Festival names board president

Cliff Marstiller has been selected to serve as president of the board of directors of the 77th Mountain State Forest Festival.

He is a graduate of Elkins High School and a 1980 graduate of Davis & Elkins College. He is a co-owner of Innovative Investments Inc. in Elkins, where he has been employed as a financial planner for 27 years. He has been married to his wife Sherri Marstiller since 1995.

Marstiller serves on the board of directors of the West Virginia Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the Randolph County Senior Center. He was presented with the Tower Award at Davis & Elkins College in 2009 for outstanding commitment and service to the college and its alumni program. He is a member of the Session of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Marstiller became an assistant director of the Mountain State Forest Festival in 2003. He served as an assistant until 2006, when he was chosen as deputy director general. In 2007, he was named director general of the 71st Mountain State Forest Festival. He returned to the role of assistant director in 2008 and 2009, before being elected to the board