Board of Directors

Chairman

Ronald Rohall

Appointed to the Board in 1993; elected Treasurer in 1996; elected Vice Chairman in 1999; elected Chairman in 2011.Ronald J Rohall web

Consulting Forester.  Commissioner, State Conservation Commission, Past President, Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts; Member, PA Conservation Commission; Chairman, Ohio Water Resources Regional Committee; Member, Society of American Foresters and Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement Association.

 

Vice Chairman

Joseph Dietrick PEJoe Dietrick 1 crop web

Named Associate Director in 2008; appointed to the Board in 2013, elected Vice Chairman in 2016.

Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor, The Markosky Engineering Group Inc. Associated with the Latrobe Industrial Development Authority, the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors, and the Laurel Highlands Trail; District Delegate, PA Association of Conservation Districts

 

Conrad Donovan webTreasurer

Conrad Donovan

Appointed to the Board in 1996; elected Treasurer in 1999.

Retired Part-time Beef Cattle Farmer. Board Member, Westmoreland Fair; past President, Westmoreland County Cooperative Extension Association; Treasurer, Westmoreland County Cattleman’s Association.

SecretaryKim E Miller c web

Kim Edward Miller

Named Associate Director in 2001; appointed to the Board in 2003; elected Secretary in 2012.

Farmer and Builder/Developer. Board President, GreenForge, Inc.; Advisory Board Member, Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County; Past-Vice President, and Current President, Pennsylvania Farmers Union; Board Chairman, Past President, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture; Member, Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement Association; Member, and former Local Chapter Secretary, Ohio Ecological Farm & Food Association

 

William Doney

Appointed to the Board in 2001; elected Secretary in 2008; elected Vice Chairman in 2011-2015.Bill Doney web 13

Retired Teacher. Owner and Operator of a 220-acre farm in South Huntingdon Township. Board Member, Smithton Library; Board Member, Bible Alliance Church; Member, Turkeytown Volunteer Fire Department.

 

Charles Duritsa

Named Associate Director in 2006; appointed to the Board in 2010.Chuck Duritsa web 13

Southwest Regional Director, Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts; Board Chairman, Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research & Education; Pennsylvania Commissioner, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission; Chairman, Westmoreland Land Trust; Board Director, Turtle Creek Watershed Association; Board Director, River Quest.

Ted Kopas

Named Associate Director in 2004; appointed to the Board in 2010.Ted Kopas web 13

Westmoreland County Commissioner. Member, Board of Directors, Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation, Westmoreland Community Action, Emergency Food and Shelter Program, and Westmoreland Land Trust; Member, IMPACT Council, United Way of Westmoreland County; Dignity and Respect Council, Westmoreland County Democratic Committee.

Paul Sarver 2Paul Sarver

Appointed to the Board in 2009.

Owner and Operator of Sarver’s Hill Organic Farm and CSA. Manager, Farmers’ Market Association of Central Westmoreland County; Member, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association. Pastor, First United Church of Christ, Mount Pleasant.

 

 

Fred SlezakFred Slezak 2

Appointed to the Board in 2007; served as Secretary in 2011.

Farmer, Manager/Owner of Lone Maple Farms, and Certified Crop Adviser. Past President and Current Committee Member, Westmoreland County Farm Bureau; Member, PA No-Till Alliance; Committee Chair, Environmental Coordinator of PA Department of Environmental Protection/Farm Bureau for the PA Southwest Region –  County Committee Chair, Penn State Alumni

 

 

 

 

Al Barnett Jan 2011 CU

Albert Barnett, Director Emeritus

Appointed to the Board in 1991; appointed Director Emeritus 2013.

Retired Plumber/Pipefitter, Kennametal Inc. Board Member, Westmoreland Cleanways; former Board Member and Day Chairman, American Red Cross; past President and Board Member, Westmoreland County Sportsmen’s League.