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Title:Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council
Contact Name:John Rogner
Contact Title:Deputy Director, DNR
Contact Comments:
Function:To act together to protect, conserve, restore, improve and effectively manage the Waters and Water Dependent Natural Resources of the Basin under appropriate arrangements for intergovernmental cooperation and consultation because current lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to protect the Basin Ecosystem.
Term:Each member (Governor) may appoint at least one alternate to serve during their term of office.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:None required.
Composition:The Council shall consist of the Governors of the Parties, ex officio; Each member of the Council shall appoint at least one alternate who may act in his or her place and stead, with authority to attend all meetings of the Council and with power to vote in the absence of the member; Unless otherwise provided by law of the Party for which he or she is appointed, each alternate shall serve during the term of the member appointing him or her, subject to removal at the pleasure of the member; In the event of a vacancy in the office of alternate, it shall be filled in the same manner as an original appointment for the unexpired term only.
Chair:Elected by the members
Authority:45 ILCS 147/5, Art. 2

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Rogner, John9/27/2019IDNR Office of Water ResourcesGovernorGovernor's AlternateCook
Wobig, Loren9/27/2019IDNR Office of Water ResourcesGovernorGovernor's AlternateCook