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Voting Members

Citizen/Academic/Nonprofit Organization

Melanie Coulter, Black Swamp Conservancy

Paul Hotz, Citizen

Matt Kovach, The Nature Conservancy


Jenny Carter-Cornell, Hull & Associates, Inc.

Sally Gladwell, The Mannik and Smith Group

Chris Kline, Cardno

Local Government

Jim Carter, Wood Soil & Water Conservation District

Mike Pniewski, Lucas County Engineer's Office

Tim Schetter, Metroparks Toledo

Joey Sink-Oiler, Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District

Ex-Officio Members

Cherie Blair, Ohio EPA - Division of Surface Water

Ryan Darton, NOAA

Lynn Garrity, Ohio Lake Erie Commission

Leah Medley, U.S. EPA - GLNPO

Deborah Millsap, U.S. FWS

Joshua Miller, USGS

Ashley Binion-Zuccaro, US. ACE

Resource Members

Lynn Ackerson, Ohio EPA - DERR

Andrea Beard, City of Oregon

Deanna Bobak, CEC

Mike Cassidy, Citizen

Paul Chasco, Bowser - Morner

Kennedy Doro, University of Toledo

Donna Foster, U.S. Forest Service

Kari Gerwin, TMACOG

Beth Sparks-Jackson, USGS

Jamie Kochensparger, Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District

Archie Lunsey, Ohio EPA - Division of Surface Water

Karen Ranney Wolkins, City of Toledo

Don Schmenk, Ohio DNR

Dave Sherman, ODNR - Division of Wildlife

Lynn Sherman, Citizen

Russ Terry, Ducks Unlimited

The Maumee AOC Committee works toward fishable and swimmable waters in the Maumee Area of Concern and delisting the beneficial use impairments. The Committee is working towards all major restoration projects being completed by 2025, through collaboration of partners and volunteer opportunities by its facilitating organization, Partners for Clean Streams. The committee is made up of representatives from various organizations, citizens, businesses and non-government agencies to build long term solutions to the area’s water quality issues.