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Adventure WV

West Virginia University Phone: (304) 293-5221
P.O. Box 6018
2001 Rec Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

  • Marion Holmes

    Director - Adventure WV

    (304) 293-8503

    Marion is originally from Massachusetts but now considers the Mountain State her home. Marion holds a B.A from Harvard University in the History of Science and a M.S. from the University of New Hampshire in Kinesiology/Outdoor Education. Her graduate work focused on "outdoor orientation programs" like Adventure WV's First Year Trips. Marion came to Adventure WV in 2013 as Assistant Director, and subsequently served as the Associate Director before taking on the Director position in 2019. Marion is a marathoner, ultramarathoner, and triathlete. She has a daughter in elementary school and a baby boy born during the pandemic. In her few quiet moments, she and her husband do the Sunday New York Times crossword and read The Atlantic.

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  • Marcedes Minana

    First Year Trips - Program Coordinator

    (304) 293-7117

    Marcedes is a proud student of the “school of life” (a term she uses to reference the various informal experiences that shape us as humans) and chooses to pursue life with a curious and adventurous spirit. She has a passion for connecting with people and values the opportunity to learn their stories – believing that we all have a story that matters.

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  • Patricia Chan

    First Year Trips - Program Coordinator

    (304) 293-1369

    Originally from New England, Tricia earned her Master of Science in Kinesiology: Outdoor Education from the University of New Hampshire, and has been involved with outdoor and adventure leadership in higher education for over twelve years.

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  • Kelly Keifer

    Adventure WV - Senior Office Administrative Assistant

    (304) 293-7179

    Originally from Florida, Kelly considers West Virginia her home. She has traveled all over the world and still believes West Virginia is one of the most beautiful places on this earth. She enjoys playing outside and never tires from the endless opportunities to do so in our state. The other reason she calls this state her home is the people. West Virginians are friendly, kind, helpful, sincere, and hard working. What better place could someone call Home?

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