Board of Directors

The WVPCA Board of Directors is comprised of representatives (CEO or their designee) from each member organization. The Executive Committee is comprised of the President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past-President and the chairperson representing the Public Issues & Government Relations Committee and the Quality Leadership Committee.

2018-2019 West Virginia Primary Care Association Executive Committee
John Schultz CEO of New River Health Association President
Paul Wamsley CEO of St. George Medical Clinic President-Elect
Kristi Atha-Rader CEO of Rainelle Medical Center Secretary
 Eric Ruf CEO of Belington Community Medical Services Association  Treasurer
Nancy Vandergrift President of Monongahela Valley Association of Health Centers Immediate Past-President
Carrie Pennybacker Chief Nursing Officer/Quality and Risk Manager at Ritchie Regional Health Center  
Steve Shattls CEO of Valley Health Systems, Inc.   


The WVPCA is the largest organized primary care network in the state.