WVSOM Board Members

The Board of Governors of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is comprised of nine lay members appointed by the Governor and three elected representatives, one each from the faculty, staff and student body.

Steven C. Sarver - Chair

  • Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest University
  • Owner, Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood, Bluefield, VA
  • Senior Vice President, Justice Coal Corporation
  • Senior Tennis Consultant, The Greenbrier
Photo: Robert B. Holstein, D.O.

Robert B. Holstein, D.O. - Vice Chair

  • Bachelor of Arts, Anderson University
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1979
  • Family Medicine, MyHealthOnSite, Bob Pryor Employee Health Center, Port Charlotte, FL
  • Past President, WVSOM Alumni Association
  • 2019 Recipient, WVSOM Distinguished Alumni Award

J. Fred Earley, II, J.D. - Secretary

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Virginia University
  • Juris Doctor, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Member, West Virginia State Bar
  • Leader, Bowles Rice Health Care Team
  • Past President (2009-2016), Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia Board of Directors
  • Board Member, West Virginia Health Information Network, Wood County Development Authority, Boys and Girls Club Foundation, and Parkersburg YMCA
Photo: Randall Belt, D.O.

Randall Belt, D.O.

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Bluefield College
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1998
  • Emergency Department Medical Director, Greeneville Community Hospital East, Greeneville, TN
  • Adjunct faculty member, Milligan College physician assistant program, Elizabethton, TN
Photo: Gregory A. Burton

Gregory A. Burton

  • Bachelor of Science, Business, University of Charleston
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Kentucky
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company
  • Past Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia Department of Administration

Aaron T. Byczynski, B.S. OMS–III – Student Representative

  • Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University
Garlitz

John Garlitz, D.O. – Faculty Representative

  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1997
  • Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, WVSOM
  • Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Medical Acupuncture, Robert C. Byrd Clinic, Lewisburg, WV
  • Member, Robert C. Byrd Clinic Board of Directors
Sherri Miller

Sherri L. Miller - Staff Representative

  • Bachelor of Science, Accountancy, Bluefield State College
  • Human Resources Coordinator, WVSOM
Portrait - Frederick B. Morgan, D.O.

Frederick B. Morgan, D.O.

  • Regents Bachelor of Arts, Concord College
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1991
  • Vice Chairman, Surgery Department, Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV
  • Assistant Professor, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Gary L. Poling, D.O.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Wake Forest University
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine – Class of 1988
  • Internship, WestView Osteopathic Hospital
  • Residency, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, East Carolina University (Family Practice)
  • Family Practice, The Greenbrier Clinic, White Sulphur Springs, WV
Photo: David L. Ramsey

David L. Ramsey

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • MHA, Washington University School of Medicine
  • President and CEO, Charleston Area Medical Center Health System, Inc.
  • Board Member and 2012 Chairman, West Virginia Hospital Association
place holder photo

Todd A. Smith, D.O

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Concord College
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1997
  • President, Blue Ridge Internal Medicine, Princeton, WV
  • Chairperson, Princeton Community Hospital Medicine Department and Special Care Committee