Ex officio: Thomas J. Ridge, Governor of Pennsylvania; James S. Gilmore, Governor of Virginia; Anthony A. Williams, Mayor, District of Columbia; Arthur D. Hershey, Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission; Carol M. Browner, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
c/o Chesapeake Bay Commission
60 West St., Suite 200
Annapolis, MD 21401
fax: (410) 263-9338
The Chesapeake Executive Council was established by the Chesapeake Bay Agreement of 1983 to coordinate the work of restoring and protecting Chesapeake Bay. In accordance with the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement, the Council is the governing body for these efforts. Parties to the 1987 Agreement are the State of Maryland; the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia; the District of Columbia; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, representing the federal government; and the Chesapeake Bay Commission. The Council's six members serve ex officio.
Maryland members appointed by Governor: Elizabeth I. Bauereis, Ph.D.; James A. Soltesz; Lina Vlavianos; Mary Roe Walkup.
Maryland at-large members appointed by Board of Directors, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay: Mark Kalish; G. Steele Phillips; Larry Schweiger.
William Matuszeski, Maryland, Chair
Maryland members representing State agencies: Royden N. Powell III, Dept. of Agriculture; Robert M. Summers, Ph.D., Dept. of the Environment; Verna E. Harrison, Dept. of Natural Resources.
Andrew Loftus (Maryland), Citizens Advisory Committee
William Rumsey, Jr. (District of Columbia), Local Government Advisory Committee
Richard L. Jachowski, Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee
David Johnson (Virginia), Air Subcommittee
Gary Waugh (Virginia), Communications Subcommittee
Robert E. Magnien, Ph.D. (Maryland), Information Management Subcommittee
Patricia A. Buckley (Pennsylvania), Land, Growth & Stewardship Subcommittee
Frank Dawson (Maryland), Living Resources Subcommittee
James R. Collier (District of Columbia), Modeling Subcommittee
Carlton Haywood, Monitoring Subcommittee
Thomas Simpson (Maryland), Nutrients Subcommittee
Robert M. Summers, Ph.D. (Maryland), Toxics Subcommittee
c/o Chesapeake Bay Program Office
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
410 Severn Ave., Suite 109
Annapolis, MD 21403
The Implementation Committee was established in 1984 by the Chesapeake Bay Agreement of 1983. The Committee advises the Chesapeake Executive Council on implementing the Chesapeake Bay Program.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY PROGRAM
William Rumsey, Jr. (District of Columbia), Chair (chosen by Executive Council)
Maryland members appointed by Governor: Margaret R. Myers; J. Harry Norris III; George M. O'Donnell; Fred J. Sissine; Elizabeth H. Tolbert; one vacancy.
Contact: Mark Thompson (202) 962-3589
Barbara Yahus (202) 962-3539
c/o International City/County Management Association
777 North Capitol St., NE, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20002
In accordance with the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement, the Governor appointed the Local Government Advisory Committee on the Chesapeake Bay Program in April 1988. The Committee presents to the Chesapeake Executive Council the concerns and opinions of the local governments in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. It also informs local governments about the Chesapeake Bay Program.
The Committee has twenty-four members. Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia each are represented by six members appointed by their respective governors. The District of Columbia is represented by six members appointed by the Mayor.
The Local Government Task Force concluded its work in October 1996.
July 18, 2000
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