CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston resident Amy Tolliver will be the new director of the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership next year. Tolliver is taking over for her mother, current director Nancy Tolliver, who will retire Dec. 31. Amy Tolliver has experience in state and federal health policy development, including legislative and regulatory policy. She has served as budget analyst for the West Virginia House of Delegates Finance Committee, program coordinator for West Virginia Child Care Association and as a government relations specialist for the West Virginia State Medical Association. She's been involved with the Perinatal Partnership since 2006. The Perinatal Partnership, a project of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, is a statewide partnership of health-care professionals and public and private organizations that aims to improve perinatal health by promoting effective health policy. The Perinatal Partnership is managed by West Virginia Community Voices, Inc.