Goldberg elected to lead Fairmont State University Board of Governors

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The Fairmont State University Board of Governors has elected Mon Health System’s President and Chief Executive Officer David Goldberg as the new chairman of the board, his term will begin July 1, 2020.

Mr. Goldberg was appointed to the Board of Governors by Governor Jim Justice in July of 2019 and will now be serving on the academic affairs and finance committees.

“It is a privilege to serve on the Fairmont State University Board of Governors,” David Goldberg said. “I am honored to be asked to serve as chairman of this dynamic group of leaders. Our esteemed faculty, staff, board and management team are so dedicated to the educational excellence of our students. I am proud of the work being done at the University with our widely acclaimed academic programs as we continue on our journey to greatness under the leadership of Dr. Martin.”

Fairmont State President Mirta Martin is excited to congratulate Mr. Goldberg on his appointment as chairman of the board.

“David Goldberg brings decades of leadership experience, guiding large and complex organizations. Just as importantly, he has a proven track record, demonstrating a commitment to community and service,” she said. “I look forward to working with Mr. Goldberg, and I’m optimistic about the future of Fairmont State and the entire Falcon Family.”

Mr. Goldberg serves as Mon Health System’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He has more than 17 years of senior healthcare leadership experience. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President with Highmark Health’s Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and former interim-President of Highmark Home and Community Services (HMHCS) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He earned his Master’s degree in health systems management from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from West Virginia University. A recipient of several professional awards, he has remained active in healthcare, professionally and in community activities throughout his career.