Meet Dr. Daniel Snavely
As a West Virginia Board of Education member for three years, Dr. Daniel Snavely said his favorite part of serving on the state board has been realizing the positive impact on West Virginia’s school communities.
“I am participating in something meaningful for our students and our state.”
A West Virginia native, Dr. Snavely currently lives in Putnam County, but grew up in Mingo County where he attended school for his early education before traveling to Huntington to earn his undergraduate degree and then Morgantown for his medical degree.
“My community has always been very supportive of public education and the local youth.”
When asked what he wished our education community knew about serving on a state board, Dr. Snavely noted the number of materials that must be reviewed to make sound decisions which best support West Virginia schools.
A graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine and Marshall University, Snavely works as the medical director at St. Mary’s Regional Wound Center and as an interventional cardiologist at Huntington Internal Medicine Group.
In his free time, Dr. Snavely serves as volunteer faculties for both the Marshall University School of Medicine and for the University of Cincinnati. He also volunteers as a coach and an umpire for various local sporting events. He and his wife have four children and reside in Hurricane.
Getting To Know Board Member Snavely
Academic Background: Dr. Snavely attended Chattaroy Grade School and Junior High and Williamson High School in Mingo County. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Marshall University and attended West Virginia University’s School of Medicine to earn his M.D.
Professional Background: Dr. Snavely works as the medical director at St. Mary’s Regional Wound Center and as an interventional cardiologist at Huntington Internal Medicine Group. He also serves as a faculty member at Marshall University and the University of Cincinnati.
- Favorite Subject: Biology
Favorite Hobbies: Golf, sports, food, and politics