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Principals’ Staff Committee

Scope and Purpose

The Principals' Staff Committee (PSC) acts as the policy advisors to the Executive Council, accepting items for Council consideration and approval, and setting agendas for Council meetings. Individual members of the PSC arrange and provide briefings to their principals, the Agreement signatories. The PSC also provides policy and program direction to the Management Board.


  • Molly Ward (Chair), Virginia Office of Natural Resources
  • Greg Barranco (Coordinator), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Lauren Taneyhill (Staff), Chesapeake Research Consortium

  • Joe Bartenfelder, Maryland Department of Agriculture
  • Mark Belton, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Michael Caldwell, National Park Service (NPS)
  • David Craig, Maryland Department of Planning
  • Clyde Cristman, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Nicholas DiPasquale, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Cindy Dunn, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR)
  • Ann English, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Shawn Garvin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 3
  • Ben Grumbles, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • Todd Haymore, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Forestry
  • Walt Helmick, West Virginia Department of Agriculture
  • Randy Huffman, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
  • Trey Jordan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District
  • Edwin Kee, Delaware Department of Agriculture
  • Jeffrey Laitila, U.S. Department of the Navy
  • Joseph Martens, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Paul Olsen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Norfolk District
  • David Paylor, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
  • John Quigley, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
  • Pete Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Russell Redding, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
  • David Russ, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • David Small, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
  • Buck Sutter, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Ann Swanson, Chesapeake Bay Commission
  • Wendi Weber, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
  • Tommy Wells, District of Columbia Department of the Environment (DDOE)

Upcoming Events

    Principals' Staff Committee Meeting

    Location

    Hall of States
    444 N Capitol St NW # 337
    Washington, DC 20001

    Date / Time:

    June 2, 2015
    10:00am - 3:00pm

    Details:

    NOTE: Please bring a photo ID in order to enter the building.

    Transportation:
    Parking is available on street meters, as well as in the building for a fee.
    If taking the metro, the Union Station stop is a short walk from the Hall of States.

    Teleconference Information:
    Conference line: 866-299-3188
    Code: 267-985-6222
    AdobeConnect web access: https://epa.connectsolutions.com/psc (enter as guest)

    Related Files:


Past Meetings & Events

  • April 13, 2014 to April 14, 2014 - Principals' Staff Committee 2-Day Retreat
  • April 30, 2010 - PSC Meeting- IE Documents
  • April 29, 2010 - PSC meeting
  • July 22, 2009 - Principals' Staff Meeting
  • April 21, 2009 - Spring PSC Meeting
  • April 20, 2009 - Spring PSC Meeting
  • June 19, 2008 - June 2008 PSC Meeting
  • March 19, 2008 - PSC Meeting
  • March 8, 2006 - PSC Meeting
  • June 22, 2005 - Principals' Staff Committee



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