St. Lawrence County Planning Office

Environmental Management Council


Member / Officer Location
Aaron Barrigar Winthrop
Catherine Bennett Heuvelton
Jennifer Berbrich Rensselaer Falls
Joseph Brant, Chair Potsdam
Ryan Burkum Potsdam
Erica Leonard Potsdam
Richard Marshall Massena
Donald O'Shea, Vice Chair Ogdensburg
Sue Rau Massena
Lance Rudiger Canton
Tiernan Smith Ogdensburg
Gerard Tozzi Canton
Terminelli, Nicole Massena
Brian Washburn Canton
Pat Whalen, Secretary Massena



Minutes of Meetings 

November 16, 2016  January 18, 2017 February 15, 2017   April 19, 2017
May 17, 2017 June 21, 2017  July 19, 2017  September 20, 2017
October 18, 2017 November 15, 2017 January 17, 2018 February 21, 2018
 March 21, 2018  April 18, 2018 May 16, 2018 June 20, 2018
July 18, 2018 September 19, 2018 October 17, 2018 December 12, 2018
January 16, 2019 February 20, 2019 March 20, 2019 April 17, 2019


Pursuant to Article 47 of New York State Environmental Conservation Law and St. Lawrence County Resolution 56-71, this Council was established.  Amendments were made by St. Lawrence County to Resolutions 86-71, 3-19-88, and 133-96 and it was agreed that the bylaws amended superceded any and all previous bylaws adopted by the Council.


Membership shall include not more than sixteen (16) members, of which eight (8) would have demonstrated knowledge or expertise in the field, such as representation of environmental education, environmental sciences, environmental technology, environmental action and agriculture, including forestry.  One (1) ex-officio member selected by the Board of Legislators from among its members.  Seven (7) members who are to include; one (1) representative from each city, village, town conservation advisory commission created pursuant to Article 12-F, Section 239-x of New York State General Municipal Law and the remainder being persons with demonstrated interest in environmental matters affecting St. Lawrence County.

Term: Two years.

Report on "Visioning Process:  How The St. Lawrence County Environmental Management Council Can Move Toward Its Future"


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