Staff Directory

The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation is governed by a board comprised of permanent trustees designated by EMLF Governing Member Organizations, Trustees at Large, and all Past Presidents of the Foundation. The Officers, Members of the Executive Committee and Trustees at Large are elected annually.

Officers 2016-2017

Executive Committee 2016-2017

Staff

Trustees at Large

  • Kevin C. Abbott, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sherrie A. Armstrong, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC
  • Bruce A. Americus, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Nicolle S. Bagnell, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Stephen G. Barker, Executive VP/General Counsel, Kentucky River Properties, Hazard, KY
  • Kathy G. Beckett, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Cameron S. Bell, Penn Stuart & Eskridge, Abingdon, VA
  • Armando F. Benincasa, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Karen C. Bennett, Clark Hill PLC, Washington DC
  • Laura E. Beverage, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Denver, CO
  • Donald C. Bluedorn II, Babst Calland, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Richard J. Bolen, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Huntington, WV
  • P. Nathan Bowles, Jr., Law Firm of P. Nathan Bowles, PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Matthew F. Burger, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA
  • Steven M. Carpenter, Advanced Resources International, Batavia, OH
  • Caroline Pitt Clark, LG&E and KU Energy, Louisville, KY
  • Kevin L. Colosimo, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Charles A. Compton, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Evansville, IN
  • Bruce E. Cryder, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Lexington, KY
  • Chauncey S.R. Curtz, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Lexington, KY
  • Anna M. Dailey, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Charleston, WV
  • R. Eberley Davis, Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., Lexington, KY
  • W. Blaine Early, III, Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • J. Kevin Ellis, Antero Resources Corporation, Ellenboro, WV
  • Stanton D. Ernest, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Evansville, IN
  • David M. Flannery, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Robert D. Fluharty, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Sandra K. Fraley, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Britt A. Freund, Bowles Rice LLP, Canonsburg, PA
  • Blair M. Gardner, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Evansville, IN
  • Sheila Nolan Gartland, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, Columbus, OH
  • Larry W. George, Attorney at Law, Charleston, WV
  • William T. Gorton, III, Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • Richard L. Gottlieb, Lewis, Glasser, Casey & Rollins, PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Karen J. Greenwell, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • Vaughn R. Groves, Attorney at Law, Abingdon, VA
  • Timothy J. Hagerty, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Louisville, KY
  • Frank B. Harrington, Contura Energyl Resources, LLC, Bristol, TN
  • Shane M. Harvey, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Mark E. Heath, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • John H. Henderson, Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC, Henderson, KY
  • William M. Herlihy, Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • John H. Heyer, Attorney at Law, Olean, NY
  • Amber Nisbet Hodgdon, EnerVest Operating, LLC, Charleston, WV
  • Stephen M. Hodges, Penn Stuart & Eskridge, Abingdon, VA
  • Warren J. Hoffmann, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Lexington, KY
  • Stephen M. Hopta, Charleston, WV
  • Natalie N. Jefferis, EQT Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Robert G. Jones, Arch Coal, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Melanie J. Kilpatrick, Rajkovich, Williams, Kilpatrick & True, PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • James Scott Kreutzer, Alpha Natural Resources, Bristol, VA
  • Kurt Krieger, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • R. Clay Larkin, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • W. Henry Lawrence, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Bridgeport, WV
  • Richard L. Lewis, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • A. George Mason, Jr., A. George Mason, Jr., PSC, Lexington, KY
  • Kenneth E. McDonough, American Electric Power Service Corp., Columbus, OH
  • Beth R. Minear, Contract Land Staff, Charleston, WV
  • R. Henry Moore, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Suzan E. Moore, Contura Energy Services, LLC, Bristol, TN
  • Roger L. Nicholson, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Gregory J. Ossi, Venable LLP, Vienna, VA
  • Tammy J. Owen, Goodwin & Goodwin, LLP, Charleston, WV
  • Jeffrey K. Phillips, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • R. Cordell Pierce, EQT Midstream, Washington, PA
  • Robert D. Pollitt, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Christopher B. Power, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Charleston, WV
  • Marco M. Rajkovich, Jr., Rajkovich, Williams, Kilpatrick & True, PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • Bruce D. Reed, Berwind Natural Resources Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
  • Joseph K. Reinhart, Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA
  • John E. Rhine, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Evansville, IN
  • John R. Rhorer, Jr., Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Lexington, KY
  • Kendrick R. Riggs, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, Louisville, KY
  • Justin W. Ross, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • F. Thomas Rubenstein, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Morgantown, WV
  • Gregory D. Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, Columbus, OH
  • Charles F.W. Saffer, Robinson & McElwee PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Arnold L. Schulberg, Attorney at Law, Delray Beach, FL
  • Brooks M. Smith, Troutman Sanders LLP, Richmond, VA
  • Barkley J. Sturgill, Arch Coal, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Benjamin Sullivan, Energy Corporation of America, Charelston, WV
  • Donald C. Supcoe, Energy Corporation of America, Charleston, WV
  • Joseph A. Tarantelli, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
  • David H. Thomason, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, Henderson, KY
  • Allyn G. Turner, Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • James M. Van Nostrand, WVU Center for Energy & Sustainable Development, Morgantown, WV
  • Jeffrey W. Wagner, Pardee Resources Company, Philadelphia, PA
  • Kimberly Luff Wakim, Clark Hill PLC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Christopher B. Wallace, Attorney at Law, Utica, NY
  • Eric R. Waller, Armstrong Energy, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • R. Timothy Weston, K&L Gates LLP, Harrisburg, PA
  • Robert C. Williams, EQT Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • William G. Williams, Krugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty, Canton, OH
  • John R. Woodrum, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Washington, DC
  • Jeff A. Woods, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • Arthur J. Wright, Thompson & Knight LLP, Dallas, TX
  • David L. Yaussy, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, Charleston, WV

