- Associated Press - Friday, September 9, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is getting a new state head of personnel.

A news release Thursday says Joe Thomas has been named acting director of the West Virginia Division of Personnel. Acting Administration Secretary Mary Jane Pickens tapped Thomas to replace Sara Walker, who retired on Aug. 31 after serving as director for seven years.

In July 2016, Thomas was named deputy director for the Division of Personnel. He also served as assistant director of employee relations for the division.

Thomas has worked for the Division of Personnel for the past 17 years. He has 23 years total of West Virginia state agency human resources experience.

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