Gov. Justice appoints Sheryl Webb to lead the Division of Personnel


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 marketing/management.

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Grant Herring,


Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

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