West Virginia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Ranjit K. Majumder, Chairperson

Norman Lindell
South Charleston

Ludmilla (Tina) B. Burns

Donald L. Pitts**

Joan T. Hairston

Marcia C. Pops

Debra J. Hart
Cross Lanes

Arthena L. Sewell Roper
Charles Town

Gregory T. Hinton

Nelson E. Staples*
White Sulphur Springs 

Jennifer Keadle Mason*

Brian R. Swiger
Cross Lanes

Samuel N. Kusic

Patty Vandergrift Tompkins

 *  Appointed to the Committee in February 2002.
** No longer a member of the Advisory Committee.

Gregory Hinton served as chairperson during the planning and holding of the three community forums. Former member Donald Pitts served on the Advisory Committee during the early planning of the project.


The West Virginia Advisory Committee wishes to thank the staff of the Commissionís Eastern Regional Office. The planning and holding of the community forum, and incorporation of affected agency review comments were conducted by Marc D. Pentino, civil rights analyst. The report was written by Catherine Sunshine, independent contractor. Ki-Taek Chun, director of the Eastern Regional Office, assisted during report development and writing stages and supervised the project. Dawn Sweet provided editorial services and prepared the report for publication. Dorothy Pearson-Canty and Furaha Raufu Bey provided production and distribution services.