Teri Harlan serves as the Administrator of the Fayette County Health Department where she has worked for over five years and is also currently serving the Nicholas County Health Department on an interim basis.

Teri spent her childhood in Chesapeake, VA but followed her parents back home to West Virginia in 1989. Teri has spent most of her adult life working in healthcare administration for nonprofit organizations. Her passion is trying to make positive change throughout the community. She has served on various boards and currently serves on the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce.
Teri resides in Oak Hill with her husband of 27 years. They have four amazing children, two of which continue to keep them very busy. When not working, Teri enjoys hiking, kayaking, watching her kids play soccer, and watching her daughter figure skate.

Teri has always tried to teach her children the importance of being kind to others and giving back to the community, especially those in need. She is excited for the opportunity to raise money for the United Way and plans to have fun with some unique fundraisers. She also plans to use this as an opportunity to highlight the amazing businesses and activities we have in Fayette and Nicholas Counties.

Rod Perdue

Rodney Perdue II was born and raised in Powellton in Fayette County. He is the Chief Deputy of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department and has held this position for the last six years. Rod currently resides in Oak Hill, WV with his wife, Julia, his daughter, Madison, who is a WVU Nursing Student in Beckley, and son, Dalton, who attends WVU’s Morgantown campus.

Rod has a deep love for the outdoors. He loves to hunt, fish, camp, and enjoys Summersville Lake. His family has set forth a strong example of public service, as they are all involved in public service in one capacity or another. Rod has always felt compelled to serve and protect the communities that helped raise him and to give back for all that has been given to him.

Rod is dancing to serve and support the United Way. He doesn’t feel that dancing is in his wheelhouse of expertise, but he is excited about the opportunity to connect with others to help this organization.




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