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The Great Lakes Advisory Board Virtual Public Meeting, May 31, 2023

Virtual Public Meeting

This virtual public meeting will be held on May 31st, 2023, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (CDT). You must register to participate and/or to submit written or oral comments for the committee by 2:00 p.m. (CDT) on May 30th, 2023.

General Information

The Great Lakes Advisory Board provides advice and recommendations on matters related to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The Advisory Board also advises on domestic matters related to implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the U.S. and Canada. The major objectives are to provide advice and recommendations on Great Lakes protection and restoration activities; long-term goals, objectives, and priorities for Great Lakes protection and restoration; and other issues identified by the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force/Regional Working Group.


Registration is required to participate in this meeting. When registering, provide your name, email, organization, city, and state. Please indicate whether you would like to provide oral and/or written comments during the meeting at the time of registration. Registration deadline is 2:00 pm (CDT), May 30, 2023. 

Draft Meeting Agenda

Time Topic Speaker
2:05 – 2:10 PM Welcome from GLAB Co-Chair Dr. Scudder Mackey, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
2:10 – 2:20 PM Review of U.S. EPA Charge Questions Todd Nettesheim, U.S. EPA
2:20 – 2:30 PM Introduction of GLAB Workgroup Process GLAB Chair
2:30 – 3:15 PM GLAB Member Discussion
o    Stakeholder Engagement
o    Environmental Justice
o    Climate Resiliency
Facilitated by Kyle Dryfuss-Wells and Dr. Alan Steinman
3:15 – 3:30 PM GLAB Member Discussion – Potential Synergies
o    Next Steps
Facilitated by GLAB Chair
3:30 – 3:55 PM Public Comment GLAB Chair
3:55 – 4:00 PM Meeting Wrap Up GLAB Chair
4:00 PM Adjournment Designated Federal Officer
Start Date
End Date