Charleston, WV - August 8, 2009 - The West Virginia Federation of Young Republicans held its Summer Executive Committee Meeting and 2009 Convention in Parkersburg, WV today. Mike Howerton of Wood County was re-elected to a 2-year term as Chairman of the West Virginia Young Republicans. Jennifer Magham was elected Vice Chairman. Jennifer also serves as the Jefferson County Clerk.
The YR National Committeeman and committeewoman were also elected. Kevin Noe returns to his position, while Lisa Peana is newly elected. They will both represent West Virginia at the 2010 National Convention. The state YR's also Chartered a new club in Jackson County.
West Virginia State Party Chairman Doung McKinney said, "I congratulate not only the winners, but all that participated. The youth represent the future and it is good to see that with their involvement the future will be in good hands."