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Commission for the Environment

Description: All members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners. This commission advises the Board of Commissioners on matters affecting the environment with particular emphasis on protection. It educates public and local officials on environmental issues and performs special studies and projects. It also recommends environmental initiatives and study changes in environmental science and local and federal regulations.

To learn more about this Commission, please visit the Commission for the Environment website.

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Meeting Time and Date 7:30 p.m. second Monday of each month Contact Person Rich Shaw
Meeting Place Chapel Hill / Hillsborough Alternating Contact Phone 919-245-2514
Number of Positions 15 Contact E-Mail rshaw@orangecountync.gov
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

May Becker Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 9/21/2010  Current Appointment: 12/13/2011 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2014  Number of Terms:

Peter Cada Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 9/21/2010  Current Appointment: 12/13/2011 
Township: Eno Expiration: 12/31/2014  Number of Terms:

Loren Hintz, Vice-Chair Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Biological Resources 
First Appointed: 1/27/2009  Current Appointment: 12/10/2013 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2016  Number of Terms:

Donna Lee Jones Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Water Resources 
First Appointed: 5/21/2013  Current Appointment: 5/21/2013 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 12/31/2015  Number of Terms:

Clifford Leath Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: At-Large 
First Appointed: 5/20/2014  Current Appointment: 5/20/2014 
Township: Bingham Expiration: 12/31/2013  Number of Terms:

Judy Miller Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 5/20/2014  Current Appointment: 5/20/2014 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 12/31/2013  Number of Terms:

David Neal Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 9/21/2010  Current Appointment: 12/11/2012 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 12/31/2015  Number of Terms:

William Newby Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Air Quality 
First Appointed: 5/20/2014  Current Appointment: 5/20/2014 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 12/31/2016  Number of Terms:  

Steven Niezgoda Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: At-Large 
First Appointed: 5/21/2013  Current Appointment: 5/21/2013 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 12/31/2015  Number of Terms:

Jeanette O'Connor Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 5/21/2013  Current Appointment: 5/21/2013 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2014  Number of Terms:

Rebecca Ray Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 11/19/2013  Current Appointment: 11/19/2013 
Township: Eno Expiration: 12/31/2015  Number of Terms:

Jan Sassaman, Chair Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 12/13/2011  Current Appointment: 12/10/2013 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2016  Number of Terms:

Gary Saunders Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Engineering 
First Appointed: 5/21/2013  Current Appointment: 5/21/2013 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2015  Number of Terms:

Lydia Wegman Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Land Resources 
First Appointed: 11/19/2013  Current Appointment: 11/19/2013 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2014  Number of Terms:

David Welch Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 9/21/2010  Current Appointment: 12/13/2011 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2014  Number of Terms: