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steering committee

The Steering Committee directs the development of the HCP, and is made up of representatives appointed by each of the local governments within the watershed, with several non-voting members representing water and sewer authorities, NGOs, and state and federal agencies.

meeting notes & agendas

steering committee members

Local Government/Agency Name, Title
City of Acworth Mr. Brian Bulthuis, City Manager
Bartow County Mr. Steve Bradley, County Administrator
City of Canton Mr. Gary Mullinix, Development Official
City of Cartersville Mr. Jim Stafford, Director, Water Department
Cherokee County Mr. Geoff Morton, County Engineer
Cherokee County Water & Sewer Authority Mr. David Kubala, Environmental Manager *
Cobb County Mr. Mike Tuller, Planning Division Manager, Cobb County Community Development Agency
Dawson County Ms. Lynn Tully, Director of Planning and Development
City of Dawsonville Mr. Steve Holder, Planning Director
Etowah Water & Sewer Authority Ms. Doris Cook, Resource Manager *
Forsyth County Mr. Charles Laughinghouse, County Commissioner
Georgia Deptartment of Natural Resources Mr. Mike Harris, Chief, Non-game Wildlife and Natural Heritage Program *
City of Holly Springs Mr. Anthony W. Griffin, City Manager
City of Jasper Mr. Mike Castagna, Planning and Development Director
City of Kennesaw Mr. Steve Turner
Paulding County Mr. Ben Skipper, Director of Community Development
Pickens County Mr. Norman W. Pope, Greenspace Coordinator & Planner
City of Roswell Mr. Stuart Moring, Director of Public Works
Upper Etowah River Alliance Ms. Louise McPherson *
US Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Allatoona Ms. Katie Knowles, Environmental Coordinator *
City of Woodstock Mr. Mark Hutcheson, Business Owner

* denotes non-voting member

For more information:
Eric Prowell, Hydrologist
USFWS, Georgia Ecological Services
105 West Park Drive, Suite D.
Athens GA 30606
(706) 613-9493