Our President

​​WVACo President

WVACo President Agnes Queen headshot

​Agnes Queen
Lewis County Commissioner​
Agnes Queen was first elected to the County Commission in 2008. Having a background in Public Relations and Marketing she spent ten years as a Senior Account Executive with West Virginia Radio Corporation managing accounts in seventeen counties throughout West Virginia.

Queen currently serves as the President of WVACO, CCAWV and Lewis County Commission. She serves on the Board of Directors for WVACO, CCAWV, Region VII Planning Development Council, Lewis County Economic Development Authority and Lewis County Park Board. She also serves on several internal committees for WVACO and CCAWV. She is also a member of the Weston Rotary Club, Lewis County Blueprint Team, Weston HubCap Team, Appalachian Gateway Community Team Member, Lewis County Extension Services Committee and is a founding member of the Lewis County Foundation.

On the state and national level, Queen serves on WV Courthouse Facilities and was appointed by the Governor to serve on the WV Property Valuation Commission (PVC). NACO committees include the Telecommunications & Technology Steering Committee and was appointed by the NACO President to serve on Rural Action Caucus (RAC).

A lifelong resident of Lewis County Agnes and her husband, Mike have one son Brandon who attends WV Wesleyan and one fur baby (a small Chihuahua) named Klepto Curtis because he steals everything you lay down.

WVACo Immediate Past President

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Matthew Harvey

Jefferson County Prosecutor

​​​Matthew Harvey has been the prosecuting attorney for Jefferson County since 2016. Before that, Harvey served as an assistant prosecutor in the counties of Berkeley and Kanawha and practiced criminal defense at a private firm.​

​Harvey currently serves on boards for Community Corrections and Teen Court for Jefferson County. ​​Harvey is the President of the West Virginia Association of Counties and is assigned to the Legislative Regional Jails Study Group. Harvey is originally from Monroe County and now resides in Shepherdstown with his wife, Sarah, young daughter, and dog.