Council Members

cleanwaterThe Clean Water Council consists of 18 members. Seven members represent the New Jersey Departments of Labor and Industry, Community Affairs, Energy, Environmental Protection, Agriculture, the Chairman of the Water Policy and Supply Council in the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission; five citizens of the State representing the general public; and six members to be appointed from persons to be nominated by the following organizations - New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Business and Industry Association, New Jersey State League of Municipalities, the New Jersey Association of Counties, New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. and the New Jersey AFL-CIO. Appointed council members shall serve a term of four years.

Sandra Howland
New Jersey Department of Agriculture

Pamela S. Goodwin, Esq.
General Public

George Bakun, PE, N4
NJ Business & Industry Association
Anthony V. McCracken, Sr., AICP/PP
General Public

Robert F. Breslin III
New Jersey State AFL-CIO

Lou M. Neely
NJ League of Municipalities

Stanley V. Cach, PE, PP, BCEE, D.WRE
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Maria G. Connolly, PP/AICP
NJ Department of Community Affairs
James F. Cosgrove, PE, (Chair)
NJ Society of Professional Engineers
Jessica Sanchez, Ph.D, (1st Vice Chair)
Delaware River Basin Commission

Norman Nelson, PE *
Water Supply Advisory Council (WSAC)

Chris L. Sturm
General Public
Russell J. Furnari
NJ State Chamber of Commerce

Anthony Valente
N. J. Department of Labor

Amy Goldsmith
General Public
Daniel J. Van Abs, Ph.D., PP/AICP
General Public
Mary Anna Holden, Commissioner
NJ Board of Public Utilities – Energy

NJ Association of Counties

*WSAC Atlernating Members

Vincent Monaco, PE

G. Christian Andreasen, Jr., PE

Jennifer M. Coffey

2020 Clean Water Council Public Hearing -
The New Jersey Clean Water Council (NJCWC) is soliciting public testimony focused on how to address the presence of PFAS in discharges to surface water (both direct and indirect) and the management of the application of biosolids that may also contain PFAS. The virtual hearing is scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (or close of testimony, if earlier). Please direct questions about the hearing to Click here for more information.
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