Our Work

Here’s some of the work we’re doing to ensure a healthy environment, strong economy and high quality of life for current and future generations.


Positions available

The Great Lakes Commission has immediate openings for three separate positions. We’re seeking a financial operations specialist, a GIS specialist, and a maritime project manager — visit our Jobs page to learn more and apply today!


GLC awards more than $1.5 million for water quality

The GLC will award more than $1.5 million in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes and their tributaries through the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program. Read more here.


Thank you for joining us in Ohio!

Thanks for joining us for the 2023 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, held October 3-5 in Oregon, Ohio, at the Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center. Read more about our meetings here!


The Advisor

The September 2023 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes information on upcoming GLC events, new staff and job opportunities, recently completed GLC projects, and more!


2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

The 2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report is now available online! The GLC’s Annual Report includes highlights and key accomplishments under Chair Todd L. Ambs and  Executive Director Erika Jensen. Read the report here.


2023 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC released its 2023 federal priorities, urging the Biden administration and Congress to invest in projects and programs that will protect the Great Lakes and accelerate the national economy. Read more about our priorities here.

Great Lakes Commission meets in Ohio, elects new chair and vice chair

Oregon, Ohio – At its Annual Meeting, held this week on the shores of Lake Erie in Oregon, Ohio, the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) elected a new chair and vice chair and passed resolutions calling for reform of U.S Army Corps of Engineers project partnership agreements...

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