Resolutions Committee

Purpose:  
To develop and recommend resolutions for consideration by the Chapter membership. Resolutions are formal expressions of the Chapter’s views, and serve as a way for the Chapter to focus attention on pertinent environmental and political issues.
Composition:  
The Chair of the Committee is appointed by the President and serves with three or four additional members.
Current Chair:
Kevin Donner
Duties:  
  1. Canvas the membership for issues of concern via the newsletter, discussions at Chapter meetings, and personal contacts.
  2. Develop resolutions on these issues, and prepares a list of potential recipients and addresses.
  3. Present the resolutions at the business meeting for member discussion and approval.
  4. Prepare final copies of the resolutions for action and/or the Chapter files. The President then forwards said resolutions through the Secretary-Treasurer to the chosen recipients with an appropriate cover letter.

Resolutions by year:

2010:

Resolution to Support Separation of the Mississippi Watershed from the Great Lakes

Resolution to Support Closure of the St. Lawrence Seaway

2009:

Removal of Sabin, Boardman, and Brown Bridge Dams on the Boardman River

2008:

Great Lakes Ballast Water

2004:

Phosphorous Content in Dishwashing Detergents

2003:

Natural Rivers

2001:

Fish Passage

1994:

Contract Revisions for Michigan DNR Policy Makers

Stream Protection and Restoration (Policy Statement)

1993:

Inland Lake Levels