GWPC Board

GWPC Board

The GWPC is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of senior state agency managers. Board members are elected by their peers in the states from a pool of voting members identified as state officials charged with the responsibility of the administration of a state’s underground injection control program established pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 and to those persons who are charged with administration of a state’s ground water program. The Board of Directors includes representatives of state regulatory agencies responsible for ground water protection and underground injection activity.  Board members serve a two-year term and may be re-elected.

  Director State Agency
     
  Duane LeVangie Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  Steven Smailer Delaware Dept of Natural Resources &  Environmental Control
  Nick Tew* Alabama State Oil and Gas Board
  Rick Simmers Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  Shellie Chard* Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
  Brandy DeArmond Kansas Department of Health and Environmental
  Kevin Frederick Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
  Jon Kenning Montana Department of Environmental Quality
  Cathy Foerster/Chris Wallace Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
     
 
  Sarah Pillsbury New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
  Catherine Dickert New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation
  Mark Watson Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
  Peter Goodmann Kentucky Natural Resources & Environmental Protection
  Rick Cobb Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  Larry Bengal Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
  Ryan Hoffman Kansas Corporation Commission
  John Baza Utah Department of Natural Resources
  Ken Harris California Department of Conservation
  Jon Bishop Californa State Water Resources Control Boards
 
President Marty Link * Nebraksa Department of Environmental Quality
Vice-President Hal Fitch * Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Past President Leslie Savage * Texas Railroad Commission
Treasurer Larry Bengal * Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
Ex-Officio Stan Belieu President, Ground Water Research & Education Foundation