Ella Belling, MRTC Executive Director


2023 MRTC Board of Directors

Edwin “Doc” Parks: President

Dave Harshbarger: Vice President

Robin Barnett: Treasurer

Gary Marlin: Secretary

Christiaan Abildso

Jeff Arnett

Steve Kite

Steve Selin

Kristina Vrouwenvelder


MRTC Board Meetings

The Board meets on the 1st Thursday of every month at 5:15 pm at the Morgantown Public Library in the 2nd floor meeting room. Cancellations can occur due to inclement weather. The public is encouraged to attend.  Due to Covid-19, MRTC has shifted to having Zoom meetings.  If you would like to join the meeting, contact Ella Belling at


MRTC Board Openings

The Mon River Trails Conservancy has three openings on the Board of Directors. Please contact us if you are interested in serving on the Board and helping us manage the Mon River and Deckers Creek Rail-Trails.

We are seeking those with an interest in fund-raising, increasing membership and volunteers, trail promotion and/or trail maintenance. Please submit a letter with your qualifications and interests to Ella Belling at or to MRTC, P.O. Box 282, Morgantown, WV 26507.