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Environmental Management Council

The County’s Environmental Management Council is an advisory board to the Board of Legislators.  According to the Board Resolution that established the EMC, “Establishment by the County … of a council for environmental management is a necessary step in fostering unified action on environmental problems among local governments and among public and private agencies and organizations located within the county.”  (Res. 56-71)

Please note: There are several vacancies on the EMC.  If you would like to get involved, please call the Planning Office at 315-379-2292.


  Member / Officer Location
1 Catherine Bennett (Chair) Heuvelton
2 Dustin Bowman (Secretary) Canton
3 Joseph Brant Potsdam
4 Herbert Bullock Canton
5 Lucas Hanss Hannawa Falls
6 Richard Marshall Massena
7 Sue Rau (Vice-Chair) Massena
8 Lance Rudiger Canton
9 Tiernan Smith Ogdensburg
10 William Stephens III Massena
11 Nicole Terminelli (BOL) Massena
12 Gerard Tozzi Canton
13 Brian Washburn Canton
14 Vacant  
15 Vacant  
16 Vacant  

Membership: If interested, please complete this form and return via email or mail to the Planning Office.

Agendas and Minutes of Meetings

Newsletters and Public Service Announcements (PSA)

EMC Vision Process 2013

EMC meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm. Currently, the meetings are held via Zoom. When meeting in person, meetings are located in the 2nd-floor conference room of the Public Safety Complex, 49½ Court Street. Canton, NY. 

Please contact the Planning Office for questions and Zoom information: 315-379-2292.