Advisory Committee

Blue Accounting is a partnership between the Great Lakes Commission and The Nature Conservancy,  in collaboration with federal, state, provincial and private sector organizations, and with advisory leadership from experts across the Great Lakes region.

Jon Allan

Former Director, Michigan Office of the Great Lakes

Joel Brammeier

President and CEO, Alliance for the Great Lakes

Craig Czarnecki

Assistant Regional Director for Science Applications, Midwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Steve Fisher

Managing Director, The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership

Steve Galarneau

Director, Office of the Great Waters, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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Michael Goffin

Regional Director General for Ontario, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Tom Hoggarth

Regional Director General, Ecosystems, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Chris Korleski

Director, Great Lakes National Program Office, United States Environmental Protection Agency

Bob Lambe

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Great Lakes Fishery Commission

David McLean

Business IT Director, The Dow Chemical Company

Sam Passmore

Environment Program Director, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Jennifer Read

Director, University of Michigan Water Center

Steering Committee

Patrick Doran

Associate State Director, The Nature Conservancy Michigan Chapter

Erika Jensen

Interim Executive Director, Great Lakes Commission; Aquatic Invasive Species Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Scott Sowa

Director of Science, The Nature Conservancy Michigan Chapter

Helen Taylor

State Director, The Nature Conservancy Michigan Chapter

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Rhonda Wille

Chief Information Officer, Great Lakes Commission 

Core Team

Maritime Transportation Lead - Eric Brown

Eric Brown

Maritime Transportation Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Senior Advisor for External Relations, Great Lakes Commission

Kari Marciniak

Blue Accounting Communications Team

Director of Strategic Communications, The Nature Conservancy

Doug Pearsall

Coastal Wetlands Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Senior Conservation Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Beth Wanamaker

Blue Accounting Communications Lead

Communications Manager, Great Lakes Commission

Nicole Zacharda

Phosphorus Control - ErieStat and Source Water Initiative Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Program Manager, Great Lakes Commission