KWI Officers and Board of Directors


KWI Officers

President: Dr. Janet Herman

Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Virginia

Executive Vice President: Dr. William B. White

Department of Geosciences
Penn State University

Comptroller: Dr. Ellen Herman

Department of Geology and Environmental Science
Bucknell University

Vice President for Communications: Dr. Sarah Carmichael

Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
Appalachian State University

Vice President of Development: Dr. Paul J. Moore

ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions

Vice President for Research: Dr. Matt Covington

Department of Geosciences
University of Arkansas

Vice President for Research: Dr. Benjamin Schwartz

Dept. of Biology
Texas State University


KWI Board of Directors

Mr. Harvey DuChene (Chair of Board) 

HNK Energy LLC (Retired)
Board term ending March 2021

Dr. Dorothy J. Vesper (Vice Chair of Board)

Department of Geology & Geography
West Virginia University
Board term ending March 2021

Dr. Ira Sasowsky (Secretary)

Department of Geosciences
University of Akron
Board term ending March 2022

Dr. John W. Hess (Treasurer)

Geological Society of America Foundation (retired)
Board term ending March 2023

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz (at large)

Department of Biology
Texas State University
Board term ending March 2023

Dr. Matt Covington

Department of Geosciences
University of Arkansas
Board term ending March 2022

Dr. Dave Decker

Southwest Geophysical Consulting, LLC
Board term ending March 2021

Dr. Ellen Herman

Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences
Bucknell University
Board term ending March 2021

Mr. William K. Jones

Environmental Data
Board term ending March 2022

Dr. Jennifer Macalady

Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
Board term ending March 2022

Dr. Paul J. Moore

ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions
Board term ending March 2021

Mr. Wil Orndorff

Virginia Natural Heritage Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Board term ending March 2023

Dr. William B. White

Department of Geosciences
Penn State University
Board term ending March 2022

Dr. Carol Wicks

Department of Geology & Geophysics
Louisiana State University
Board term ending March 2023