Board of Directors

Our Board


Derek Gregg, Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Vandalia Research, Inc.

John Maher, Ph.D., Vice-Chair
Vice President for Research
Marshall University Research Corporation

Stephen Turner, Ph.D., Treasurer
Chief Executive Oficer
Protea Biosciences

Melissa Watkins, Secretary
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC


John H. Brown, Jr.
Brown Communications

Anne Barth
Executive Director
TechConnect West Virginia

Dr. Glenn Dillon
Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology
Vice President for Health Sciences Research & Graduate Education
Robert C. Byrd Health Business Center
West Virginia University

Craig A. Gill
Director, US Government Relations
Pfizer, Inc.

Deron A. Johnson
Director, State Government Affairs

Dr. Richard M. Niles
Chief Executive Officer
Progenesis Technologies

Dr. Jose V. Sartarelli
Milan Puskar Dean, College of Business & Economics
West Virginia University

Dr. John V. Schloss
Chair, Pharmaceutical Science & Research
Marshall University School of Pharmacy

Jeffrey P. Smith, Ph.D.
VP, Pharmacology & Toxicology
Mylan Laboratories, Inc.

Executive Director

Bryan Brown