Barry Pallay Recognized as Ambassador for Progress
Morgantown Dominion Post
3 April 2016
The Morgantown Dominion Post for Sunday 3 April 2016, has
an AMBASSADORS FOR PROGRESS section, featuring those who make a
difference in our
community. Our Upper Mon River Association president Barry Pallay
was so identified!
family: Wife Darlene; children, Joshua, Michael, Todd; six
education: Chemical engineer
employer and occupation: Self-employed businessman and chemical
clubs and organizations: Board of the Monongalia County
Development Authority, Region VI Planning and Development Council,
Morgantown Airport Advisory Committee, lifetime member of the U.S.
volunteer commitments: President of the Upper Monongahela River
Association (UMRA), trustee of the Tree of Life Congregation,
MEPCO Citizen Advisory Panel, WVU Extension Service Natural Gas
Education Team, member of Cheat River Water Trail Committee.
The nominator: Barry has worked tirelessly with the Army Corps of
Engineers to reopen the locks on the upper Monongahela River. Last
year the locks were opened to river traffic during the summer,
signified the first step to bringing back widespread use of this
waterway for tourist and recreational use.