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Citizens Advisory Committee

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The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is charged with bringing issues of public concern related to the protection of the Inland Bays and its watershed to the Center’s Board!

Join the Committee!

To join the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, you must 1) Attend one CAC meeting;  2) Complete an application and send it to the current CAC chair;  3) Submit CV or resume or bio to the current CAC chair; and 4) Interview with current CAC chair. 

Submit a Comment, Observation, or Concern

Have concerns about Delaware’s Inland Bays or the surrounding watershed? We want to hear them! Please complete the form at the link below and your comments will be reviewed by the committee at the next scheduled meeting.

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The CAC meets quarterly at the Center for Inland Bays. Each meeting includes a program of speakers presenting topics of current interest and concern. Interested citizens are invited to attend public meetings and consider becoming a member of the committee. See the calendar on the right side of this page for a list of upcoming meeting dates. 

Current Members

  • Dr. Claire Simmers (Chair)
    Bethany Beach
  • Dr. Dennis Bartow
    Bethany Beach
  • Gary Cannon
    Rehoboth Beach
  • Linda Grande
  • Ocean View
  • Pete Keenan
  • Robert Linett 
    Ocean View
  • Cheryl Rehrig
  • Richard Watson
  • Thomas Brett