Click here to submit public comments to Ohio EPA by November 19.
1.) Insist algae toxin standards be created for Ohio drinking water supplies
2.) Request mandatory testing to occur at community water systems
In June 2014, Governor Kasich signed into law a bill that guts Ohio’s clean energy and efficiency standards. Passing this new law was not enough for Ohio’s utilities, though.
Now, Ohio’s largest electric utilities, AEP, Duke, and FirstEnergy are seeking to keep a number of Ohio’s oldest and dirtiest power plants open for years to come.
And they want you and me to pay for it.
The Executive Committee (Ex Com) is the overall governing body of the Ohio Chapter. It makes the broad policy decisions and sets the overall goals that guide the Chapter’s work. There are 15 members, including at-large members and group representatives. All Ohio Chapter Sierra Club members can vote in the annual elections for the at-large members.
Chair – Bob Shields
Vice Chair – Philip Crume
Treasurer – Enid Nagel
Steering: Scott Bushbaum, David Roseman, Dave Simons
Personnel: Scott Bushbaum, Jack Turner, David Roseman
2015: Enid Nagel, Debbie Clark, David Roseman, Philip Crume
2016: Bob Shields, Pat Marida, Vicky Matson, Dave Simons, Melanie Braithwaite
Appalachia: Loraine McCosker
Central Ohio: Amber Bellamy
Miami: Scott Bushbaum
Western Lake Erie: Kris Moazad
Salt Springs: George Peya
Portage Trail: Colleen Orsburn
Northeast Ohio: Jack turner
Council of Chapter Leaders:
Delegate – David Roseman; Alternate – Vicki Matson
Eric Britton, Debbie Clark
Chair – David Roseman
Agriculture – OPEN
Energy – Dave Simons & Tom Collins
Forests – Loraine McCosker
Fracking – CJ George
Nuclear – Pat Marida
Transportation – Chris Curran, Nathan Alley
Water – OPEN
Matt Trokan – Conservation Director
Amanda Keith – Conservation Manager – Water
Brian Kunkemoeller – Conservation Manager – Energy
Samantha Allen - Conservation Coordinator – Energy
Elissa Yoder - Conservation Coordinator – Water
Jessica Ferrato - Conservation Coordinator – Water
Ann Keefe - Conservation Coordinator – Water
Appalachia – Loraine McCosker
Central Ohio – Sarah Cercone
Miami – Sam McKinley
Northeast Ohio – Steve McPhee
Portage Trail – Dan Nelson
Salt Springs – George Peya
Western Lake Erie – Kris Moazed
2015 Chapter Meeting Schedule and Notes:
February 1st, March 15th, May 17th, July 19th, September 20th, November 15th.
2015 Ohio Chapter Retreat : Maumee Bay State Park Lodge – January 29th, 30th, 31st 2016
Meetings are held at the Ohio Chapter office, 131 N. High St., Columbus, OH.