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Long Island Sound Blue Plan Advisory Committee

Connecticut Public Act No. 15-66 established an Advisory Committee that is tasked with assisting DEEP's Commissioner with drafting the Long Island Sound Resource and Use Inventory and Blue Plan. The Governor and legislative leaders appointed various members of the Advisory Committee, and state agency Commissioners were also designated.

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Blue Plan Advisory Committee

Blue Plan Advisory Committee (BPAC) Members

Katie Dykes, DEEP Commissioner, BPAC Chair

Sylvain de Guise, Connecticut Sea Grant; UConn marine sciences faculty member appointed by Governor Malloy

Catherine Finneran, Eversource; gas and electric distribution industry representative appointed by Governor Malloy

Nathan Frohling, The Nature Conservancy; conservation organization representative appointed by Governor Malloy

David Carey, Department of Agriculture Bureau of Aquaculture; shellfish industry/commercial or recreational aquaculture representative appointed by Governor Malloy

Christine Nelson, Town of Old Saybrook Town Planner; coastal municipality representative appointed by Governor Malloy

Evan Matthews, Connecticut Port Authority; Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Redeker's Designee

Jason Bowsza, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Commissioner Reviczky's Designee

Erik Lindquist, Connecticut Office of Policy and Management, Secretary Barnes' Designee

Melanie Bachman, Connecticut Siting Council

Leah Schmalz, Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound; conservation organization representative appointed by State Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney

William Gardella, General Manager and Dockmaster, Rex Marine Center, Norwalk; commercial boating representative appointed by State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff

Bruce Beebe, Beebe Dock and Mooring Systems, Madison; marine trades representative appointed by State Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano

Mike Theiler, commercial finfish industry representative appointed by Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey

Alicia Mozian, Town of Westport Conservation Director; coastal municipality representative appointed by House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz

Sidney J. Holbrook, recreational fishing/hunting community representative appointed by House Minority Leader Themis Klarides

BPAC Meeting Agendas & Minutes
September 1, 2021   Agenda   Minutes Zoom Meeting Recording  Presentation Slides 
September 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes    
February 19, 2019 Agenda Minutes    
December 4, 2018 Agenda Minutes    
September 6, 2018 Agenda Minutes    
June 19, 2018 Agenda Minutes    
March 28, 2018 Agenda Minutes    
December 7, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
September 7, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
June 6, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
March 16, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
December 7, 2016 Agenda Minutes    
September 7, 2016 Agenda Minutes    
May 12, 2016 Agenda Minutes    
January 29, 2016 Agenda Minutes    

Subcommittee and Work Team Documents

Blue Plan Vision and Goals June 14, 2017 Draft

Blue Plan Stakeholder Engagement Program July 5, 2017


Content Last Updated September 14, 2021