Maumee AOC Advisory Committee (MAAC) members include individuals from business, non-government organizations, academic, and general citizens. MAAC members meet quarterly. Once a year, applications to join the committee are accepted. These are available during late fall and are reviewed in December.

Voting Members

Citizen/Academic/Nonprofit Organization

Ashlee Decker, The Nature Conservancy
Paul Hotz, Citizen


Jenny Carter-Cornell, Hull/Verdantas
Sally Gladwell, The Mannik and Smith Group
Ryan Allison, Cardno-Stantec

Local Government

Jim Carter, Wood Soil & Water Conservation District
Mike Pniewski, Lucas County Engineer’s Office
Tim Schetter, Metroparks of the Toledo Area
DJ Mears, Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District

Ex-Officio Members

Cherie Blair, Ohio EPA – Division of Surface Water
Cassie Lovall, NOAA
Lynn Garrity, Ohio Lake Erie Commission
Leah Medley, U.S. EPA – Great Lakes National Program Office

Amber Bellamy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Beth Sparks-Jackson, U.S. Geological Survey – Great Lakes Science Center
Bryan Hinterberger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Resource Members

Lynn Ackerson, Ohio EPA – DERR
Andrea Beard, City of Oregon
Deanna Bobak, CEC Inc.
Mike Cassidy, Citizen
Ryan Darnton, NOAA
Eric Ellis, Great Lakes Commission
Kari Gerwin, Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG)
Bill Hintz, University of Toledo
Amanda Kovach, ODNR – Office of Coastal Management
Archie Lunsey, Ohio EPA – Northwest District Office

Joshua Miller, USGS
Karen Ranney Wolkins, City of Toledo
Don Schmenk, ODNR – Division of Forestry
Dave Sherman, ODNR – Division of Wildlife
Lynn Sherman, Citizen
Joey Warner, Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District
Russ Terry, Ducks Unlimited
Shawna Towns, City of Toledo

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