HABs Collaborative

Linking Science and Management to Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms

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Nicole Zacharda
Program Manager
Great Lakes Commission
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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee serves as a governing board for the Collaborative. During quarterly meetings the Steering Committee sets priorities and determines what activities the Collaborative will pursue. The Steering Committee is led by Co-Chairs Silvia Newell and Michelle Selzer. The Steering Committee and Co-Chairs were appointed in the spring of 2018 and will serve for 2 years.



  • Tim Maguire, Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research
  • Katie Stammler, Essex Region CA


Steering Committee Members

  • Reagan Errera, NOAA-GLERL
  • Cherri Baysinger, Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council
  • Raj Bejankiwar, International Joint Commission
  • Greg Boyer, SUNY-ESF
  • Ruth Briland, Ohio EPA
  • Donalea Dinsmore, Wisconsin DNR
  • Mary Anne Evans, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Sandra George, Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Paul Gledhill, Ohio EPA
  • Micah Bennett, U.S. EPA
  • Max Herzog, Cleveland Water Alliance
  • Jon Hortness, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Gina LaLiberte, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Jim Lehnen, NY DEC
  • Kristy Meyer, Freshwater Future
  • Todd Miller, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Silvia Newell, Wright State University
  • Heather Raymond, The Ohio State University
  • Dale Robertson, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Nikki Saavedra, NY DEC
  • Michelle Selzer, Michigan EGLE
  • Brannon Walsh, U.S. EPA
  • Christopher Winslow, Ohio Sea Grant
  • Chiara Zuccarino-Crowe, Michigan Sea Grant


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