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W.Va. Ethics Commission names new exec director

Feb. 22, 2013 @ 09:13 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The general counsel for the West Virginia Ethics Commission is its incoming executive director.

C. Joan Parker succeeds Theresa M. Kirk, who announced in December should was leaving the commission after nine years of service. Parker was selected Thursday.

A West Virginia native, Parker has been the commission’s general counsel for the past four years. She will be succeeded in that post by Maryclaire Akers, a former prosecutor for Kanawha County.

Parker begins her new duties on March 11. Kirk’s departure is March 8.



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