Charleston, WV:  The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation (TGKVF) elected Georgette Rashid George to their Board of Trustees at the December 12, 2018 meeting.  She will serve a five-year term.  The Board has 13 elected Trustees and includes Dr. Michelle Foster, President and CEO of the Foundation.

Georgette Rashid George is a principal in many retail, office, and hotel business enterprises where she manages the administrative and financial operations. She serves on several boards including WV Regional Tech Park, Summit Financial Group, Inc./Summit Community Bank, and the Tamarack Foundation. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Georgette is also a member of the Federal Reserve WV Advisory Community Bank for the Fifth District.

TGKVF is the largest community foundation in Central Appalachia and celebrated its 56th anniversary in 2018. The Foundation has approximately $250 million in assets under management and over 500 philanthropic funds.  TGKVF is a 501 c (3) tax-exempt, organization and ranks 82nd among community foundations in the United States.