Janice Fostek has agreed to head the Communications Task Force for the new SHOW HIO.  The appointment was announced today by Dr. Doyle Meadows, CEO of SHOW and the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

Additional committee members will be announced shortly.  The committee will report directly to Dr. Meadows with recommendations and suggestion to be presented to the SHOW board for consideration.

Janice resides in Roanoke, Virginia, with her husband Joe. After attending East Tennessee State University, she returned to Roanoke to join the family business and now serves as President of Webb’s Oil Corporation, a wholesaler, broker, and retailer of petroleum products in several states. Under her direction, Webb’s Oil has expanded to include Petro-Webb Commercial Fueling Services and Petro Transport, a petroleum transportation company. In 1995, Janice founded Properties, Inc., a real estate holding company.

Janice was involved in establishing the Roanoke Valley Therapeutic Riding Program and served on the board of directors. She has also served on the board of First Union Bank and the advisory board of Wachovia Bank.

Janice has served on the Advisory Board of The Celebration, the Board of Governance, the WHOA board,  and the Virginia Walking Horse Association board. She has also been inducted into the Hall of Fame and the WHTA Friendship Club.

Joe Fostek is an alumni of Virginia Tech and they enjoy supporting both their football and basketball programs. In Roanoke, they enjoy and support the Taubman Museum of Art, The Jefferson Center, and Hope Tree Family Services.

Other task forces still to be named include Financial, 2010 Operating Plan and Personnel.