CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that Sheryl Webb has
been appointed to serve as director of the West Virginia Division of Personnel,
effective Aug. 1, 2017.
“Sheryl brings many innovative ideas and approaches to staffing, communication,
training, and policy integration,” said Gov. Justice. “With a strong
focus on creating a strategic workforce plan, her efforts will enhance our
personnel operations so we may better serve all West Virginians. I look forward
to Sheryl bringing to our state government the insight and innovative mindset
that we need as we move forward on revamping the Division of Personnel.”
"I am grateful to Governor Justice for the opportunity to serve the state
as director of the Division of Personnel," Webb said. "I am honored
to be appointed to this position and look forward to working for him and the
citizens of West Virginia."
With extensive knowledge and experience in human resource management within
state government, Webb previously served as Deputy Secretary of State and Chief
of Staff for the West Virginia Secretary of State until January of 2017. She
has served in other positions within that office since 2009 and also with the
State Treasurer’s Office.
Webb is a graduate of Marshall University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree
in communication studies with emphasis in organizational communications and a
master’s degree in communication studies with an emphasis in