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Management Committee


The Management Committee is comprised of representatives of the Long Island Sound Study Management Conference, established by Congress in 1985 to develop a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for restoring and protecting Long Island Sound. Management Committee members help develop the annual work plan for the Long Island Sound Study and oversee the implementation of CCMP goals and objectives.


See Events & Meetings web page for announcements of upcoming committee meetings for MC, STAC, CAC, and HRSWG.


Management Committee Members

  • Mark Tedesco, US Environmental Protection Agency, Long Island Sound Office, Chair
  • Rick Balla, EPA, Region 2
  • Sandy Breslin, Citizens Advisory Committee, CT Co-chair
  • Gregory Capobianco, NYS Department of State, Division of Coastal Resources
  • Tom Chapman, US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Mel Coté, EPA, New England Region
  • Sylvain De Guise, PhD, Connecticut Sea Grant College Program
  • Nancy Ferlow,  US Department of Agriculture, Natural Resource Conservation Service Connecticut District
  • Peter Francis, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection,  Office of Long Island Sound Programs
  • Jason Grear,  EPA Office of Research and Development, Atlantic Ecology Dvision
  • Rob Hust, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Dawn McReynolds, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,  Division of Marine Resources
  • Jonathan Morrison, US Geological Survey Connecticut District
  • James Mueller, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • James O’Donnell, PhD, Science and Technical Advisory Committee, CT Co-chair
  • Ronald Poltak, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
  • Todd Randall, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Nancy Seligson, Citizens Advisory Committee, NY Co-chair
  • R. Lawrence Swanson, PhD, Science and Technical Advisory Committee, NY Co-chair
  • Rebecca Weidman, MA Department of Environmental Protection
  • Gary Wikfors, PhD, National Marine Fisheries Service, Milford Laboratory
  • William Wise, New York Sea Grant College Program

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