Council of Lake Committees

The Council of Lake Committees is composed of representatives from state, tribal, and provincial agencies represented on Lakes Committees, for a maximum of twenty-one members:

  • Lake Ontario Committee: New York, Ontario
  • Lake Erie Committee: Michigan, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania
  • Lake Huron Committee: Michigan, Ontario, Chippewa-Ottawa Resource Authority
  • Lake Michigan: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Chippewa-Ottawa Resource Authority
  • Lake Superior Committee: Michigan, Minnesota, Ontario, Wisconsin, Chippewa-Ottawa Resource Authority, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, 1854 Treaty Authority

The Committee's purposes are to:

  • consider issues pertinent to, or referred by, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission;
  • consider issues and problems of common concern to member agencies;
  • develop and coordinate joint programs and research projects;
  • serve as a forum for state, provincial, tribal, and federal agencies; and
  • respond to requests made to it by any of the Lake Committees.

Council of Lake Committees Terms of Reference

Members
  • Steve Lapan, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Chair
  • Brian Locke, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Vice Chair
  • Membership includes all Lake Committee members

Updated: February 14, 2017

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