Roman Prezioso

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Roman Prezioso
Roman Prezioso (cropped).jpg
Minority Leader of the West Virginia Senate
Assumed office
January 11, 2017
Preceded byJeff Kessler
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 13th district
Assumed office
December 1, 1996
Serving with Bob Beach
Preceded byJoe Manchin
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 43rd district
In office
December 1, 1992 – December 1, 1996
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded by???
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 31st district
In office
December 1, 1988 – December 1, 1992
Preceded by???
Succeeded byNelson Sorah
Personal details
Born (1949-06-29) June 29, 1949 (age 70)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Deborah Haught
EducationMarshall University
Fairmont State University (BA)
West Virginia University, Morgantown (MS)

Roman W. Prezioso, Jr. (born June 29, 1949) is a West Virginia state senator representing the 13th senatorial district which comprises parts of Marion and Monongalia counties. He is a member of the Democratic Party.


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[edit]

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[edit]


  1. ^ "Saban was once a high school football star in W.Va". Retrieved May 29, 2012.

External links[edit]

West Virginia Senate
Preceded by
Jeff Kessler
Minority Leader of the West Virginia Senate