Daniel D. Snavely, MD, interventional cardiologist with St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute and HIMG, and member of the Mountain Health Network board of directors, has been appointed to serve on the West Virginia Board of Education by Gov. Jim Justice.
Dr. Snavely will fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Joseph Wallace from the board last month, according to a release from the governor’s office. His term will expire in November 2024.
“For years, Dr. Snavely has been dedicated to improving the health of our community through his work as a cardiologist. Now, he will use that same dedication to enhance the education of the young people in our state,” said Michael Mullins, FACHE, president and CEO, Mountain Health Network. “We congratulate him on this appointment and look forward to the great work he will accomplish.”
“I am passionate about public education in our state and I look forward to serving and assisting with the diligence the position deserves,” Dr. Snavely said.
In addition to his work as a cardiologist, Dr. Snavely serves as the medical director for St. Mary’s Wound Center, and on the volunteer faculties for both the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. A 1989 graduate of Marshall University and 1994 graduate of the WVU School of Medicine, he is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and holds sub-specialty certification in cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Snavely is also a member of the American College of Cardiology and the American Medical Association.
The West Virginia Board of Education is vested with general supervision of the state’s elementary and secondary schools, as established in the West Virginia Constitution. Its 12 members include nine citizens appointed by the governor and three non-voting ex-officio members.