CHARLESTON, WV— Today, Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that Larry Puccio will serve as Chairman of his transition team. Puccio, a native of Fairmont, WV, served as Governor Joe Manchin’s Chief of Staff and worked for Justice as a senior advisor during the campaign.
“Larry Puccio and I have worked together for many years, and he knows exactly what we need to accomplish with the transition team before I get sworn in,” stated Governor-elect Justice. “We are bringing in experts and community leaders from across West Virginia to share their ideas for making West Virginia number one. The goal of our transition team is clear: bring together the best and brightest to transform West Virginia in every way possible.”
In the coming weeks, Governor-elect Justice and Transition Chairman Puccio will be announcing additional chairs and co-chairs to the Justice Transition Team. The transition effort will include policy committees filled with experts on the front lines who will offer suggestions to the Governor-elect on a wide range of issues.
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“The Governor-elect is an impatient man, and he wants to use this time to build the best team possible, said Larry Puccio, Chairman of the Justice Transition. “We want to hear from West Virginians across the state about how they can put their talents to work for the new administration. It’s an exciting time for West Virginia because we’ve never had a governor like Jim Justice before. He has the contacts and knows how to think big.”