Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species

Members

The Great Lakes Panel membership is drawn from U.S. and Canadian federal agencies, the eight Great Lakes states and the provinces of Ontario and Québec, regional agencies, user groups, local communities, tribal authorities, commercial interests, and the university/research community.

 

Leadership Positions

The Great Lakes Panel has several elected leadership positions which include the Panel Chair, Vice Chair, and a Chair for each of the Panel’s three committees (see below). Each elected individual serves a two year term. The current Panel leadership is below.

2020-2022 Great Lakes Panel Officers

  • Panel Chair: Kelly Pennington, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in absentia
  • Panel Vice Chair: Eric Fischer, Indiana Department of Natural Resources Acting Panel Chair
  • Research Coordination Committee Chair: Lindsay Chadderton, The Nature Conservancy
  • Information/Education Committee Chair: Doug Jensen, Minnesota Sea Grant College Program
  • Policy Coordination Committee Chair: Vacant
  • Immediate Past Chair: Sarah LeSage, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

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