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The donors listed here are among those who give of their time, talent and treasure to their alma mater and have supported the efforts of the Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association.


Golden Bear Legacy Circle Giving Levels

President's Legacy Circle Seal

President's Circle


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WVU Tech Circle

$5,000 - $9,999

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Gold and Blue Legacy Circle Seal

Gold and Blue Circle

$2,500 - $4,999

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Golden Bear Circle

$1,000 - $2,499

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Old Main Legacy Circle Seal

Old Main Circle

$500 - $999

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Lifetime Members Legacy Circle Seal

Lifetime Members' Circle

$250 - $499

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Giving totals aren't posted, but donors are listed within their respective level based upon historical giving. Those listed have given at least $250 to Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association (TGBAA) funds since 2010 and have provided permission through our online form. Recognition is based upon total giving to any WVU Tech related fund (not just TGBAA funds).

If you have questions about the Legacy Circle or general donation questions, please reach out to 
Jonathan Grose, Director of Development by phone at 304-929-1410 or by email at 

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Legacy Circle

Details listed with donors' names were self-reported by the donor. This list is updated annually.  The donor levels include gifts made as of March 14, 2023.

President's Circle ($10,000+)

Steve Claywell, '74 
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics,1974; Student Government Senator, InterFraternity Council Rho Epsilon Beta Fraternity 

Greg Darby 

Robert E. DeHart II, '72 
2020 Alumni of the Year awardee (ENGR); BS Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude), Aug 1972; Charter member of Tau Beta Pi, West Virginia Beta, Jan 1972 (charter awarded); served as Secretary Treasurer of local chapter WVB for academic year 1971-1972. Established an academic engineering scholarship fund entitled "Robert & Nancy DeHart Engineering Fund #3Z932", Sept 16, 2019. 

John Jarrett, P.E., '84 
BS Civil Engineering 1984 ASCE Student Chapter, Delta Chi Fraternity

Paul Mattox, '82 
1982; BSCE; Cross Country; Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity; ASCE 

Ron D. O'Dell

Richard B. Priory, '69
BS, Civil Engineering; 1998 Alumni of the Year awardee (ENGR)

Charles A. (Mickey) Reeves, '78 
2018 Alumni of the Year awardee (ENGR); Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1978. AIChE Student Chapter, Resident Assistant, Tau Beta Pi; avid supporter of the TGBAA Endowed Scholarship Fund (3Z895)

Ed Robinson , '69

WVU Tech Circle ($5,000 to $9,999)

Stacey L. Fragile, Esq., '96 
2017 Alumni of the Year awardee (BHSS), 1996 B.S. Industrial Relations and Human Resources with minors in Sociology and Economics; 1996 A.A. General Studies; Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority; Majorette Corps; SHRM - Student Chapter

J. Michael Fry, '84
BSCE 1984. Delta Chi Fraternity, ASCE and Student Government

Robert L. Weser, P.E.

Gold and Blue Circle ($2,500 to $4,999)

Mr. Leslie A. Gates and Mrs. Vera L. Gates

Nancy K. Hart

Randy Hunt, '83
Class of 1983. Bachelor of Science Accounting, Associate of Science Data Processing. Lettered in both Baseball and Cross Country.

Valori Ranson

Phillip T. Redden

Garth Thomas, Ph.D.

Bernard Watson

Jen Wood, '01 
2001 Business Management, B.S.; 2009 IMC MS grad (WVU) 
Alpha Sigma Tau alumna, former member of the TGBAA Board of Directors , WVU Tech staff (current) 

Golden Bear Circle ($1,000 to $2,499)

Mr. Onas E. Aliff and Mrs. Esther A. Aliff

Eric Bess, '96 
B.S. Engineering Technology

Mr. James A. Bumgarner and Mrs. Emily E. Bumgarner

Elaine A. Davis, '81 
AS Nursing, 1981, WVU Ed.D., 1998 Sigma Phi Epsilon Golden Hearts

Dr. Mayy M. Deadrick and Mr. Michael A. Deadrick

Harry C. Farmer, ‘70

BSEE, member of IEEE and Tau Beta Pi

Mr. Roger A. Griffith and Mrs. Sharon Griffith

Mr. Wayne D. Halstead

Mrs. Holly L. Hatfield and Mr. Dean D. Hatfield

Mrs. Sandra S. Huddleston and Mr. Roger C. Huddleston

Ms. Linda L. Jones-Baucom

Mrs. Nancy L. Keatley

Dr. Carl L Kennedy

Mr. David F. Meadows and Mrs. Judy Meadows

Dr. Aaron C. Morris

Mr. Milton R. Neal and Mrs. Linda Neal

Mr. Timothy B. O'Neal and Mrs. Heather O'Neal

Republic Energy, LLC

Mr. Morley C. Shamblen, P.E.

