Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport

Jim Klein

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Jim Klein, the director of Shepherd University’s Martinsburg Center, has been named the chairman of Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport Authority.

Klein was elected to the position July 11 during the airport authority’s monthly meeting. He replaces longtime chairman and Shepherd alumnus Rick Wachtel, who died June 15.

Klein has served on the airport authority since June 2016 for a term that expires in June 2018. The authority maintains, supports and operates the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport with a goal of assuring that the airport stimulates business and enhances community development in the region.

Klein has served as director of Shepherd’s Martinsburg Center since January 2013.