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West Virginia State Office

United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service
1550 Earl L. Core Road, Suite 200
Morgantown, WV  26505
Phone: 304-284-7540
Fax: 855-857-6448

 

State Conservationist's Staff
Name Position Phone
Louis Aspey State Conservationist 304-284-7540
Nan Kimble State Conservationist's Secretary 304-284-7546
Rebecca Haddix Public Affairs Specialist (Contractor) 304-284-7545
Jared Beard State Soil Scientist (On Detail) 304-284-7597
Vacant Public Affairs Specialist 304-284-4826

 

Management and Strategy
Name Position Phone
Nicole Viars Assistant State Conservationist - Management and Strategy 304-284-7544
Jeremy Bennett Business Services Specialist  304-284-7554
Beth Bishop Management Analyst 304-284-7559
Susan Edgar Financial Resources Specialist 304-284-7555
Ashley Powell Administrative Assistant (Contractor) 304-284-7582
Vacant Program Assistant 304-284-7593
Vacant Program Assistant 304-284-4245

 

Programs
Name Position Phone
Laura Smith Assistant State Conservationist - Programs 304-284-7543
Nerick Bolyard Administrative Assistant (Contractor, Easements) 304-284-7566
Jeff Griffith Acting Farm Bill Specialist - Financial Assistance 304-284-7565
Tim Hastings Program Services Assistant 304-284-7568
Heather Hinson Toolkit Coordinator / Farm Bill Specialist
(On Detail)
304-284-7550
Marissa Meltzer Student Intern 304-284-7574
Michael O'Conor Student Intern 304-284-7574
Matthew Oliver Acting Easement Specialist 304-284-7564
Sydney White Student Intern 304-284-7574
JR Wolfe ACES - Farm Bill Specialist - Financial Assistance 304-284-7583
Pam Yost Agricultural Economist 304-284-7572
Vacant Easement Specialist  
Vacant Environmental Specialist  
Vacant Resource Conservationist  
 
NRCS.WVEasements@wv.usda.gov For questions and issues concerning WV easements
NRCS.WVFBPrograms@wv.usda.gov For questions and issues concerning WV financial assistance programs
NRCS.WVWatersheds@wv.usda.gov For questions and issues concerning WV watershed programs

 

Engineering
Name Position Phone
Andy Deichert State Conservation Engineer 304-284-7563
Kathy Allen Agricultural Engineer 304-284-7561
Nathan Knox Civil Engineering Technician 304-284-7570
Jeff McClure State Geologist 304-284-4898
Tim Ridley Dam Safety Engineer 304-284-7573
Joseph Seybert Civil Engineer 304-284-7567
Patrick Sisneros Civil Engineer 304-284-7562
Tom Sites Civil Engineering Technician 304-284-7569
Vacant Civil Engineer 304-284-7596

 

Ecological Sciences
Name Position Phone
Damarys Mortenson State Resource Conservationist  304-284-7579
Kyle Aldinger State Cerulean Warbler Specialist 304-284-7595
Jason Bladow State Biologist 304-284-7581
Carla Davis Administrative Assistant (Contractor) 304-284-7578
Jenna Floyd Soil Conservationist (Pathways) 304-284-7598
Vacant State Forester 304-284-7576
Isaac Wolford State Agronomist (On Detail) 304-284-7580
Appalachian Plant Materials Center
John Vandevender Plant Materials Center Manager 304-445-3005 x-100
Warren Haynes Biological Science Technician 304-445-3005 x-102
Randall Lester Plant Materials Center Assistant Manager 304-445-3005 x-101

 

MLRA Soil Survey Regional Office 6
Name Position Phone
David Kingsbury Soil Survey Regional Director 304-284-7589
Ben Hannibal Administrative Assistant 304-284-7594
Michael Jones Soil Data Quality Specialist 304-284-7588
Wendy Noll GIS Specialist / WV NRI Coordinator 304-284-7590
Jeff Thomas Senior Regional Soil Scientist 304-284-7594
Cross Lanes Service Center
Debby Cunningham Soil Scientist 304-776-5256 x-111
Huntington Service Center
Rick Jones Soil Scientist 304-208-8400
Alan Moore Soil Data Quality Specialist / Geophysical Investigations 304-208-8402
Morgantown Service Center
Vacant MLRA-Soil Survey Office Leader 304-291-4377-150
Chris Seitz Soil Scientist 304-291-4377-155
Jason Teets Ecological Site Inventory Specialist 304-291-4377-130
Vacant Soil Scientist 304-291-4377-152

 

Mission Support Services
Name Position Phone
Christopher Carrico Accountant 304-284-7553
Shannon Smith Financial Specialist 304-276-9544
Amy Stonebraker Contract Specialist 304-284-7557