Joyce McConnell joins Antero Resources board

PARKERSBURG — Antero Resources Corp. has appointed Joyce E. McConnell to its board of directors as a Class II director.

McConnell is a nationally recognized scholar who has been the provost and vice president of academic affairs at West Virginia University since 2014. She joined the faculty of the WVU College of Law in 1995 and became a full professor in 1998 and the Thomas R. Goodwin Professor of Law in 2002.

“I am thrilled to join the Board of Antero, a great company with a forward-thinking management team and a bright future in West Virginia and Ohio. Antero’s momentum, footprint and operational capabilities present a tremendous opportunity,” she said. “I am excited to represent shareholders and work with the Board to oversee the execution of the company’s business strategy,” said McConnell.

McConnell was president of the West Virginia Bar Association and served with former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on former West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin’s Judicial Reform Commission. Prior to that, Ms. McConnell was a Clinical Fellow at The Georgetown University Law Center at Washington, D.C.

She served two terms as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and became the Dean of the College of Law in 2008. McConnell is also chairman of the West Virginia Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions.