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

Director, Michigan Office of the Great Lakes

Joel Brammeier

President and CEO, Alliance for the Great Lakes

Kathryn Buckner

President,Council of Great Lakes Industries

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

Bob Lambe

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Great Lakes Fishery Commission

Tony Maas

Director, Forum for Leadership on Water, Manager of Strategy, Freshwater Future

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

Tawny Mata

Blue Accounting Director of Strategic Engagement, The Nature Conservancy & the Great Lakes Commission

Darren Nichols

Executive Director, Great Lakes Commission

Victoria Pebbles

Program Director, Great Lakes Commission

Scott Sowa

Director of Science, The Nature Conservancy Michigan Chapter

Helen Taylor

State Director, The Nature Conservancy Michigan Chapter

Shawn Weis

Blue Accounting Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Core Team

William “Lindsay” Chadderton

Aquatic Invasive Species Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Aquatic Invasive Species Director, The Nature Conservancy

Matt Doss

Maritime Transportation Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Policy Director, Great Lakes Commission

Sam Haapaniemi

Blue Accounting Initiative Coordinator/Content Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Kari Marciniak

Blue Accounting Communications Team

Director of Strategic Communications, The Nature Conservancy

Greg Parrish

Blue Accounting Technical Services Team

Program Manager, Great Lakes Commission

Doug Pearsall

Coastal Wetlands Blue Accounting Issue Lead

Senior Conservation Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Stephanie Simowski

Blue Accounting Platform Manager, 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