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Marilyn Hall is a professionally licensed social worker in the state of West Virginia. Throughout her career, she has served in leadership roles in private and public sector positions in child protection and family preservation. A staunch advocate for children and families, Marilyn has a passion for children with special needs and has focused a large portion of her career on expanding resources and support for this vulnerable population. In her time in the private sector, she secured the passage of several pieces of legislation that provided more support for children and their families, while enhancing support and accountability for both public and private child-serving agencies. Marilyn left the private sector in 2021 to serve as the Assistant to the Cabinet Secretary for Children’s Programs in the West Virginia Department of Human Services. In this capacity, she served as the state liaison to private child-placing foster care agencies and helped lead the state’s efforts to implement high-quality mental health programs for children who were at risk of home removal. Marilyn currently works for the West Virginia State Senate as a Media Specialist and Legislative Advisor. In this role, she is able to witness first-hand the processes of state government and has developed a passion for civics, education, and voter engagement. Marilyn also serves on her local Family Support Center board and encourages increased community involvement.

Marilyn is married to her loving and supportive husband Daniel Hall and has one beautiful daughter, Paydin. She resides with her family on their farm in Bolt, West Virginia.