The West Virginia GEAR UP program is managed by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Division of Student Affairs.

Program staff:

Adam S. Green, Ed.D.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
GEAR UP Project Director
(304) 558-0655
ude.c1544413556pehvw1544413556@neer1544413556g.mad1544413556a1544413556

Elizabeth Manuel

College Access and Success Program Director
Based at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
(304) 896-7452
ude.c1544413556pehvw1544413556@leun1544413556am.ht1544413556ebazi1544413556le1544413556

Jason (JR) Luyster

College Access and Success Program Director
Based at West Virginia State University
(304) 766-3012
ude.c1544413556pehvw1544413556@rets1544413556yul.n1544413556osaj1544413556

Rachel Hicks

Community Outreach Specialist
(304) 558-0655
ude.c1544413556pehvw1544413556@skci1544413556h.leh1544413556car1544413556

Heather McChesney

Coordinator of Curriculum and Professional Development
(304) 558-0655
ude.c1544413556pehvw1544413556@yens1544413556ehccm1544413556.reht1544413556aeh1544413556