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Environmental Review Advisory Committee

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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. 

Frank Stillo, Chair, June 2021
Heather Holley, Vice Chair, June 2022
Ray Bode, June 2020
Elaine Chiosso, June 2021
Jeannie Ambrose, June 2022
Sarah Justice, June 2022
Mary Beth Koza, June 2021
Farrell Moose, June 2020
Madison Ponder, June 2021
Jeanette Ragland, June 2020
Terri Tyson, June 2022

NOTE: Diana Hales is the current County Commissioner Liaison to this committee. 

STAFF LIAISON:  Rachael Thorn, 919-545-8343,

MEETINGS: The committee typically meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm, but may vary as needed or due to holidays. To view a meeting calendar that includes agendas and approved minutes, click here.  To view a list of minutes by year, click here. 

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