Black River RAP Coordinating Committee Members

Local Jurisdictions

Lorain County General Health District
Ken Pearce, Chairman
Jim Boddy
Stephanie Charles
Kim Polen
Raymond Romero

Lorain County Board of Commissioners
Commissioner Betty Blair

Lorain County Community Development Department
William Ulik

Local Watershed Coordinator
Dan Gouch

City of North Ridgeville
Cathy Becker

USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service
Karl Schneider

Lorain County Metro Parks
Dan Martin

Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
Andy Vidra
Mary Wells

Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District
Nancy Funni

Medina Soil & Water Conservation District
Jeff VanLoon

City of Elyria
Terry Korzan

City of Lorain
Corey Timko

Elyria City Schools
Sheila Lewicki

State/Federal Agencies

U.S. EPA
Anne Marie Vincent, RAP Liaison

Ohio EPA
Ted Conlin, State RAP Coordinator

OSU Sea Grant
David Kelch

Industry/Commercial Representatives

Lorain County Chamber of Commerce
Michael Challender (TBD)

Lorain County Port Authority
Rick Novak

Lorain County Farm Bureau
Julie Hruby

Lorain County Community Alliance 
Virginia Haynes 

National Gypsum
Matt May

Columbia Gas
Tom Emory

NiSource Corporate Services Company
Tim Keslar

US Steel
Kelly Cernanec

Western Reserve Land Conservancy
Andy McDowell

Citizen Representatives

Cheryl Wolfe-Cragin
Charles Herdendorf
Brad Masi
Jennifer Wasilk