The Citizens Advisory Committee represents the public and provides advice to Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and its DMMP partners on a wide array of dredging related topics and issues. The Chair of the Citizens Advisory Committee sits on the Management Committee and reports to the Executive Committee.

Upcoming Meetings


Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
To Be Determined

Past Committee Meetings



  • Anne Arundel County Government

  • Association of Maryland Pilots
    Captain John R. Kinlein

  • Baltimore City Government

  • Baltimore County Government
    David Riter

  • Baltimore Port Alliance/Rukert Terminals Corporation
    Andrew Nixon

  • Blue Water Baltimore
    Barbara Johnson
    Dan O’Leary

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
    Doug Myers

  • Chesapeake Bay Yacht Clubs
    Dick Bruns

  • Coastal Conservation Association
    Robert Fantom

  • Cox Creek Citizens Oversight Committee
    Gary Gakenheimer

  • Dorchester Shore Erosion Group
    Bruce Coulson

  • Dundalk Renaissance Corporation
    Tasha Gresham-James

  • Eastfield Stanbrook Civic Association
    Patricia Paul

  • Exelon / BGE
    Chandra Chithaluru
    Jack Murosko

  • Fort Howard Community Association
    Scott Pappas

  • Geomatx Surveying and Mapping
    Tom McElroy

  • Greater Pasadena Council
    Rebecca Kolberg

  • HMI Citizens Oversight Committee
    Paul Brylske

  • Kent Conservation, Inc.
    Doug West

  • Living Classroom Foundation
    Christine Truett

  • Masonville Citizens Advisory Committee
    Anita Kestel

  • MD Conservation Council
    Norman Meadow

  • National Aquarium
    Laura Bankey

  • North Point Peninsula Council
    Francis Taylor

  • Patapsco Back Rivers Tributary Team
    Stuart Stainman

  • Ports America Chesapeake
    Solomon Egbe

  • The Nature Conservancy
    Isaac Hametz
    Andrea van Wyk

  • Tradepoint Atlantic
    Pete Haid

  • Turner Station Conservation Team
    Gloria Nelson

  • Waterfront Partnership
    Adam Lindquist, Chairperson​