Meet Our Board and Staff
OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Wayne Smith, President
Al Tomson - Vice President
Roscoe ‘Ronnie’ Beall – Treasurer
Sandra Frank - Secretary
Patrick Darlington – Tucker County Commissioner
Amy Wagner - City of Parsons
Matt Quattro - City of Thomas Rep
Robby McClung - Town of Davis
Steve Leyh, Executive Director
Steve Leyh is an entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience as a business leader.
In November 2017, he was selected as executive director of the Tucker County Development Authority. The authority works to promote economic development while embracing the heritage of the community.
Before arriving in Tucker County, Leyh served on and would later lead the Downtown Development Commission in Cumberland, Maryland as executive director. He simultaneously worked as promotions director for the Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority believing that collaboration between the two organizations was a key to success. He was an active member and served as chair of the Canal Towns Partnership, an economic and community development initiative for communities along the C&O Canal National Historical Park.
Previously, Leyh founded a digital design and marketing company where he strategically increased sales for hundreds of businesses. As a teenager, he founded a magazine and destination marketing company focused on the mountains of Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Under his leadership the company flourished and won back-to-back West Virginia tourism awards.
He is an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Leadership Allegany, and a graduate of Boys State at the United States Naval Academy. Currently he serves on the board of directors for the Tucker County Convention and Visitors Bureau, West Virginia Hardwood Alliance Zone and is an advisory board member for the West Virginia Small Business Development Center. Leyh is also a proud member of the International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, West Virginia Economic Development Council and the Tucker County Chamber of Commerce.
He resides in Canaan Valley with his family and his yellow lab. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, skiing and savoring the beauty of Tucker County.
2019 Development Authority Meeting Schedule:
The Tucker County Development Authority usually meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 PM. Our meetings are open to the public.
Agendas are posted in the Tucker County Development Authority offices and on this website on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting. Meeting minutes are posted on this website after they have been approved by the Development Authority.
Location of meetings:
Meetings are held in the Clower Run Conference Room in the National Youth Science Foundation Building, 494 Riverstone Road in Davis, WV 26260 unless otherwise noted.
If you have questions, need directions, or assistance please call our office at 304-614-8839.
2019 Development Authority Meeting Schedule:
The meeting schedule for the upcoming year is as follows:
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 6 PM - Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10 AM - Workforce Housing Task Force Committee Meeting
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6 PM - Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10 AM - Workforce Housing Task Force Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6 PM - Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6 PM - Industrial Park Masterplan / Workforce Housing Work Session
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 10 AM - Workforce Housing Task Force Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6 PM (Annual Meeting & Election of Officers)
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6 PM
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6 PM
2018 Development Authority Meeting Schedule:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4 PM - Industrial Park Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5 PM - Audit Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6 PM
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6 PM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6 PM
2017 Development Authority Meeting Schedule: