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.

Trustees at Large

  • Kevin C. Abbott, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Renee V. Anderson, Sean Cassidy and Associates, Greensburg, PA
  • Nicolle S. Bagnell, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Stephen G. Barker, Kentucky River Properties, Hazard, KY
  • Kathy G. Beckett, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • 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
  • Travis L. Brannon, K&L Gates LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Matthew F. Burger, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA
  • Stefanie L. Burt, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 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
  • 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, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, 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
  • 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
  • Timothy J. Hagerty, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Louisville, KY
  • Frank B. Harrington, Contura Energy Services, LLC, Bristol, TN
  • Shane M. Harvey, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Mark E. Heath, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Guy W. Hensley, Warrior Met Coal, LLC, Brookwood, AL
  • 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
  • Robert G. Jones, Arch Coal, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Jeffrey J. Junstrom, Sean Cassidy and Associates, P.C., Carnegie, PA
  • Clay K. Keller, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Akron, OH
  • James W. Kane, Sean Cassidy and Associates, P.C., Carnegie, PA
  • Melanie J. Kilpatrick, Williams Kilpatrick, PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • Kurt Krieger, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Seth M. Land, Penn, Stuart & Eskridge, Abingdon, VA
  • R. Clay Larkin, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Lexington, KY
  • W. Henry Lawrence, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Bridgeport, WV
  • Alexandria D. Lay, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Richard L. Lewis, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Lucas Liben, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • M. Shaun Lundy, Penn, Stuart & Eskridge, Bristol, TN
  • I. Bobby Majumder, Reed Smith LLP, Dallas, TX
  • A. George Mason, Jr., A. George Mason Law Firm PSC, Lexington, KY
  • Gary D. McCollum, Alliance Coal, LLC, Lexington, KY
  • Kenneth E. McDonough, American Electric Power Service Corp., Columbus, OH
  • Beth R. Minear, Minear Law Offices, PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Michael J. Moore, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Bridgeport, WV
  • R. Henry Moore, Fisher Phillips LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Troy N. Nichols, Contura Energy Services, LLC, Bristol, TN
  • Roger L. Nicholson, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Gregory J. Ossi, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Vienna, VA
  • Tammy J. Owen, Goodwin & Goodwin, LLP, Charleston, WV
  • Jesse M. Parrish, Blackhawk Mining, LLC, Lexington, KY
  • Jeffrey K. Phillips, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • R. Cordell Pierce, Equitrans Midstream Corporation, Canonsburg, PA
  • Robert D. Pollitt, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Jacqueline B. Ponder, Bowman Family Holdings, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
  • Ryan T. Purpura, McGuireWoods LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Christopher B. Power, Babst Calland, Charleston, WV
  • Joseph K. Reinhart, Babst Calland, Pittsburgh, PA
  • John E. Rhine, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Evansville, IN
  • John R. Rhorer, Jr., Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Lexington, KY
  • F. Thomas Rubenstein, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Morgantown, WV
  • Gregory D. Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, Columbus, OH
  • Thomas C. Ryan, K&L Gates LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Charles F.W. Saffer, Babst Calland, Charleston, WV
  • Courtney Ross Samford, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • Arnold L. Schulberg, Attorney at Law, Delray Beach, FL
  • Tyson D. Schwerdtfeger, Alliance Coal, LLC, Tulsa, OK
  • Barkley J. Sturgill, Arch Coal, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Benjamin M. Sullivan, Attorney at Law, Charleston, WV
  • Joel E. Symonds, Arsenal Resources, Wexford, PA
  • Joseph A. Tarantelli, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Allyn G. Turner, Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • James M. Van Nostrand, WVU Center for Energy & Sustainable Development, Morgantown, WV
  • Jeffrey W. Wagner, Pardee Resources Company, Philadelphia, PA
  • Christopher B. Wallace, Wallace and Wallace, Utica, NY
  • Eric R. Waller, Peabody Energy, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Matthew W. Warnock, Bricker & Eckler LLP, Columbus, OH
  • R. Timothy Weston, K&L Gates LLP, Harrisburg, PA
  • Martha A. Wiegand, CONSOL Energy Inc., Canonsburg, PA
  • William G. Williams, Krugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty, Canton, OH
  • Kathryn S. Wilson, Natural Resource Partners L.P., Houston, TX
  • Jeff A. Woods, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • David L. Yaussy, Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC, Charleston, WV

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