BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MEET THE BOARD

Members of the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) Board of Directors collaborate to provide strategic vision, set organizational policy, ensure compliance, determine programs and budgets, set fundraising strategies, enhance the organization’s public image, evaluate the organization’s effectiveness, as well as run and serve on various committees.

Board Chairman

ROBERT RAPPOLD

Mayor, City of Beckley
Board Vice Chairman

GREG ROGERS

Rogers Oil Company, Owner
Board Secretary/Treasurer

W.D. SMITH

EL Robinson Engineering, Engineer
Board Member

DAVE ARNOLD

Adventures on Gorge
Board Member

BILL BAKER

Forward Southern WV, President
Board Member

JOHN BRENEMEN

Fayette County Commissioner
Board Member

TOM COCHRAN

Beckley-Raleigh County Airport, Manager
Board Member

GARRET COLE

Nicholas County Commissioner
Board Member

ELIZABETH DIX

Kirkwood Winery, Owner
Board Member

DR. JO HARRIS

BridgeValley, former President
Board Member

LARRY MEADOR

Mountaineer Gas, Business Development Manager
Board Member

JACK DAVID WOODRUM

Summers County Commissioner
Non-Voting Board Member

ROBIN MORGAN

Region 1 Workforce Development Board, Acting Executive Director
Non-Voting Board Member

JASON ROBERTS

Region 1 Planning and Development Council, Executive Director
Non-Voting Board Member

JOHN TUGGLE

Region 4 Planning and Development Council, Executive Director