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Gov. Justice Hires Former Campaign Staffer As Regional Representative For Eastern Panhandle



Gov. Jim Justice has hired a former campaign staff member as his Regional Representative for West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle counties.

Martinsburg-native Summer Ratcliff will split her time between Martinsburg and Charleston and work as a Legislative Assistant during the state Legislative sessions, according to a press release.

After the session, Ratcliff will serve as a Regional Representative to Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan, Hampshire, Mineral, Grant, Hardy, and Pendleton Counties.

Her role will be the primary point of contact for constituents in those counties and serve as a direct line to the governor.

The press release states she will assist local governments, organizations, and residents who want to communicate with the governor’s office and state government as a whole.

Ratcliff is a graduate of West Virginia University, and has spent her career in public service and politics.