Dave Field

• Hall Cave Preserve Manager Dave Field began caving at the age of 15 when a high school friend pulled a book on caving from the shelves of the school library. This sparked an interest that has lasted since. During high school and college he actively caved with a group of friends in Blair County […]

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Paul Damon, Sr.

 • NSS 2939LF FE PH • Archivist • Pittsburgh Grotto Paul Damon, Sr., is the archivist for the MAKC and a long-time NSS member. He might be best known for editing the book Caving in America, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the National Speleological Society. Email the archivist.

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Tom Metzgar

• NSS 24673 RL, FE PH • Pittsburgh Grotto • Assistant Treasurer • Bear Cave and Trout Run Woods Preserve Manager • Danielson Center/Library Manager Tom Metzgar lives in Washington Township, Westmoreland County, where his Scotch-Irish and Germanic ancestors settled during the 1770s. After graduating from Penn State in 1981, Tom returned to his native […]

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