About Us

Our Vision

Our vision is to be an organization where all stakeholders involved in the use, development, and protection of the river can come together to provide collaborative, efficient, and proactive solutions to maintain use and environmental integrity of the river.

Committee Members

Regular Members

  • Commercial Fishing (Non-tribal)
  • Environmental Advocacy
  • Local Government
  • Pilots
  • Public at Large
  • Shoreline Property Owners
  • Recreational Boating
  • Recreational Fishing

Advisory Members

  • Lake Superior State University
  • Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Local Emergency Management
  • U.S. Customs & Immigration
  • Soo Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • Bay Mills Indian Community
  • Shipping Agent Representative
  • Tour Boat Representatives
  • Tug Representatives
  • Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority (EUPTA)


  • CHAIR: Jennifer McLeod
  • VICE CHAIR: Timothy Moher
  • SECRETARY: Mark Eitrem
  • TREASURER: Tony McLain
  • TRUSTEE: Anthony Andary
  • TRUSTEE: Thomas Farnquist

    Committee Meetings

    Meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of March, June, September, and December. Starting in March 2022, all quarterly meetings will be held at the Center for Freshwater Research and Education at Lake Superior State University.

    How to Get Involved

    For more information, please contact Timothy Moher, or attend one of our meetings.

    We are a Michigan, non-profit corporation with a federal IRS designation as a charitable entity under IRS Section 501(c)(3).