Angela L. Alston

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ACF PictureA native of Beckley, WV, Angela currently serves as the Executive Director of the Southeastern Area Health Education Center at the West Virginia (WV) School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV, overseeing nine of the most rural and medically underserved counties in WV. Having served as a Career Development Director, she also has experience in the facilitation of experiential education, grant/program management, human resource management, desktop publishing and graphic design. She has a degree in Specialized Technology from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has studied Organizational Leadership and Development at Wheeling Jesuit University, Business Administration at the University of Charleston and holds three grant writing certificates. With nearly two decades of experience working in higher education, in addition to her primary roles, she has served as a staff advisor for student groups such as the Black Student Association and Students United for Meaningful Minority Achievement. A mother, ordained minister, local church administrator, community service organizer, president of a faith based women’s group, faith based youth leader, poet/spoken word artist and graphic designer, she demonstrates a passion for serving others, as well as her community, living according to the principle of being a woman for others. She is currently affiliated with the following organizations:

Greenbrier County Health Alliance
Greenbrier Valley Citizens Corps & Medical Reserve Corps
Living Waters Ministries Women’s Outreach
Minority Health Advocacy Group
National AHEC Organization (NAO)
National Rural Health Association (NRHA)
Service Education to Eradicate Disease Systems Coalition (SEEDS)
West Virginia Minority Health Advocacy Group
West Virginia Rural Health Association (WVRHA)