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Donna J. BoleyREPRepublican State Senator, District 3
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WVResidence (state)

Donna Jean Boley (born December 9, 1935) is a Republican member of the West Virginia Senate representing the 3rd district. West Virginia Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr. appointed Boley on May 14, 1985 to fill a seat made vacant by the resignation of Sam White on April 24, 1985. Since her election to White's unexpired term in 1986, Boley has gone on to win re-election nine times. From 1990 to 1996, she was Senate Minority Leader. In 1991 and 1992, Boley was also the only Republican member in the 34-member Senate, making her the minority chairwoman for every single Senate committee.As of 2021, Boley is the longest continuously serving state senator in West Virginia history. Boley represents Senate District 3, which includes Pleasants, Wood, Wirt and part of Roane counties.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
West Virginia University, Parkersburg
Attended
1981
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
President Pro Tempore
West Virginia State Senate
2015 - Current
Senate Minority Leader
West Virginia State Senate
1991 - 1997
Senator
West Virginia State Senate
1987 - Current
Bookkeeper
Queue System
1986
Secretary
Union Carliede
1955 - 1960
Other Experience1 - 29 of 29
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1988
Member
Mitt Romney Presidential Campaign Steering Committee
2012
Chair
West Virginia Women, McCain for President
2008
Committeewoman
Republican National Committee
1992 - 2004
Senior Advisor
George W. Bush for President, West Virginia Campaign
2000
Member
State Republican Executive Committee
1978 - Current
Member
Saint Mary's Woman's Club
1965 - Current
President
Saint Mary's Woman's Club, 1965-present
Former Chair
West Virginia Republican Legislative Committee
Former Legislative Chair
West Virginia Federation of Republican Women
Member
Pleasants County Republican Women
Member
Republican National Committee
1992 - 2004
Chair
Pleasants County Republican Executive Committee
1988 - Current
Former Chair
Minority Issues-Interim Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Chair
Equal Pay Commission, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Workforce Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Energy Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Member
Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Select Committee on Tax Reform, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Labor and Worker Safety Issues Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Joint Children and Families Committee, West Virginia State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Joint Education Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Joint Oversight Commission on Education Accountability, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Joint Children and Families Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Joint Veterans' Affairs Committee, West Virginia General Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Military Committee, West Virginia State Senate