Wendy Tuck

Parkersburg City Council District 4

I have lived in this neighborhood for 38 years and raised our three children and several foster children here. I have been married to Steve Tuck for 43 years. 

I have a BA in Elementary Education and an MA in Special Education. I am currently a Child Developmental Specialist for WV Birth to Three and a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional.

I am experienced in Leadership.

  • Executive Director of EVE, Inc. and the Volunteer Action Center.

  • Teacher in Wood County and Catholic Schools, and at Options Alternative School.

  • Sunday School teacher, Outreach Committee Chair, and Senior Warden at the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd.

  • President of Neighbor Helping Neighbor.

  • Assistant Activities Director at Ohio Valley Health Care Center.

  • Emergency Shelter Foster Home Parent for over 90 children.

I am experienced in Stewardship.

  • I’ve raised and administered over a million dollars in grants for community organizations, programs and projects.

  • Art Therapy Program for domestic violence survivors.

  • The Supervised Visitation Center in Marietta.

  • Medical and school supplies to Nicaragua.

  • Summer meal programs

  • FaithLink

I am experienced in Partnership.

  • Member of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and Local Emergency Planning Committee, which helped recruit and train volunteers for disaster preparedness and the Mission of Mercy, Free Dental Clinic at WVUP in 2009.

  • Neighbor Helping Neighbor repaired roofs, plumbing and provided weatherization for low-income families; provided meals for families who’d lost loved ones, established the Mother’s Coffee Hour, Girls After School Program, Alley Clean-Ups, and assisted people in getting loans for home ownership and repairs, and also in applying for HUD.

  • Worked with Junior League and Scholastic Magazine to raise funds for the Special Playground at City Park.

  • Organized “Art in the Dark”, together with ArtsBridge, the Art Center, local artists, musicians, and businesses.

  • Girls Go Green, with AAUW, WVUP, Altrusa, scientists, contractors, and retired industry leaders.