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THE GREAT RIVERS PARTNERSHIP brings together diverse stakeholders and best science to work toward sustainable management and development of the world’s most critical river systems.

 America's Watershed Steering Committee

AWI Summit - © Jay Harrod/TNCWith support and leadership from The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the AWI Steering Committee was convened following the 2010 America’s Inter Coast Summit. Members represent regions across the watershed, as well as a diversity of sectors.

The Committee has been working to define an initial structure and next steps that will support enhanced collaboration, a shared understanding of the system, a common vision, and more integrated management for the watershed. Members include:

Dru Buntin
Upper Mississippi River Basin Association

Sean Duffy, Sr.
Big River Coalition

Stephen Gambrell
Mississippi River Commission
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Teri Goodmann
City of Dubuque, Iowa

Sue Lowry
State of Wyoming
Upper Missouri Basin

Steve Mathies
Lower Mississippi River Basin

Daniel Mecklenborg
Ingram Barge Company

Rob Rash
Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association

Michael Reuter
The Nature Conservancy

Rainy Shorey, PhD
Caterpillar Inc.

Charles Somerville
Ohio River Basin Alliance

Roger Wolf
Iowa Soybean Association

Harald "Jordy" Jordahl
Director of America's Watershed
hjordahl@tnc.org