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Whiteman Vies for Recorder Seat

By Staff | Apr 18, 2018


Kim Whiteman is running for New Martinsville City Recorder. She is a lifelong resident of New Martinsville and a 1989 graduate of Magnolia High School.

Kim is mother to Alex Berger, a 2018 graduate of Magnolia High School who will attend West Virginia University in the Fall of 2018.

As well as being a full time college student, Kim is also an employee of an independently owned New Martinsville business, and she will be completing an internship with Youth Services System in Wheeling, W.Va., in April of 2018.

Kim will be graduating from West Liberty University in May 2018 with honors. She will have earned her bachelor’s degree in social work and a minor in psychology. She is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, an academic honor society.

Her education and training has provided Kim with a knowledge of strategic planning that can used to help identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats related to community planning. This background allows Kim to assess the needs, situations, strengths, and the support necessary to develop plans, research, and responses to deal with crisis situations.

As an independent business owner, Kim understands the needs of the people of this community and what it takes to develop economic opportunities.

“I want to give back to the community that has given me so much,” said Kim Whiteman.