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Water Quality Protection Program (WQPP)
Management Committee

Purpose

The Management Committee coordinates and facilitates activities of the Steering Committee and the Technical Advisory Commttee (TAC). In 2002, the role of the Management Committee was expanded to include all activities in the FKNMS. Responsibilities of the Management Committee include:

  • Planning and preparing agendas for meetings of the Steering Committee and TAC
  • Advising and making recommendations to the Steering Committee
  • Development of budgets and schedules for program implementation
  • Assessing progress of scientific activities, including long-term monitoring and special studies
  • Advising Sanctuary managers on developing issues and future needs
  • Development of the Biennial Report
  • Advising Sanctuary managers on developing issues and future needs

 

  • Members:


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    Steve Blackburn - U. S. Enivornmental Protection Agency

    Karen Bohnsack (primary)/Nancy Diersing (alternate) - Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

    Peter Frezza - Village of Islamorada

    George Garrett - City of Marathon

    Roman Gastesi - Monroe County

    John Hunt - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

    Shelly Krueger - Florida Sea Grant

    Gus Rios - Florida Department of Environmental Protection