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, President/General Counsel, 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
  • 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, 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
  • Natalie L. Jefferis, EQT Production Co., Pittsburgh, PA
  • Robert G. Jones, Arch Coal, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Clay K. Keller, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Akron, OH
  • Melanie J. Kilpatrick, Williams, Kilpatrick & True, PLLC, Lexington, KY
  • 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 Law Firm 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
  • 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
  • Jacqueline B. Ponder, Solar Sources, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
  • Robert D. Pollitt, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Charleston, WV
  • Ryan T. Purpura, McGuireWoods LLP, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Christopher B. Power, Babst Calland, P.C., Charleston, WV
  • Marco M. Rajkovich, Jr., Attorney at Law, Nicholasville, KY
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tyson D. Schwerdtfeger, Alliance Coal, LLC, Tulsa, OK
  • Arnold L. Schulberg, Attorney at Law, Delray Beach, FL
  • Barkley J. Sturgill, Arch Coal, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Benjamin Sullivan, Energy Corporation of America, Charleston, WV
  • Donald C. Supcoe, Energy Corporation of America, Charleston, WV
  • 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, Armstrong Energy, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Matthew W. Warnock, Bricker & Eckler LLP, Columbus, OH
  • R. Timothy Weston, K&L Gates LLP, Harrisburg, PA
  • William G. Williams, Krugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty, Canton, OH
  • Jeff A. Woods, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, Lexington, KY
  • David L. Yaussy, Robinson & McElwee, 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