The Board of Directors has proposed the following nominees for election as Directors, with terms expiring in April, 2013, at the Annual Meeting: R. Clark Morton, William G. Petroplus and Nada E. Beneke
NADA E. BENEKE (54) - Sanitarian Supervisor, Ohio County Health
Department; President of the Beneke Corporation; and Director of Progressive
Nada E. Beneke , age 54, has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2001 and currently serves as a member of the Nominating and Audit Committees.
She also serves as a Director of Progressive Bank, N.A., a subsidiary bank of First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc.
Ms. Beneke’s background has proven beneficial in board discussions and decisions impacting the development and implementation of our Pandemic Response Plan.
brings an inquisitive perspective to the board and injects probing questions that invoke further discussion and evaluation of our options.
Ms. Beneke is a Sanitarian Supervisor for the Ohio County Health Department in Wheeling, West Virginia.
She also serves as President of the Beneke Corporation.
undergraduate and masters degrees from West Virginia University.
Based on the subjective and objective criteria developed by the NYSE AMEX standards and the SEC rules, the Board of Directors determined that the following nominees and current members of the Board of Directors are independent: R. Clark Morton, William G. Petroplus, Nada E. Beneke
, Laura G. Inman, Gary W. Glessner and Thomas L. Sable.
The independent members of the committee consist of non-salaried directors and presently include Gary W. Glessner, chairman, Nada E. Beneke, Laura G. Inman, R. Clark Morton, and Thomas L. Sable.
Nada E. Beneke
The Board of Directors has established a formal Nominating Committee for the selection of directors of the Company, consisting of non-salaried directors and presently includes William G. Petroplus, chairman, Nada E. Beneke and Gary W. Glessner.