Home » About Us » Committees » Citizens Advisory Committee

Citizens Advisory Committee

 Upcoming Meetings
 Committee Info

Operating Rules

Past Meeting Minutes

Presentations from Past Meetings

Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is a standing committee of the Board of Directors of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. Members represent a cross-section of communities and interest groups in the Inland Bays watershed and are charged with bringing issues of public concern related to protection of the Inland Bays and its watershed to the CIB Board.


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.

Current Members

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


Become a Member

To begin the process of joining the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, please read our invitation and guidelines for prospective members.We ask that prospective members attend at least two meetings prior to sending a completed application to the Executive Director. An application may be requested in-person at these prerequisite meetings.