The mission of the Environmental Review Advisory Committee (ERAC) is to:
- Advise the Board of Commissioners on environmental policy and related county ordinances, including the watershed ordinance.
- Conduct special projects, as assigned, to protect the environment.
- Assist County staff with review of required state and federal environmental permits for projects in the county.
- Partner with towns in the county and other interested governmental agencies on mutual concerns related to the environment.
NOTE: The Environmental Review Advisory Committee also serves as the Watershed Review Board.
ERAC MEMBERS & TERMS: Committee members serve three-year terms. The members' qualifications include professional or citizen knowledge of environmental research, policies and/or regulation.
Terry Schmidt, Chair, June 2018
Sherri Stuewer, Vice-Chair, June 2019
Ray Bode, June 2017
Elaine Chiosso, June 2018
Jerome Cole, June 2017
Vic D’Amato, June 2019
Fran DiGiano, June 2019
Mary Beth Koza, June 2018
Jeanette Ragland, June 2017
David Mattison, June 2018
Graham Swift, June 2019
NOTE: Diana Hales is the current County Commissioner Liaison to this committee.
STAFF LIAISON: Brian Burkhart, P.E. - Environmental Quality Director