Governing Member Bar Associations and Designated Trustees

Governing Member Law Schools and Designated Trustees

Governing Member Trade-Industry Organizations and Designated Trustees

Past Presidents

  • G. Brian Wells - President 2015-2016
  • Kevin K. Douglass - President 2014-2015
  • Sharon O. Flanery - President 2013-2014
  • Timothy M. Miller - President 2012-2013
  • John T. Boyd II - President 2011-2012
  • Kirsten L. Nathanson - President 2010-2011
  • C. David Morrison - President 2009-2010
  • Maureen D. Carman - President 2008-2009
  • David G. Ries - President 2007-2008
  • Mary Sue Schulberg* - President 2006-2007
  • David J. Laurent - President 2005-2006
  • Timothy W. Gresham - President 2004-2005
  • Thomas E. Meng - President 2003-2004
  • Joseph J. Zaluski - President 2002-2003
  • Robert G. McLusky - President 2001-2002
  • Edward M. Green - President 2000-2001
  • R. Neal Pierce - President 1999-2000
  • Gregory B. Robertson - President 1998-1999
  • Richard C. Ward* - President 1997-1998
  • Benita Kahn - President 1996-1997
  • Steven P. McGowan - President 1995-1996
  • Ronald E. Meisburg - President 1994-1995
  • Thomas C. Means - President 1993-1994
  • J. Thomas Lane - President 1992-1993
  • Joseph P. Congleton - President 1991-1992
  • Sean Cassidy - President 1990-1991
  • Edward B. Weinberg - President 1989-1990
  • Timothy J. Battaglia - President 1988-1989
  • William A. Pusey - President 1987-1988
  • Douglas J. Richards - President 1986-1987
  • James P. Holland* - President 1985-1986
  • Cyril A. Fox, jr. - President 1984-1985
  • John L. McClaugherty* - President 1983-1984
  • J. Richard Emens - President 1982-1983
  • Peter S. Wellington - President 1981-1982
  • Samuel L. Douglass - President 1979-1981

Honorary Trustees

  • John H. Armstrong
  • James A. Bibby, III
  • Timothy M. Biddle
  • Rex Burford
  • Edward P. Clair
  • James H. Davis, III*
  • C. William Fechtig
  • John A. Macleod
  • Elizabeth A. McClanahan
  • Ronald E. Meisburg
  • Veryl N. Meyers
  • William Roy Rice*
  • Richard D. Rivers
  • Robert F. Stauffer
  • Donald H. Vish
  • Minturn T. Wright
  • Marvin O. Young

Trustees at Large

Governing Member Bar Associations and Designated Trustees

Governing Member Law Schools and Designated Trustees

Governing Member Trade-Industry Organizations and Designated Trustees

Past Presidents

Honorary Trustees