Meet Our Team

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is made up of the following enthusiastic and experienced staff members:

Name and Title Contact Information
Nicolas H. Diehl

Executive Director


Lyn Goodwin

Program Manager


Jane Jones

Administrative Assistant


Matthew Coffey

Business Coach

Office: 304-728-3255
Mobile: 304-546-4503


The JCDA Board of Directors is composed of the following appointed Jefferson County business people:

  • Neil McLaughlin, Vice President, WVU Medicine
  • Andy Blake, Secretary/Treasurer, City of Ranson
  • Dave Dinges, Labor Representative
  • Daryl Hennessy, City of Charles Town
  • Gary Kable, Jefferson County Board of Education
  • Patsy Noland, Jefferson County Commission
  • Tony Roberts, Realtor
  • Lyle Tabb, Lyle C. Tabb and Sons, Inc.
  • Karan Townsend, Town of Harpers Ferry
  • Julia Yuhasz, Hospice of the Panhandle

The Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the large conference room at the Public Services Building, 1948 Wiltshire Rd., Kearneysville.

Access the current year’s meeting agendas and minutes of the JCDA Board of Directors here.

Access the 2015 archives of the JCDA Board of Directors agendas and minutes here, 2014 archives here and the 2013 archives here.