The job of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council and our staff is to keep west central West Virginia an exceptional place to live and work. At MOVRC, elected officials and economic development professionals come together to prepare the region for continued success in the 21st century. Our members are the eight counties and 22 cities and towns located north, south and east of Parkersburg along the Ohio River. Together we work on regional concerns that affect all of our communities, focused primarily on economic development, transportation, infrastructure and workforce. Our programs all support a regional economic development strategy that will maintain and enhance our economic vitality.