"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has”
Who Are We
The Fair Shake Network (FSN) is a grassroots organization of West Virginians dedicated to a "fair shake" for people with disabilities and to the belief that diversity makes our communities stronger. We provide an effective voice in the development of public policy, to give people with disabilities a fair shake.
The Fair Shake Network is an association of West Virginians dedicated to a “fair shake” for people with disabilities. Its mission is to educate policymakers and the public about disability issues and to empower people with disabilities to speak for themselves.
1. All people should have equal opportunities and the support they need to be full members of their communities, state and nation.
2. Everyone has value and something to contribute.
3. If people don’t speak up, things won’t change.
4. We have strength in numbers when we act together.
People with disabilities will have an equal opportunity to fully participate in their communities and realize their dreams.
Meet the Board
OUR CURRENT BOARD
FSN is overseen by a 7 member board.
Our board consists of:
Treasurer - Beverley Jones
At Large Members
Meet the Staff
Paul was hired as the FSN Administrative Assistant in July 2008. He has experience in the field of computer science, experience in planning special events, preparing reports, updating databases, designing websites, publishing newsletters, and correspondence.
While working for Kay-Bee Toys at the Town Center Mall as an assistant manager, Paul was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him a paraplegic. After his accident, he started a Desktop Publishing business. He and his wife Debbie have been married for 35 years. They have two children, Danielle and Richard and three grandchildren. Paul is a graduate of Herbert Hoover High School and attended WV State College.
He enjoys fishing and camping.