Thomas F. Fidler (Frank) brings over thirty years of experience in construction and facilities maintenance to the Governing Board of West Virginia Academy. He started construction with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America back in 1977. He worked on all forms of commercial construction including footer forming, finishing work, framing, drywall, roof installs, and remodels. He taught certification classes through the Carpenters Training Center from apprentice to journeyman level for multiple commercial construction and OSHA certifications. Frank also worked as a Senior Mechanic with responsibilities over nearly two dozen large facilities across four states. Mr. Fidler is a long-time resident of Morgantown and his children and grandchildren attended public schools in West Virginia.