Coal Mine Safety Board of Appeals
Revoked, Suspended or Surrendered Certifications
 

Last revised:  06/07/17 01:44 PM

Name

Reference/Docket Number *

Certification Type Cert. Number Suspension Type Date
Gary L. Gribble Surrendered by Miner Belt Examiner 2-0015 Surrendered by Miner 05/31/2017
Rocky D. Hartley Surrendered by Miner Belt Examiner 1-434 Surrendered by Miner 09/14/2016
Michael P. Ombler Surrendered by Miner Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 2846-A Surrendered by Miner 04/19/2016
Jimmie R. Jarrell Surrendered by Miner Underground Mine Foreman 41427-16 Surrendered by Miner 04/14/2016
Daniel J. Farmer Surrendered by Miner Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 3423-A Surrendered by Miner 04/11/2016
Kevin W. Bailey Surrendered by Miner Underground Mine Foreman 38050-04 Surrendered by Miner 08/27/2015
Stanley Bartges, Jr. Surrendered by Miner Belt Examiner 1-264 Surrendered by Miner 03/31/2015
John G. Blackburn   Certified LMH Electrician
Certified Electrician
4-127
LO-3578-LM
Suspended pending further order 03/13/2015
Robert H. McBee Surrendered by Miner Assistant Underground Foreman 35050-50 Surrendered by Miner 01/05/2015
Mary Martin By Order of the Director Underground Miner
Underground Apprentice Miner
1-18968
1-35117
Temporary revocation until Evidentiary
Hearing before the Board of Appeals
12/23/2014
Christopher D. Thorn Surrendered by Miner Underground Mine Foreman 40237-12 Surrendered by Miner 08/05/2014
Danny L. Rhodes Surrendered by Miner Belt Examiner 1-389 Surrendered by Miner 08/01/2014
John M. Efaw Surrendered by Miner Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 34013-49 Surrendered by Miner 04/18/2014
Tom L. Collins Surrendered by Miner Underground Mine Foreman 38612-07 Surrendered by Miner 03/26/2014
Shawn Stover 13-DEC-2 Underground Miner
Underground Apprentice Miner
2-5617
4-13743
Permanently Revoked
Permanently Revoked
3/5/2014
Roger A. Johnson Surrendered by Miner Underground Mine Foreman 37740-02 Surrendered by Miner 12/18/2013
William Gooden Surrendered by Miner Assisstant Underground Mine Foreman 1263-A Surrendered by Miner 10/01/2013
Sean A. Chase
 
13-DEC-1
 
Underground Miner
Underground Apprentice Miner
Surface Apprentice Miner
3-15631
4-15362
4-20384
All certifications suspended for one
year effective May 31, 2013
Settlement Agreement and Dismissal Order
06/11/2013
Jeremy L. Burghduff 12-DEC-3 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 1759-A
 
Voluntarily surrender per settlement
agreement for 3 years
04/09/2013
Gerald W. Hopkins Federal Plea Agreement 40 and 80 Hour Instructor S-354 (40 hr)
U-360 (80 hr)
Plea Agreement with US Attorney's
Office
02/22/2013
Rodney L. Wiley 11-DEC-1 Underground Coal Miner 3-17424 Permanently Revoked 11/21/2012
Rodney L. Wiley 11-DEC-1 Underground Apprentice Miner 4-12285 Permanently Revoked 11/21/2012
Thomas G. Carpenter 12-DEC-4 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 2062-A Temporary - 1 year suspension 05/24/2012
Raymond C. Dawson Order of WV MHST Director 80 Hour Instructor
40 Hour Instructor
9-48
9-66
Permanent Revoked
Permanent Revoked
05/10/2011
Dustin Dotson 06-DEC-01, 06-NOV-23 Underground Mine Foreman 37231-00 Surrendered by miner per settlement
agreement.
04/25/2011
Donald R. Hagy Jr. Federal Plea Agreement Underground Mine Foreman 35649-89 Permanently Surrendered as per
Federal Court Plea Agreement
02/02/2011
Ronnie Britton 11-DEC-3 Underground Coal Miner
Surface Coal Miner
Surface Apprentice Miner
Underground Apprentice Miner
Surface Construction Supervisor
3-14086
3-9581
3-24953
3-20559
SC-2208-03
Suspended 1 year
Suspended 1 year
Suspended 1 year
Suspended 1 year
Permanently Revoked

