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Staff Directory


The Great Lakes Commission is supported by a professional staff in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Erika Jensen
Executive Director
About Erika Jensen



Laura Andrews
Design Manager
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Joe Bertram
Financial Operations Manager
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Eric Brown
Senior Advisor for External Relations
About Eric Brown


Patrick Canniff
Invasive Species Research Associate
About Patrick Canniff


Thomas R. Crane
Deputy Director
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Margo Davis
Project Manager
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Eric Ellis
Project Manager
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Jill Estrada
Program Specialist
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Siyu Fan
GIS Developer
About Siyu Fan


Pat Gable
Administrative Assistant
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Ken Gibbons
Program Specialist
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Amanda Grimm
GIS Project Manager
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Meng Hu
GIS/Data Analyst
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Don Leflouria Jr
IT Systems Technician
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Samantha Tank
Program Specialist
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Beth Wanamaker
Communications Manager
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Ceci Weibert
Senior Program Specialist
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Ned Willig
Program Specialist
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Nicole Zacharda
Program Manager
About Nicole Zacharda


David L. Knight
Great Lakes Dredging Team, Great Lakes Daily News and Special Projects

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