Berkeley Arts Council FY2020 Officers and Board Members

The Berkeley Arts Council Board of Directors held its first meeting of the 2020 fiscal year this week and elected new officers and members for the coming year. Effective July, 2019 the following officers were elected:

President – Anna Howard
Vice President – Judith Becker
Secretary – Gary Bergel
Treasurer – Malinda Shaver is a founding Board member and has served as President for the past 9 years.

Additionally, the following people will serve as board members:

Rip Smith – Founding Board Member
Susan Parker
Jeff Molenda
Annette Verna

“Creativity and it’s extension, art, have always been a spirited force in my personality. To now be selected to lead the Berkeley Arts Council at the outset of its second decade is a privilege,” commented incoming president, Anna Howard.

“As we celebrate the Berkeley Arts Council’s 10th Anniversary this year, the board has many plans to expand our activities, with an emphasis on building our membership and creating events that bring together artists and people who enjoy the arts.”

Visit our Web site, and our Facebook page and be on the lookout for events to celebrate our 10th anniversary milestone.

The Berkeley Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non‐profit organization incorporated in West Virginia working to ensure that Berkeley County has a vibrant, vital arts environment by promoting awareness, understanding and appreciation of the literary, visual and performing arts in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. The Berkeley Arts Council is on the web at


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