Members

The Regional Body includes the Great Lakes Governors and the Premiers of Ontario and Québec, or their designees.

Members

  • Michigan

    Chair

    Governor Gretchen Whitmer

  • Québec

    Vice Chair

    Premier François Legault

  • Illinois

    Governor JB Pritzker

  • Indiana

    Governor Eric Holcomb

  • Minnesota

    Governor Tim Walz

  • New York

    Governor Andrew Cuomo

  • Ohio

    Governor Mike DeWine

  • Ontario

    Premier Doug Ford

  • Pennsylvania

    Governor Tom Wolf

  • Wisconsin

    Governor Tony Evers

Designees

  • Michigan

    Chair

    James Clift, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy

    Ms. Kara Cook, Policy Advisor on Energy/Environment, Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer

  • Indiana

    Chair

    Mr. Chris Smith, Indiana Department of Natural Resources

  • Illinois

    John Rogner, Assistant Director, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

    Loren Wobig, Director of Water Resources, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

  • Wisconsin

    Preston Cole, Secretary Designate, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

  • Minnesota

    Jess Richards Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

  • New York

    Don Zelazny, New York Department of Environmental Conservation

  • Ohio

    Mary Mertz Ohio Department of Natural Resources

  • Ontario

    Jason Travers, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

  • Pennsylvania

    Tim Bruno Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

  • Québec

    Marie-Claude Théberge Québec Ministère de l’Environnement et de la lutte contre les changements climatiques