Roman Prezioso

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Roman Prezioso
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Roman Prezioso in September 2008
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 13th district
Assumed office
December 1, 1996
Serving with Robert D. Beach
Preceded by Joe Manchin
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 43rd district
In office
December 1, 1992 – December 1, 1996
Preceded by District established
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 31st district
In office
December 1, 1988 – December 1, 1992
Succeeded by Nelson A. Sorah
Personal details
Born (1949-06-29) June 29, 1949 (age 69)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Deborah M. Haught
Children Christopher James
Residence Fairmont, West Virginia, U.S.
Alma mater Marshall University
Fairmont State College (A.B.)
West Virginia University (M.S.
Profession Administrator
Religion Roman Catholic

Roman W. Prezioso, Jr. is a West Virginia state senator representing the 13th senatorial district which comprises parts of Marion and Monongalia counties. He is a Democrat. As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, he is one of the most powerful figures in the West Virginia Legislature.


Roman Prezioso was born on June 29, 1949. He had been an educator and administrator prior to his election to public office. He lives in Fairmont, West Virginia.

Prezioso went to Monongah High School with Alabama football coach Nick Saban.[1]


Prior to his election to the West Virginia Senate, he was a delegate in the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1988 to 1996. He has served in the Senate since 1996.

Committee memberships

Standing Committees

  • Banking and Insurance
  • Economic Development
  • Finance
  • Health and Human Resources Chair
  • Labor
  • Rules
  • Natural Resources

Interim committees

  • Legislative Intern Committee Chair
  • Select Committee A - Flooding and Railroad Issues Chair
  • Joint Committee on Technology Chair
  • Finance Subcommittee A
  • Joint Commission on Economic Development
  • Select Committee C - Pharmaceutical Availability and Affordability
  • Joint Standing Committee on Finance
  • Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee

See also


  1. "Saban was once a high school football star in W.Va". Retrieved May 29, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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