As the Chief of the Division of Mineral Resources Management, Ben McCament oversees ODNR's efforts to provide for the safe and environmentally sound development and restoration of mineral and fossil fuel extraction sites.
An ODNR employee for 13 years, Ben previously served as the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program Manager. He has 22 years of experience in AML and acid mine drainage impacted watersheds in Ohio. Prior to his time at ODNR, McCament worked as the Raccoon Creek Watershed Coordinator at Ohio University George Voinovich School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Findlay and an M.S. in Environmental Studies from Ohio University.