Gllls Creek Watershed Association

Gills Creek Watershed Association Committee Descriptions

Education Committee

The responsibilities of the Education Committee are to reach out to interested citizens and residents to learn about their particular water quality concerns and help them to find solutions. The Education Committee also educates the general public on watershed issues including water quality impairments, stormwater runoff, and nonpoint source pollution. The Committee meets once a month to organize and strategize for upcoming events and festivals.
The Education Committee usually meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 North Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206. All members and the public are welcome

Membership Committee

The responsibilities of the Membership Committee include recruiting new individual and organizational members and promoting membership renewal. The Membership Committee also organizes fundraisers and membership activities.
The Membership Committee meets at various times and places. All members and the public are welcome

Financial Stewardship Committee

The responsibilities of the Financial Stewardship Committee include advising the GCWA Board on financial matters and reporting, and seeking new and sustained sources of revenue.
The Financial Stewardship Committee meets at various times and places. All members and the public are welcome

Technical Committee

The responsibilities of the Technical Committee include reviewing and coordinating technical projects in the watershed, reviewing and responding to regulatory matters such as TMDLs, NPDES and MS4 permits, identifying potential restoration and water quality improvements, investigating citizen water quality complaints, and providing technical guidance to the Board, Executive, and Educational Committees. One valuable role of the Technical Committee is to serve as a clearinghouse for staff and project information between our partner jurisdictions.
The Technical Committee usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport Conference Room, 1400 Jim Hamilton Blvd, Columbia SC 29205. All members and the public are welcome

Committee membership is encouraged if you have an interest or a background in the scope of a committee. Contact Erich Miarka at 727-8326 or info@gillscreekwatershed.org.
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