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Members of the Board

James E. Starnes

President, MDEQ; representing At-Large sector (Term: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024).​​​​​

Cornelius "Neil" W.  Barnes

Vice-President, Strong Rock Operating Company; representing the Mining/Extraction Sector (Term: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2023).

Krista L. Clark

Neel-Schaffer, Inc.; representing Geotechnical/Environmental Industrial Sector (Term: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024).

Franklin T. Heitmuller

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, representing the Academic Sector (Term: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2025). 

Kristen D. Sorrell

MDEQ; representing Government Sector (Term: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2025). ​​​