04/27/2011

Donald E. Nunley Surrendered by Miner Underground Mine Foreman 33799-82 Surrendered by Miner 12/17/2010
Patrick L. Kelly Agreement with Examiner Underground Mine Foreman 38814-08 Surrendered to Mine Foreman Examiner 12/07/2010
Shane Wriston Agreement with Examiner Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 2099-A Surrendered to Mine Foreman Examiner 09/20/2010
Joseph C. Statler 10-DEC-2 Shot Firer NO 2355 Surrendered by Miner 08/18/2010
Joseph C. Statler 10-DEC-2 Underground Mine Foreman 26895-78 Surrendered by Miner 08/18/2010
Joseph C. Statler 10-DEC-2 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 26895-36 Surrendered by Miner 08/18/2010
Craig Belcher 09-DEC-2 Underground Coal Miner
Underground Apprentice Miner
2-5484
10493
Suspended Pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
08/19/2010
Terry L. Shadd Federal Plea Agreement Underground Mine Foreman 37196 Permanently Surrendered as per
Federal Court Plea Agreement
05/28/2010
John R. Renner 10-DEC-1 Underground Apprentice Miner 1-24369 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
04/06/2010
John R. Renner 10-DEC-1 Underground Coal Miner 1-14473 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
04/06/2010
John R. Renner 10-DEC-1 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 1768-A Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
04/06/2010
Thomas Harrah 09-DEC-10 Underground Coal Miner 3-13434 Permanently Revoked 03/09/2010
Thomas Harrah 09-DEC-10 Underground Apprentice Miner L-17229 Permanently Revoked 03/09/2010
Adron T. Lyons 05-DEC-1 Underground Mine Foreman   Permanently Revoked 02/03/2010
Adron T. Lyons 05-DEC-1 Shot Firer   Permanently Revoked 02/03/2010
Luke W. Pugh 09-DEC-7 Underground Coal Miner NO-10932-UGA Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
02/25/2010
Luke W. Pugh 09-DEC-7 Mine Rescue Team Member 1-108 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
02/25/2010
Chad J. Ferrell 09-DEC-6 Underground Apprentice Miner   Permanent Surrender
Settlement Agreement and Dismissal Order
2/18/2010
Chad J. Ferrell 09-DEC-6 Underground Coal Miner   Permanent Surrender
Settlement Agreement and Dismissal Order
2/18/2010
Neil A. Hasen 09-DEC-3 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman 1871-A Permanently Revoked 07/08/2011
Neil A. Hasen 09-DEC-3 Belt Examiner 3-636 Suspended until 7-8-2012 07/08/2011
David R. Runyon   Underground Mine Foreman 37188-00 Permanently Surrendered as per
Federal Court Plea Agreement
7/09/2009
Scott E. Jeffery 08-DEC-12 Apprentice Electrician 3-1072 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
03/23/2009
Scott E. Jeffery 08-DEC-12 Surface Apprentice Miner 3-20545 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
03/23/2009
Scott E. Jeffery 08-DEC-12 Underground Apprentice Miner 3 17947 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
03/23/2009
Scott E. Jeffery 08-DEC-12 Underground Coal Miner 3 12860 Suspended pending
further order of the Board of Appeals
03/23/2009
Brian Wiseman 08-DEC-2 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman   Settlement Agreement & Dismissal
Order - 1 year suspension
5/13/2008
Lacy Cox Jr. 07-DEC-6 Underground Mine Foreman   Temporary suspension (1 year) 2/07/2008
Danny L. Trent 08-DEC-01 Shot Firer   Permanent Surrender 4/29/2008
Charles Slopek 7-DEC-07 Assistant Underground Mine Foreman   Settlement Agreement and Dismissal
Order
4/17/2008
David L. Houk 7-DEC-05 Underground Coal Miner   Temporary 9/5/2007
David L. Houk 7-DEC-05 Underground Mine Foreman   Temporary 9/5/2007
Carl R. White 079-0707 Belt Examiner   Surrendered by Miner 3/2/2007

*Docket Number Explanation:  First two (2) digits = year filed; DEC = DECertification; Last two (2) digits = chronological file number of DECertification.

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