A former member of the West Virginia Senate, and a past Chair of the WV Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, Ron is a part time farmer and business owner and pastor in Lewisburg, WV. He is now a member of the Governor of West Virginia's Senior Staff as the first person to be placed in the role of Agriculture and Rural Development and as a liaison from the Governor's office with the elected Commissioner of Agriculture in West Virginia. He is active in the planning and development in the Agricultural future in the Mountain State. Ron is involved in the Fair and Festival Business as well as managing an Agri-tourism event on the family farm. He is married to Cindy Miller, RN, and they have three grown children and one grandchild with another to be entering the world possibly this weekend.