Lisa Welch, of Shepherdstown WV, has been elected to the board of directors of the Congressional Education Foundation, which operates the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on the campus of Shepherd University. Walter J. Stewart, chairman of the board, said that Ms. Welch was invited to join the board because of her outstanding commitments to public service and the betterment of Shepherd University and her work to sustain and expand the superb social and cultural environment to which the Byrd Center contributes.
Ms. Welch is a board member of the West Virginia Humanities Council, the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation, and the Scarborough Society, which helps support the Shepherd University Library. She is also the co-founder and coordinator of the Shepherdstown Film Society. She and her husband Paul were recipients of the President’s Award in 2015 for their outstanding support of Shepherd University and the community.
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