2020 Appalchia HIDTA Executive Board




Chair Joe Daniels, Captain

Virginia State Police


Vice-Chair William J. Powell, U.S. Attorney

Northern District of West Virginia


William B. Annie, Colonel

West Virginia Air National Guard


Michael Bennett, Acting U.S. Attorney

Western District of Kentucky


James Robert Brown, Jr., SAC

Federal Bureau of Investigation - Louisville Field Office


Daniel P. Bubar, Acting U.S. Attorney

Western District of Virginia


Phillip "PJ" Burnett, Jr., Colonel

Kentucky State Police


Donald Q. Cochran, Jr., U.S. Attorney

Middle District of Tennessee


Chris Cohron, Commonwealth Attorney

Eighth Judicial Circuit of Kentucky


Casey Cox, Sheriff

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department


Jason E. Davis, Captain

West Virginia State Police


Jeff Edds, Sheriff

Scott County Sheriff’s Department


Jarod Forget, SAC

Drug Enforcement Administration - Washington Division Office


Cari Kelso, Major

Virginia Army National Guard


Joseph E. Martin, Chief

Parkersburg Police Department


Shawn Morrow, SAC

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms - Louisville Field Division


J. Douglas Overbey, U.S. Attorney

Eastern District of Tennessee


David Rausch, Director

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation


Shawn Schwertfeger, Chief

Wheeling Police Department


Jeffrey Scott, SAC

Drug Enforcement Administration - Louisville Division Office


Carlton Shier, Acting U.S. Attorney

Eastern District of Kentucky


Eric Smith, Sheriff

Harlan County Sheriff’s Department


Michael B. Stuart​, U.S. Attorney

Southern District of West Virginia


Eve Thomas, Chief

Knoxville Police Department