2018 Appalchia HIDTA Executive Board


Chair Michael Barbuti, ASAC

Drug Enforcement Administration - Washington Division Office


Vice-Chair David Rausch, Director

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation


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

Middle District of Tennessee


Chris Cohron, Commonwealth Attorney

Eighth Judicial Circuit of Kentucky


Russell M. Coleman, U.S. Attorney

Western District of Kentucky


Steve Cooper, Chief

Charleston Police Department


Casey Cox, Sheriff

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department


Thomas T. Cullen, U.S. Attorney

Western District of Virginia


Joe Daniels, Captain

Virginia State Police


Jason E. Davis, Captain

West Virginia State Police


Robert M. Duncan, Jr., U.S. Attorney

Eastern District of Kentucky


Chris Evans, SAC

Drug Enforcement Administration - Louisville Division Office


James Robert Brown, JR., SAC

Federal Bureau of Investigation - Louisville Field Office


Brian Hieatt, Sheriff

Tazwell County Sheriff’s Department


Stuart Lowrey, SAC

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms - Louisville Field Division


J. Douglas Overbey, U.S. Attorney

Eastern District of Tennessee


William J. Powell, U.S. Attorney

Northern District of West Virginia


Ed Preston, Chief

Morgantown Police Department


Richard Sanders, Commissioner

Kentucky State Police


Eric Smith, Sheriff

Harlan County Sheriff’s Department


Michael B. Stuart​, U.S. Attorney

Southern District of West Virginia


MAJ Allen Tackett, Counterdrug Coordinator

WV National Guard


Eve Thomas, Chief

Knoxville Police Department