Environment and Natural Resources Committee
- Provide feedback to staff and the coordinating committees on CMAP projects as they relate to environment and natural resources.
- Serve as a discussion forum for regionally important issues in environmental planning and policy.
- Help coordinate and prioritize policy positions, programs, and advocacy between CMAP and other organizations.
- Help identify relevant environmental best practices and encourage their adoption by CMAP partners in the region.
Upcoming Committee Meeting
The next committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 at 9:30 a.m. in the DuPage County Conference Room, at CMAP, 233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 800. The minutes and meeting materials from the March meeting are posted here.
If you are not a regular committee member or would like to bring a guest to the meeting, please contact Ingrid Witherspoon (312.454.0400 or firstname.lastname@example.org) and ask that your name be placed on the building security list.
The current make up of the committee includes representatives from academia; federal; state and local resource and regulatory agencies; local land management agencies; stormwater, watershed, and wastewater planning agencies; local municipal and county government representatives; and environmental advocacy and policy agencies.
|Ed Collins, McHenry County Conservation District||Joe Schuessler, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District|
|Jack Darin, Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter||Harlan Spiroff, Spiroff & Gosselar, Ltd.|
|Martha Dooley, Village of Schamburg||Deborah Stone, Cook County Department of Environmental Control|
|Jon Grosshans, USEPA, Region 5||Mike Sullivan, Kane / Kendall Council of Mayors|
|Pete Harmet, IDOT District 1||Wallace Van Buren, Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies|
|Martin Jaffe, University of Illinois at Chicago||Sean Wiedel, City of Chicago|
|Anne McKibben, CNT Energy||Patricia Werner, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission|
|Stacy Meyers, Openlands||Nancy Williamson, Illinois Department of Natural Resources|
|Melinda Pruett-Jones, Chicago Wilderness|
2014 Meeting Schedule
The 2014 meeting schedule is below. Agendas and minutes from past meetings can be found here:
|January 7 – Cancelled|
|February 5||9:30 am|
|March 5||9:30 am|
|April 2||9:30 am|
|May 7||9:30 am|
|June 4||9:30 am|
|July 2||9:30 am|
|August – No Meeting|
|September 3||9:30 am|
|October 1||9:30 am|
|November 5||9:30 am|
|December – No Meeting|