Our Staff

Robin Blakeman 

Executive Director, robin@eewv.org


Robin is a graduate of both Marshall University and the Louisville Theological Seminary. Robin worked as a Community Organizer and Project Coordinator with the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition from 2008 to 2021, which had a focus on multiple environmental issues including West Virginia and Ohio River Valley water quality. At EEWV, Robin is involved in grant writing, networking state-wide with many diverse people, and building alliances with municipal and state officials, and with other allied group leaders – in this state and region. Robin actively engages citizens in writing comments on pertinent issues - such as Public Service Commission electric utility rate cases - via social media campaigns, letter writing and/or in person testimony at public hearings. 

Emmett Pepper 

Legal and Policy Director, emmett@eewv.org


Emmett graduated with a degree in Political Science from Virginia Tech. He worked in the Northeast on energy and environmental policy for Citizens Campaign for the Environment from 2002-2009, before attending law school at the American University Washington College of Law, where he specialized in energy and environmental law. Upon graduation, Emmett returned to his hometown of Charleston, where he clerked for the WV Supreme Court of Appeals as a writ clerk.

Morgan Fowler

Outreach Coordinator


Morgan joined our staff in December. Morgan has a strong background in online and in-person campaign management and is eager to apply that experience to the nonprofit sector. You may soon meet Morgan at a public event, or during an online webinar. Welcome, Morgan!