WVEA Executive Director
David Haney is a graduate of Fairmont State College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with additional course work toward a MBA at the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies. A Fairmont, West Virginia native, Haney was first employed by the WVEA in 1978 as Director of Business Affairs. He became the Assistant Executive Director in 1987 and the WVEA’s Executive Director in 1996. Haney continues to serve as the Association’s chief financial officer.
Prior to joining the WVEA staff, Haney was the assistant to the Executive Director of the West Virginia Teachers Retirement Board for four years. He has served on numerous committees and commissions, including former Governor Caperton’s Financial Condition Task Force, the Consolidated Public Retirement Board and currently serves on the WV Investment Management Board.
Haney is considered an expert on the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and has vast pension knowledge. He has been interviewed and written articles for Teachers Talk, a financial information publication for K-12 educators.
Haney and his wife Terri, who is a teacher, live in Hurricane. He is the father of three daughters and has a number of grandchildren.
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