The purpose of the Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) is to provide input into District programs and activities.
This includes regulatory programs, rule revisions, water conservation activities, water resource planning, water resource and supply development projects, research and other water resource management projects that relate to the environment. Subject matter considered by the EAC shall relate to the statutory duties and responsibilities of the District.
EAC members serve as liaisons with the District, maintaining communication with members of their organizations and conveying input from the organization to the EAC. In addition, the EAC acts as an education extension of the District by helping to disseminate information and by advising and assisting the District in education programs and projects. A function of the EAC shall be to provide two-way communication between the District and the environmental community.
Governing Board Liaison
Chair - Jennifer Hecker, Coastal and Heartland National Estuary Partnership
Vice Chair - Dave Tomasko, Sarasota Bay Estuary Program
Coastal and Heartland National Estuary Partnership
Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida
Florida Trail Association - Suncoast and Heartland Chapters
Keystone Civic Association
Manatee Chamber of Commerce
The Ocala Metro Chamber & Economic Partnership
Sarasota Bay Estuary Program
Save the Homosassa River Alliance
Sierra Club - Tampa Bay Group
St. Petersburg Audubon Society
Tampa Bay Estuary Program