Oil & Natural Gas

Team Members and Their Affiliations

WVU Extension Committee Members

  • Jennifer Williams, WVU Extension Service, Associate Dean for Partnerships and Initiatives
  • Ronnie Helmondollar, WVU Extension Service, Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit, Interim Director
  • Karen Cox, WVU Ohio County Extension Agent
  • Greg Hamons, WVU Pocahontas County Extension Agent
  • Norm Schwertfeger, WVU Brooke County Extension Agent
  • Dave Snively, WVU Doddridge County Extension Agent
  • Tiffany Rice, WVU Safety & Health Extension
  • Truman Wolfe, WVU Extension Service Facilities Director and Director of Jackson’s Mill and Moderator for Educational Programs

Industry Members

  • Charlie Burd, Executive Director, Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia
  • Corky DeMarco, Executive Director, West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association
  • Bob Orndorff, Dominion Transmission, Director of Government Affairs

WVU Professors

  • Tim Carr, WVU Department of Geology and Geography, Marshall Miller Professor of Geology
  • Joshua Fershee, WVU College of Law, Center for Energy and Sustainable Development
  • Paul Ziemkiewicz, NRCCE, WV Water Research Institute

Representatives of the Environmental and Regulatory Community

  • Clifford Brown, WV Division of Natural Resources
  • Barry Pallay, WV/PA Monongahela Watershed Compact
  • John King, WV Department of Environmental Protection