Environment & Natural Resources Committee

Apr 28, 2014

Environment & Natural Resources Committee

The Environment & Natural Resources Committee's charge is to:

    • 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.

Its 2018 schedule is as follows:

    • January 4
    • February 1
    • March 1
    • April 5
    • May 3
    • June 7
    • July 12 – second Thursday, given 4th of July holiday
    • August – no meeting
    • September 13
    • October 4
    • November 1
    • December – no meeting

See current and archived committee materials.


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. 

Lynn Boerman, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Stacy Meyers, Openlands
Ed Collins, McHenry County Conservation District Joe Schuessler, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
Keary Cragan, USEPA, Region 5  Deborah Stone, Cook County Department of Environmental Control
Jack Darin, Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter Mike Sullivan, IDOT District 1
Martha Dooley, Village of Schaumburg Mike Warner, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission
Jackie Forbes, Kane County Division of Transportation Kim Wasserman-Nieto, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Danielle Gallet, Metropolitan Planning Council Sean Wiedel, City of Chicago
David Leopold, UI Labs Moira Zellner, University of Illinois - Chicago


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