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Meet Commissioner Kristie Tenney



  • I have been married to J.P. Tenney for 28 years. He is employed as a Principal at Elkins Mountain School &  WV Children's Home. He has also been a coach in Upshur County for 20 years.

  • We have a daughter, Julie, and a son, Brandon.

  • I am also "Nana" to five beautiful grandchildren, with one more on the way this spring!

  • Julie & her husband, Logan, are parents to Lazarus, Lillian & Ezekiel. Their fourth child is due in March!

  • Brandon & his wife, Erica, are parents to Evelynn & Warren.


  • I have been a small business owner since 2012!                                        I own & operate Top Line Apparel here in Upshur County.                 We design & produce custom apparel, including hats,                     shirts  & sweatshirts! 

  • I have served as your County Commissioner in                                 District 3 since 2019.

  • I participate on several boards, including:

    • WV CCAWV (County Commission Association)​ Executive Board

    • RMPB Board set by the Governor

    • Local FRN Board

    • Mt. Cap

    • Region VII

    • Fire Board

    • EEtab Board

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