Board Members

Jim Joseph Crawford, Sr., Board President

Mr. Jim Crawford was elected to the Board of Education in July, 2000. Jim is the Director of the Gazette Track and Field Meet, which is held in Charleston, West Virginia.

William Thaw

Mr. William P. (Pete) Thaw was elected to a four-year term on the Kanawha County Board of Education that began in July 1, 1998. He is a graduate of Morris Harvey College, where he was a recipient of the Claude J. Davis Award.

Becky Jones Jordon

Becky Jones Jordon is a lifelong resident of Charleston. She is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School, received a bachelors in Social Work in from West Virginia University and a Masters in Social Work from WVU.

Ryan White

Ryan White was elected to the board of education for a four year term beginning July 1, 2014. Ryan graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Political Science in 2001 and graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law with a J.D. in 2005.

Ric Cavender

Ron Duerring, Superintendent

Ron Duerring became Superintendent of Kanawha County Schools on Sept. 21, 1998. He came to Kanawha County Schools in 1975 as a teacher at Spring Hill Elementary and has since served as a consultant, principal, and assistant superintendent.