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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, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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, USGS

Ashley Binion-Zuccaro, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Resource Members

Lynn Ackerson, Ohio EPA - DERR

Andrea Beard, City of Oregon

Deanna Bobak, CEC

Mike Cassidy, Citizen

Ryan Darnton, NOAA

Eric Ellis, Great Lakes Commission

Donna Foster, U.S. Forest Service

Kari Gerwin, Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG)

Bill Hintz, University of Toledo

Amanda Kovach, ODNR Coastal

Archie Lunsey, Ohio EPA - Division of Surface Water

Joshua Miller, USGS

Deborah Millsap, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Karen Ranney Wolkins, City of Toledo

Don Schmenk, Ohio Department of Natural Resource

Dave Sherman, ODNR - Division of Wildlife

Lynn Sherman, Citizen

Joey Sink-Oiler, Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District

Russ Terry, Ducks Unlimited

Shawna Towns, City of Toledo 

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.