Environment & Natural Resources Committee

Environment & Natural Resources Committee

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

  • Provide feedback to staff and the coordinating committee on CMAP planning and 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, the region's communities, and other organizations.
  • Help identify relevant environmental best practices and encourage their adoption by CMAP partners in the region.

Its 2019 schedule is as follows:

  • January - no meeting
  • February 7
  • March 7
  • May 2
  • July 11 – second Thursday, given 4th of July holiday
  • September 5
  • November 7


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, IDNR Tom Rickert, Kane County Division of Transportation
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
Danielle Gallet, Metropolitan Planning Council Sean Wiedel, City of Chicago Department of Transportation
Stacy Meyers, Openlands  


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