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Carrie Staton

Brownfields Association Director, WV Water Research Institute

Carries manages programs and projects at the Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center related to community engagement, education, research, and collaborative redevelopment. Carrie is a proud alum of Bethany College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Administration, and of West Virginia University, where she received a Master of Public Administration. Carrie, a native of Mullens, worked briefly in park revitalization in underserved neighborhoods in Washington, DC before the draw of the mountains pulled her home to West Virginia to continue her studies and enter the world of community development, a cause she has dedicated her life to and which brings great personal and professional fulfillment, especially in her home among the hills.