Nominations for the employee representative on the WVU Hospitals' board of directors were recently accepted, and the employees who received the most nominations are: Catherine Mayle, Jerome Kerwin, and Michael Trent Wable.

Employees can cast their vote for the candidates now through Tuesday, July 24.

Click here to learn more about the candidates and to cast your vote. (The link is only accessible in-house.)

The employee who receives the most votes will serve a two-year term on the board of directors starting Aug. 1.

WVUH has a 17-member board, and one member is a hospital employee who is elected by staff. Mark Smith is the current employee representative on the board.

The responsibilities and duties of the role include:

  • Understanding and demonstrating a commitment to the corporation's mission.
  • Keeping up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization.
  • Contributing skills and knowledge by participating actively in board and committee meetings.
  • Ensuring the corporation is complying with all legal and regulatory requirements.

If you have questions or experience technical problems with voting please contact Wendy Mazzei at or 304-598-6627.