Annette BoggsAnnette Boggs was raised in an Extension involved family in rural Hardy County. She and her brother attended 4-H club meetings with their Mother, who was a volunteer 4-H Leader. Throughout her life she has remained actively involved with the WVU Extension Service.
After 31 years of service, Annette retired from WVU Extension as an Extension Associate Professor Emeritus. During her career she served as a County Extension Home Economist, an Eastern Area Program Coordinator, an area and state Development Specialist and a 4-H Agent. She is a 4-H All-Star and was one of four WV Delegates who attended the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C.
She earned her bachelor’s degree at Shepherd College and her master’s in Adult Education and Counseling from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. She was a recipient of the Kellogg Fellowship, which is only presented to select professionals of federal agencies who wish to continue their formal education. She has also completed post graduate studies at WVU, the University of Maine and the University of Frostburg in Maryland.
She and her husband, Howard, reside in Keyser, WV. She is a member of the Eastern WV Rural Health Consortium; the “Voices of Grace” choir at Grace United Methodist Church; the Delta Kappa Gamma Professional Women Educators and serves as an officer of the Potomac Highland Chapter of the National Association of Federal Retires. She enjoys musicals, traveling and just being at home.