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Delauder Vies For Commission Seat

By Staff | Apr 18, 2018


Charlie Delauder has filed to run as a candidate for the Tyler County Commission. He has been married to Pam Hayes of Meadville for the past 41 years. They have two daughters, Kristin Childers and Kara Dixon. Kristin, a self-employed Certified Public Accountant, lives in St. Marys with her husband Noah, an Emergency Room Physician at Camden Clark, and their son. Kara, a Marketing Communications Coordinator at Camp Dawson Event Center, lives in Kingwood with her husband Jeremy, an Athletic Trainer at Preston Memorial Hospital, and their son. Charlie and Pam have two grandchildren; Lane Childers, 3, and Dax Dixon, 6 months.Delauder was employed by the Tyler County Board of Education for 36 years as a teacher and coach. He was selected as Teacher of the Year on two occasions, once by Sistersville Elementary School and once by A.I. Boreman Elementary School.

Delauder has been active in his local church where he serves on the Board of Trustees and chairs the Administrative Council. He has recently been elected to serve as the President of the West Virginia Humanities Council, the state branch of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Council distributes approximately $1 million in grants throughout the state of West Virginia.

Delauder has been a small business owner of a construction company since the mid-80s. He and his coworkers built homes and completed many remodeling projects.

Delauder served three years as President of the West Virginia Education Association working to advance public schools in the state. He worked with the state board of education and legislature to promote better education.

Delauder recently served four years as the mayor of Middlebourne. He was successful in securing more than $3.3 million dollars to improve the lives of the citizens of Middlebourne. Two million dollars will be used to improve the water system for the town. Delauder successfully implemented several new programs, such as a splash pad for kids in the park, Bands on Broad music performances in the Middlebourne gazebo, park improvements, removal of the dilapidated pink building on Main Street, and numerous other activities. Delauder continues to serve Tyler county as a member of the Tyler County Building Commission, the Tyler County Planning Commission and the Tyler County Development Authority.Delauder’s goals for the county commission include support for all emergency responders, support for our county’s senior citizens, open and accessible government for all citizens and infrastructure improvements (including cell service, broadband and water service) for everyone in the county.

Delauder wants to be your key to a better Tyler County. Please support Charlie Delauder to serve you on the Tyler County Commission.