CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has received the retirement of West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch, effective December 31, 2022. He has agreed to remain at DHHR as an advisor until that time. His transition to advisor is effective today.
Gov. Justice also announced that effective today, Dr. Jeff Coben, Associate Vice President for Health Affairs & Dean of the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has been named Interim Secretary of DHHR.
Also effective today, Dr. Clay Marsh, and Retired Major General Jim Hoyer, will become advisors to Gov. Justice and to DHHR on the implementation of the McChrystal Report and the leadership transition.