Board of Directors

The CORE Board of Directors is composed of nine to 15 voting members. Each must demonstrate a strong commitment to CORE’s mission and may serve three consecutive three-year terms, for a total of nine years. At least 20 percent of the voting members must be residents of West Virginia. The board meets on a quarterly basis.



     Michael Baker; Chair
     Township Manager 
     Blairsville Boro




     Lindsay Petrosky; Vice Chair
     Jackson Kelly PLLC




     Barbara Duffy Stewart; Secretary
     Retired; Healthcare Executive




     Kevin Marpoe; Treasurer
     Director, Investor Relations & Investment Management
     HIGHMARK Health 




     Janet James; Past Chair
     Assistant Attorney General & Counsel
     West Virginia Attorney General Office




     Jeffrey Bechtel
     Senior Vice President, Health Economics & Policy
     The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania




     James Garraux
     Attorney (Recipient Family representative)




                                          James Kaufman
                                          President & CEO
                                          West Virginia Hospital Association



     Joseph Letnaunchyn
     Retired; Healthcare Executive




     Thomas Meacham
     Retired (Donor Family Representative)




                                          Delegate Moore Capito
                                          West Virginia House of Delegates



     David O’Brien
     Retired; Healthcare Executive





     Christopher Yanakos
     President, Reli 
     (Living Liver Donor)



                                         William R. Wagner, PhD
                                         McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine





     Hall T. McGee, MD  Medical Director, Eye Banking – Ex Officio






     Elizabeth Lendermon, MD  Chief Medical Director – Ex Officio






     Susan A. Stuart — President/CEO – Ex Officio