Lake Michigan Forum participants include local governments, regional planning organizations, business, industry, environmental groups, sport fishing interests, academia, agriculture, Native American tribes, sewerage districts, and Areas of Concern.  For information on participating in the Forum, please contact the Lake Michigan Forum Facilitator, the Delta Institute, at 312-554-0900.

Current Representatives

Ms. Judy Beck
Chicago, IL
Concerned Citizen,
Mr. Tim Brown
Chicago, IL
CEO, Wabashco LLC
Ms. Kae DonLevy
Milwaukee, WI
Project Director, Wisconsin Marina Association
Ms. Kathy Evans
Muskegon, MI
Program Manager, West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission
Mr. Bill Hafs
Green Bay, WI
Director, Brown County Land & Water Conservation Dept
Ms. Vicky Harris
Green Bay, WI
Water Quality and Habitat Restoration Specialist, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Mr. Martin Jaffe
Chicago, IL
Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ms. Angela Larsen
Chicago, IL
Coastal Project Manager, Alliance for the Great Lakes
Ms. Kathy Luther
Portage, IN
Director of Environmental Management, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Mr. Greg Mund
Montague, MI
Secretary, White Lake Public Advisory Council
Ms. Kay Nelson
Portage, IN
Environmental Affairs Director, Northwest Indiana Forum
Mr. Todd Parker
Lansing, MI
Lake Michigan Forum Facilitator, Delta Institute
Ms. Henrietta Saunders
Chicago, IL
President, Lake Michigan League of Women Voters
Mr. Bill Schleizer
Chicago, IL
Lake Michigan Forum Facilitator, Delta Institute
Ms Susie Schreiber
Waukegan, IL
Executive Director, Waukegan Harbor Citizens Advisory Group
Mr. Larry Smith
Green Bay, WI
Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Dr. Janet Vail Ph.D
Muskegon, MI
Associate Research Scientist, GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute
Ms. Barbara Waller
Waukegan, IL
GLRI Contract Administrator, Waukegan Harbor Citizens Advisory Group

News Feed

Love Lake Michigan

The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

The 8th biennial State of Lake Michigan and 13th annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference are now accepting abstracts for consideration.

Great Lakes lawmakers consider statewide bans on pavement sealants

Legislators in at least three Great Lakes states are proposing statewide bans of certain pavement sealants that have killed aquatic animals and are considered a possible health risk to humans.

Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review

The Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review, which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report

Army Corps releases Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report, solicits public comment