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Evy Wright

Volunteer Program Manager

Evy Wright is WVU Extension's Volunteer Program Manager. Evy comes to Extension from WVU Medicine where she worked first in activities at Children’s and then in Volunteer Services where she coordinated activities for adult inpatients and managed the hospital’s mascot program.

Prior to moving to West Virginia, Evy lived in Georgia and ran a successful touring puppet company for nearly 20 years. Evy has extensive experience presenting youth literacy programs and in creating and managing community enrichment projects. She also volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care in Georgia. 

Evy holds a B.S. in mass communication from Emerson College in Boston and an M.A. in educational psychology from WVU. She is an adjunct instructor of Child Development at WVU.