Dr. Betty J. Skaggs

Sarah (Sally) Fish '73 & Reggie Smith
Sally is 2014 Alumni of the Year awardee (BHSS). Sally majored in English, Speech and Journalism, and was chosen Who's Who in Language Arts. She participated on the tennis and swim teams and was a cheerleader. She was a student worker as a lifeguard at the pool in the Baisi Center. Reggie is a retired faculty member of the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences and former coach for Golden Bear Athletics.

Melissa Thompson, '93 

Mr. H. Wood Thrasher

Mike Tierney,  '84 and Anita Tierney,  '85
B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology, Delta Chi Fraternity ('84)
A.S. Drafting and Design Engineering Technology ('85)

Chuck Walley, '85
Computer Management & Data Processing; Delta Chi Fraternity

Old Main Circle ($500 to $999)

Ms. Linda J. Angus

Joshua D. Cook, ‘12 
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Tau Beta Pi, ASCE Chapter President 2011-2012, TGBAA Board Member

Mr. Sherman R. Bobbitt

Mr. Kato T. Dee

Mr. Gerald W. Drake and Mrs. Karen A. Drake

Mr. Brad D. Hays

Lee Fraley, ‘88
B.S.E.E. magna cum laude, Eta Kappa Nu (national electrical engineering honor fraternity), Student Government Senator 1987-88, Phi Kappa Tau (social fraternity) 1987-88

Garrett B. Goosman

Mr. Benny E. Hopkins and Mrs. Patricia A. Hopkins

Mr. Nathaniel T. Stark and Dr. Andrea M. Stark

Mr. Clifton L. Frye

Lynn Berkley Kaplan, ‘81
BS Electrical Engineering

Mr. James J. McKenna

Dr. Larry C. Nottingham

Mr. Warren D. Perrine and Mrs. Sandra L. Perrine

Mrs. Shelley D. Watkins Porter and Mr. Brandon M. Porter

Dr. L. Zane Shuck

Mr. Gary G. Runyan and Mrs. Deanna L. Thomas

Mr. William H. Varney, Jr.

Dr. Johnathon G. Winkler and Mrs. Stacey C. Winkler

Lifetime Members' Circle ($250 to $499)

Mr. Jim E. Ball

Maja Bozic

Mr. William D. Bone

Mr. Jason S. Bussey

Mr. Charles Butcher

David M. Childers, '67, '72
AS DD, 1972 BS ME; Pi Kappa Phi

Mr. Johnny K. Cagigas and Mrs. Megan Cagigas

Mr. Bobby K. Clay and Mrs. Judith C. Clay

Mr. John M. Cox

Mr. Alan Comer

Mr. Phillip J. Cook

Mrs. Debra A. Dangerfield

Douglas R. Daughaday, '76
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE).

Robin Davis, ‘13
former member of the TGBAA Board of Directors, Delta Chi fraternity

Dr. Samuel R. Davis

Mr. Russell L. Dunford

Mr. Russell E. Hall

Mr. James C. Fields, Jr. and Mrs. Daphane Fields

Ms. Suzanne T. Garrett PMP and Mr. Bob Garrett

Mr. Garry L. Groves

Mr. Charles L. Harrison

Mr. Chester B. Helck

Mrs. Stephanie L. Honaker

Ms. Tina Houston and Mr. Darryl K. Houston

Mr. Merlon L. Howell and Mrs. Shirley D. Howell

Mrs. Verna M. Huber and Mr. Clayton L. Huber

Mr. Randall D. Isom

Mr. Basil R. Jones

Mr. Robert M. Jones

Mr. William A. Maczko

Mrs. Tracy L. Massey-Ingram

Mr. G. Stuart Matthis II and Mrs. Judy Matthis

Mr. Scot G. Meadows

Mr. Daniel E. McCoy and Mrs. Barbara McCoy

Mr. George R. Nelson

Hillary Parcell, ‘08
Nursing graduate, 2019 Nelson Distinguished Young Alumni Awardee, current faculty member in the WVU School of Nursing at WVU Tech

Mr. Barry S. Pearson and Mrs. Anna M. Pearson

Dr. Robert K. Perdue and Mrs. Kim N. Perdue

Mr. Harold R. Robinson III and Mrs. Valerie Robinson

Mr. Christopher R. Reed and Mrs. Mary K. Reed

Mr. Cyril W. Reich and Mrs. Glynda Reich

Mr. Stephen T. Rumbaugh

Danny F. Scalise, II, ‘02
B.S. Business Management; Delta Chi Fraternity

Mr. Douglas W. Sergent

Ms. Lori M. Shaffer

Mr. Robert S. Shamblin and Mrs. Cynthia L. Shamblin

Mr. William I. Silverstein and Mrs. Lorraine Silverstein

Patrick R. Smith

Mr. Victor D. Smith

Mr. William R. Stover

Ernest R Spradling, ‘81

David Strader, ‘72

Mr. David J. Tamplin

Mr. Gerald Terry

Mr. Richard N. Thomas

Ms. Ping Yee I. Thong

Mr. John M. Vencill

Mr. Norman J. Weseloh, Jr. and Mrs. Kathleen Weseloh

Ms. Patty C. Williams

Mr. Gene L. Winfrey