In support of the Environmental Protection's mission of protecting and improving the environment, the WVDEP
will use information systems to maximize efficiency and effectiveness by providing all users with
information, in a timely manner, in a compatible format to address customer and program needs without regard
to geographic or organizational boundaries and to use all appropriate methodologies in the development and
support of DEP decisions.
J. Joseph Nilles, Acting Chief Technology Officer
Phone: (304) 926-0499 x43701
Applications Development and Support (ADS)
Responsible for developing and maintaining custom software used to track the activities of WVDEP. This unit
provides process and data analysis, design, programming, data translation, end user training, and
maintenance for legacy and/or customized computer applications.
Xichun (April) Sun, Information Systems Manager II
Phone: (304) 926-0499 x41975
Infrastructure and Support (IS)
Responsible for application servers and monitoring used to support DEP's mission.
Michael Martin, Manager of Infrastructure Support
Technical Applications and Geographic Information Systems (TAGIS)
Engaged in developing a comprehensive, state-wide spatial database to support environmental monitoring,
analysis, and decision making throughout the agency. Providing spatial and environmental database
development, spatial data services, research, analysis and consulting.
Mike Shank, Geographic Information Officer
Phone: (304) 926-0499 x41998