DRBC Looking for Members for Newly Formed Advisory Committee on Climate Change

DRBC Looking for Members for Newly Formed Advisory Committee on Climate Change

In December 2019, the DRBC adopted Resolution 2019-8, establishing the Advisory Committee on Climate Change (ACCC).

The DRBC is currently looking for individuals with relevant expertise to fill up to nine non-reserved membership spots on the committee.

The nine non-reserved members will represent the following stakeholder categories:

  • Academic or Research Institutions
  • Watershed or Environmental Organizations
  • Business or Industry
  • Water or Wastewater Utilities

In the appointment of members, preference shall be given to individuals actively working on climate change impacts, preferably in the Delaware River Basin.

Non-Reserved Members shall be appointed for terms of up to two years and may be re-appointed according to the procedures outlined here.

If Interested in a Non-Reserved Member Position on the ACCC:

Please submit your resume and a letter of interest by Friday, February 28, 2020.

For questions and to submit resumes, please email Kristen Bowman Kavanagh, P.E., committee liaison.

The objectives of the ACCC shall be to provide the Commission with scientifically based information and recommendations for identifying and prioritizing:

  • Threats and vulnerabilities affecting the Basin’s water resources due to climate change and accompanying sea level rise.
  • Science-based future climate scenarios for Basin water resource planning.
  • Water resources planning, monitoring, research and regulations that will support mitigation, adaptation and resiliency to climate change in the Delaware River Basin.

For additional information:

The first meeting of the ACCC will take place sometime in Spring 2020.

Interested in the committee, but not as a non-reserved member? Sign up for our email notification list to get meeting and other relevant information!

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