Meet our Teays Valley Regional Center team
Bonnie Prisk is the Director of the Teays Valley Regional Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with certification in Social Studies. Additional credits were earned at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Alabama, California State University at Long Beach, and the Master’s degree was completed in Adult and Technical Education at Marshall University. Experiences in Education have been teaching classes at each level from pre-school through university classes, working at a museum, serving as Coordinator of the Marshall Capitol Center (Adult Education office) and serving as Director of the Teays Valley Regional Center.
In the community, Bonnie serves on the Board of Directors of Putnam County Rotary where she serves as the chairman of the Scholarship Committee, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce where she serves as the chairman of the Education Committee, and the Putnam County Development Authority Board of Directors where she serves as Secretary. Bonnie is the representative from Outreach and Continuing Studies to the Marshall University Alumni Board. Professionally, Bonnie has participated in conferences of the National Conference of the Adult Learner, University Professional Continuing Education National Association, the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators, and the Regional Branch Campus Administrators. As the Director of the Teays Valley Regional Center, Bonnie’s goal is to establish an off campus facility to provide accessibility to courses and programs for both traditional and non-traditional students. The Teays Valley Regional Center helps students to begin, continue and/or complete their Marshall University college degree at a convenient time and location.
Chris Key is a 1981 graduate of Marshall. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling and Rehabilitation. Chris enjoyed her years as a student at Marshall and is glad to be an Employee of Marshall now. She is the office assistant where you’ll find her taking care of the daily running of the office. She is the mother of 3 adult children and lives with her pastor husband, Kyle, and their pets, Abby and Rascal in Scott Depot. Over the years, Chris has worn many hats. For over 40 years she has been actively involved in the life of the local church serving as Sunday School teacher for all ages, Vacation Bible School teacher and Director and Women’s Ministry teacher. She was the Director of St. Andrew Nursery School in Pinch for 3 years and enjoyed substituting and volunteering at her childrens’ schools. As her children grew older, Chris held numerous and various office positions and has been a care-giver for several men and women. In her free time she enjoys reading, gardening and watching a good movie at home with her husband and pets.