Nancy Guthrie was reelected in 2014 to serve a fifth term in the West Virginia House of Delegates. She was first elected in 2006.
Delegate Guthrie is minority vice-chairwoman of the House Finance Committee which reviews legislation on fiscal issues and writes the state budget. This important Committee also gives Delegate Guthrie the opportunity to advocate for much-needed aid to the 36th District. In addition, Guthrie serves on the following committees, Health & Human Resources, Industry & Labor, Agriculture & Natural Resources, and the Select Committee on Crimes Against Children.
Delegate Guthrie is the former owner of Capitol City Communications, a small public, media and government relations company she founded in 1996. Guthrie also served as State Liaison to the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd from 1983-1992. Her background also includes a private sector position in public and government relations, management service with the U.S. Forest Service, and as a bureau chief and television reporter.
Delegate Guthrie is married to George Guthrie, an attorney of counsel with the law firm of Thomas, Combs & Spann. They live in Kanawha City and share their home with Lilly, their beloved Bernese Mountain Dog.