Judy RoddExecutive Director
Judy Rodd is our executive director, and has run Friends of Blackwater since 2000. She has an M.S. in Recreation and Parks from West Virginia University, and has been working as an environmental educator and advocate since 1985. As well as being the director, Judy handles much of the grants and fundraising.
Position UnfilledDirector of Field Operations
Cheyenne CarterExecutive Assistant
Cheyenne Carter is FOB's Executive Assistant. She has a B.S. in Env. Studies from Ithaca College. Her relevant experience is in climate advocacy, environmental education, and field work.
Position UnfilledClimate Consultant (part-time)
Alicia ErjavecHeritage AmeriCorpe Vista
Alicia has a B.A. from Fairmont State University and a passion for preserving Appalachian history! She supports our heritage restoration and education programs
Sarah CartronWatershed and Outreach Assistant
Sarah studied Contemporary Photography at Shepherd University and has a graduate degree in photojournalism from Corcoran College of Art + Design. She helps with watershed projects, trail work, and creating outreach material.
John BrownTechnical Consultant (part-time)
John Brown is Friends of Blackwater’s technical consultant. He has run his own computer business and has worked with non-profits across West Virginia. When not helping Friends of Blackwater, he teaches middle school science.
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Deborah McHenry Esq.
Patrick McGinley Esq.
Alan Karlin Esq.
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