The creation of the Great Lakes Clean Communities Network would not be possible without funding from the Great Lakes Protection Fund and the many individuals and organizations that believed in our vision. This collaborative effort represents the work of our development team, partners, pilot communities, and Advisory Board.

 Funding Provided By


Lead Organizations


Pilot Communities and Organizations


GLCCN Advisory Board Members

Todd Ambs, Director - Healing Our Waters - Great Lakes Coalition
Rich Bowman, Michigan Director of Government Relations - The Nature Conservancy
Tom Crane, Deputy Director - Great Lakes Commission
Ken Genskow, Director, Basin Educator Program - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Cliff Lampe, Associate Professor - University of Michigan School of Information
Brent LaSpada, Planner (with Mike Voorhees) - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District
Edith Makra, Director of Environmental Initiatives - Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
James Ridgway, Vice President - Environmental Consulting and Technology, Inc.
Michelle Selzer, Erie, St. Clair-Detroit Systems Lake Coordinator - Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Laurel Sukup, Section Chief - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources