Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- Brickstreet Mutual Insurance Co. chairman Tom Flaherty is joining the West Virginia University board of governors.
Gov. Joe Manchin announced Flaherty's appointment to the board Tuesday.
The WVU graduate replaces Stephen Goodwin, who resigned in October.
Flaherty will serve the remainder of Goodwin's four-year term, which expires in one year.
Flaherty is a founding member of the Flaherty, Sensabaugh and Bonasso Law Firm.
He also has served as president, chairman and board member of the West Virginia State Bar.
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