The Premier Showcase of American Mining

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors supervises, controls, and directs the affairs of the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, determines its policies or changes to policies, actively prosecutes it purposes, and has discretion in the disbursement of funds. It may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of its business as shall be deemed advisable, and may, in the execution of the powers granted, appoint such agents as it may consider necessary. Directors are elected to three-year terms.
 

Officers

 

Chair – Francis R. McAllisterTerm Ending 2018

CFO, Orbital Micro Systems and Director, Foundation Board SME

Salt Lake City, UT

 

Vice Chair – Jessica Elzea KogelTerm Ending 2018

Associate Director for Mining, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Augusta, GA

 

Secretary – Jacqueline S. DorrTerm Ending 2020

Communications Manager, Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME)

Arvada, CO

 

Treasurer – John WellsTerm Ending 2018

Certified Financial Planner, Wells Financial Services

Leadville, CO

 

Members

 

Jack W. AtwaterTerm Ending 2020

Industrial Manager, Coal, Dyno Nobel, Inc.

Rapid City, SD

 

Phillips S. Baker, Jr.Term Ending 2018

President & CEO, Hecla Mining Company

Coeur-d‘Alene, ID

 

David Brown Term Ending 2018

President & CEO, Wyo-Ben, Inc.

Billings, MT

 

Tim Brown Term Ending 2018

VP Exploration, GFG Resources

Woodland Park, CO 80863

 

David K. FaginTerm Ending 2019

Chairman, Nye Corporation

Englewood, CO

 

Mark D. FillipitchTerm Ending 2020

U.S. Region Manager, Caterpillar Global Mining

Denver, CO

 

Paul C. JonesTerm Ending 2018

Principal, Sovereign Management Group, Ltd.

Golden, CO

 

Leendert G. KrolTerm Ending 2018

Independent Consultant

Denver, CO

 

Vincent Matthews III Term Ending 2018

Retired Director, State Geologist of Colorado, Colorado Geological Survey, and Principal, Leadville Geology LLC

Eleva, WI

 

Roger A. NewellTerm Ending 2018

Director, Midway Gold Corporation

Golden, CO

 

David B. Travis Term Ending 2018

Vice President Mine Planning, Freeport McMoRan

Phoenix, AZ

 

Gregg ZodyTerm Ending 2018

General Director Sales – Industrial Products Business Unit, BNSF Railway

Highlands Ranch, CO

About the Museum

Explore our 25,000 sq.ft. of interactive and informative exhibits!

About Us

Exhibits

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Hall of Fame

Learn about the industrious men and women who changed the mining world.

About the Hall of Fame

Browse Inductee Database

2017 HOF Induction Banquet Tickets

2017 Inductees

Prazen Award

Matchless Mine

Visit the historic site of the Matchless Mine and learn the story of the infamous Silver King and Baby Doe.

About the Matchless

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