A Breadth of Knowledge

Board of Directors

"Responsible for overseeing the business and affairs of the Institute shall consist of at least 30 members."

PCMIA’s Committees

Student Luncheon Committee

Mary Doane, Chairperson

Scholarship Committee

Ed Zeglen, Chairperson
Mary Doane
Robert Kudlawiec
James Kvitkovich
Joseph Sbaffoni
Eric Shereda

Auditing Committee

James Erlinger, Chairperson
Eric Shereda
Charles Edwards

Awards Committee

Michael Trevits, Chairperson
Robert Kudlawiec
Robert Peluso
Joseph Sbaffoni

Website Committee

Heather Dougherty, Chair
Nicole Iannacchione
Jeffrey Ladik

Nominating Committee

Joseph Sbaffoni, Chairperson
Dan Alexander
Michael Trevits

Senior Design Project Committee

Michael Brnich, Chairperson
Mary DelRosso (Staff)
Dan Alexander
Robert Kudlawiec
Eric Shereda

Coal Education Committee

Jeffery Kravitz, Chairperson
John Kovac
Dan Alexander
John Murphy
Mary Doane
Jeffrey Ladik
Robert Kimutis
Michael Trevits

Safety and Health Law Seminar Committee

R. Henry Moore, Chairperson
Jeffery Kravitz
Will Dando (PA Coal)
Jeffrey Ladik
Charles Edwards
Joseph Sbaffoni
Robert Kimutis
Joseph Zelanko

Joint Venture Committee

Robert Kimutis, Chairperson
John Kovac
Dan Alexander
Jeffery Kravitz
Susan Bealko
Joseph Sbaffoni
Michael Brnich
Eric Shereda
Mary Doane
Michael Trevits
Heather Dougherty
Heather Trexler
Charles Edwards
Rich Wagner
Nicole Iannacchione

Board of Directors

MR. DAN ALEXANDER, P.E., PhD
NIOSH Mining – Retired

MR. LEE ANDERSON
Mining Sales Specialist
Victaulic

MS. SUSAN B. BEALKO, M.S., M.P.H.
Safety Director
GMS Mine Repair and Maintenance

MR. MICHAEL J. BRNICH
Mining Engineer
NIOSH – Retired

MR. DAVID CHIRDON

MR. BRAD R. COLE
Project Director / Safety Director
CME Engineering LP

MR. WILL DANDO
Director of Government Affairs
PA Coal Alliance

MS. MARY DELROSSO
JV Conference Coordinator

MR. GARY DISBENNETT
Owner KSD Enterprises, LLC

MS. MARY E. DOANE

MS. HEATHER DOUGHERTY, MBA, P.E., PhD
Research Mining Engineer
NIOSH Mining

MR. CHARLES EDWARDS
Regional Sales Manager
CSE Corporation

MR. JAMES C. ERLINGER

MR. CARMEN FAIETA
Partner
Vesta Mine Supply

MR. KEITH HEASLEY, PhD, PE
Professor Mining Engineering
West Virginia University

MS. NIKKI EVANCHEK

MR. MICHAEL KEENER
Analyst Land Records, SP Projects
CNXC Resources

MR. WESLEY KENNEWEG
President
Securus Safety, LLC

MR. ROBERT KIMUTIS
Associate Fellow, Research Engineer/Geologist
NIOSH Pittsburgh Mining Research Division

MR. JOHN G. KOVAC
NIOSH-Retired

DR. JEFFERY H. KRAVITZ

MS. LISA KREPPS

MR. ROBERT KUDLAWIEC, PE
Tetra Tech

MR. JAMES KVITKOVICH
Vice President
John T Boyd Company

MR. R. HENRY MOORE
Attorney at Law
Jackson Kelly PLLC

MR. JEFFREY J. LADIK, ESQ.
Attorney at Law
Ladik Law LLC

MR. BETSY FRANCES LIEBFRIED
Manager, Membership & Admin
PA Coal Alliance

MR. J. BLAIR McGILL
Retired – Operations Manager

MS. WENDY MEEKER
Territory Manager
Grinnell Mechanical

MR. R. HANRY MOORE
Attorney at Law
Jackson Kelly PLLC

MR. JOHN N. MURPHY
Research Professor
University of Pittsburgh

MR. JOHN N MURPHY, PhD
Exec. Director-McGowan Institute
Research Professor-Chemical Eng
University of Pittsburgh

MR. HAROLD O’TOOLE
Camber Corporation

MR. LARRY PETERS
Regional Sales Manager
Mine Safety Appliances

MR. JAKE ROCKWELL
Owner KSD Enterprises, LLC

MR. JOSEPH SBAFFONI
PA DEP, Director – Retired

MR. J. ERIC SHEREDA, PE
Exp. & Applied Improvements
CNXC Resources

MR. MICHAEL A. TREVITS
President
Xtraction Science & Technologies

MS. HEATHER TREXLER, P.G
Project Manager
Tetra Tech, Inc.

MR. JOHN E. UROSEK

MR. RICH WAGNER
Chief – Bituminous Safety Division
PA DEP, BMS

MR. DENNY WELSH
Partner
Vesta Mine Supply

MS. DANA WILLMER, PhD
Branch Chief, Human Factors
CDC/NIOSH/PMRD

MR. EDWARD F. ZEGLEN, JR., P.E.
Chief Mining Engineer
GMS Mine Services

MR. JOSEPH ZELANKO
Senior Mining Engineer
Rosebud Mining Company