The Great Lakes Panel membership is drawn from U.S. and Canadian federal agencies, the eight Great Lakes states and the provinces of Ontario and Québec, regional agencies, user groups, local communities, tribal authorities, commercial interests, and the university/research community.
The Great Lakes Panel has several elected leadership positions which include the Panel Chair, Vice Chair, and a Chair for each of the Panel’s three committees (see below). Each elected individual serves a two year term. The current Panel leadership is as follows:
Eight representatives are elected by the Panel to serve as at-large members on the Panel for a four-year term. The purpose of at-large membership is to help ensure representation from all stakeholders, allowing for individuals to contribute to the mission of the Panel based on special expertise, interest, or advisory capability regarding AIS issues and/or priorities. Current At-large members are listed below.