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2011 Inductee
William Dotson

William Dotson graduated from Marshall University with a degree inpsychology from West Virginia University with a master's degree in social work. Working in the fields of mental health, gerontology, comprehensive social services, and housing, he has spent 40 years working on basic human needs. He has served as a Director of Social Services in Mental Health, as a Director of the first adult day care program in the state of West Virginia, as Director of Social Services for Charleston Housing Authority, which included all aging programs in Kanawha County, as the Executive Director of the St. Albans Housing Authority, and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Huntington Housing Authority.

As the Executive Director of the Huntington W.V. Housing Authority (1985-present), Mr. Dotson recruited to revitalize a devastated and poor performing housing authority. He was responsible for the development of a corporate vision, a long range strategic and financial vision, operations efficiency, management, maintenance and financial reporting systems and quality control processes.

He maintained a state of the art compliance and monitoring program for tax credit projects, 202 Projects, Section 8 and public housing programs.

Mr. Dotson also developed and administers a homeless management information system involving 6 collaborative agencies, a special human service/family management case management information system.

Bill has been active in many state and local organizations including:

  • Housing Development Corporation - President
  • Families First of West Virginia - BOD
  • Cabell County Family Resource Network - President
  • West Virginia Association of Housing Agencies - President
  • Cabell/Wayne Family Resource Network - President
  • Cabell County Community Services Organization - Board of Directors
  • Cabell/Huntington Homeless Coalition - Charter/Organizing Member
  • Conference of Agency Executives in Kanawha Valley Human Resources Association