Ron Justice received two WVU degrees: a bachelor’s degree in history in 1985 and a master’s degree in educational administration in 1990. Ron has worked for the University since 1985, serving in various roles, including Greek advisor and assistant dean of students before becoming director of student organizations. He also served as mayor of Morgantown from 2002-2009, helping to strengthen town and gown relationships. Previously he served as deputy mayor for seven years and as a member of Morgantown City Council from 1991-2009.
Travis Mollohan represents and advocates on behalf of WVU with the WV State Legislature and the WV Governor’s Office, as well as federal, state, county and local officials across the Mountain State. Prior to joining WVU, he served as a long-time aide to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin. He previously worked for Manchin in campaign, gubernatorial and senatorial roles, where he last served as director of outreach initiatives and constituent services for the Senator’s state operations. Travis earned a B.A. in Political Science from West Virginia University in 2005. Locally, he works with the Empty Bowls Monongalia board of directors, and he serves on the Morgantown Area Partnership board.
Representing West Virginia University in Washington, D.C., Suzanne provides leadership for the university’s relationships with federal officials and staff. She works directly with the West Virginia Delegation, federal agencies, and higher education organizations to communicate, engage, and advocate for priorities that impact the university. Prior to joining WVU in August 2015, served as U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller’s Director of Appropriations and Legislative Aid for higher education issues. From 1988 through June 2010, Suzanne served in a number of roles for former U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, including Staff Assistant, Projects Assistant, Projects Director, and Professional Staff on the Senate Appropriations Committee. In later years on the Senate Appropriations Committee, Suzanne oversaw the development and advancement of all West Virginia-related appropriations initiatives for Senator Byrd, including investments supporting existing and new federal agency operations, transportation infrastructure, military construction, defense, higher education capital infrastructure and research programs, and community development. Suzanne is an At-Large Board Member of the WVU National Capital Area. Suzanne holds a B.A. in International Studies from West Virginia University.