Members

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council Members and Alternates

Pursuant to Section 2.2 of the Compact, the Compact Council Members are the Governors of the Great Lakes States. Pursuant to Section 2.3 of the Compact, each Member must appoint at least one Alternate who may act in the Member's place.

Members

  • Michigan

    Chair

    Governor Gretchen Whitmer

  • Wisconsin

    Vice Chair

    Governor Tony Evers

  • Illinois

    Governor JB Pritzker

  • Indiana

    Governor Eric Holcomb

  • Minnesota

    Governor Tim Walz

  • New York

    Governor Andrew Cuomo

  • Ohio

    Governor Mike DeWine

  • Pennsylvania

    Governor Tom Wolf

Alternates

  • Michigan

    Deputy Director

    Mr. James Clift

    Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy

    Policy Advisor on Energy

    Ms. Kara Cook

    Environment Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer

  • Wisconsin

    Secretary Designate

    Mr. Preston Cole

    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

  • Illinois

    Assistant Director

    John Rogner

    Illinois Department of Natural Resources

    Director of Water Resources

    Loren Wobig

    Illinois Department of Natural Resources

  • Indiana

    Deputy Director

    Mr. Chris Smith

    Regulatory Team Indiana Department of Natural Resources

  • Minnesota

    Assistant Commissioner

    Mr. Jess Richards

    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

  • New York

    Assistant Commissioner for Water Resources

    Mr. James Tierney

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

  • Ohio

    Director

    Ms. Mary Mertz

    Ohio Department of Natural Resources

  • Pennsylvania

    Chief

    Mr. Tim Bruno

    Office of the Great Lakes Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection