Environmental Commission

The Environmental Commission was established in 1975 by the Board of County Commissioners to offer recommendations and guidance for matters affecting the local environment. The Environmental Commission's eleven members serve three-year terms. Following the initial three-year term, voting members may be appointed to two additional full terms. 


Meetings are the last Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center (901 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick). When the last Monday of the month falls on a holiday, the meeting is held earlier. Meetings are subject to change.  

Meetings comply with the Open Meetings Act and the public may join in person or via Zoom: 
Call: 301-715-8592
Meeting ID: 890 0675 1635 
Passcode: 181 043 

View agendas and minutes here! Subscribe here for notifications of new agendas! 

Become a Commissioner

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Environmental Commission, please refer to the Volunteer Boards and Commissions page to check availability. You can read more about EC membership in our guide to membership (PDF).

Members can expect to spend approximately five to eight hours per month on commission-related duties for meetings, events and communications. The Department of Planning & Zoning supports the Commission. 

  1. Members
  2. Current Issues
  3. Bylaws and Resolutions

Environmental Commission Members                                                        

Name Bio District Term Expiration
Levin, Jim 


1 10/31/2025
Hardy, David (Vice-Chair) 1 9/30/2024
Kerr, Heather Bio 1 9/30/2025
Britt, Kevin Bio 3 5/31/2025
Rogers, Andy Bio 1 1/31/2024
Campbell, Dave (Chair) Bio 2 10/31/2025
Smith, Neil Bio 2 6/30/2024
Rooney, Michael Bio 1 3/31/2025
Matatov, Roman
Bio 3 12/31/2025
Ybarra, Abby   2  
Lutmerding, Jo Anna Bio 3  

2023 Calendar:

Date Event Location
January 30 Annual meeting P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
February 27 Monthly meeting
Dr. Lora Harris (Ches. Bio. Lab.) will give an update on Cove Point Marsh
P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
March 27 Monthly meeting
Stephanie Compton (Energy Justice Network) will speak on solid waste incineration
P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
April 22
*~*~* Earth Arts Fest *~*~* Annmarie Garden, Solomons
April 24 Monthly meeting
Bob Estes (Friends of Hunting Creek) will speak on stormwater management successes and failures in the Prince Frederick area
P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
May 22 Monthly meeting
Jason Prowinski (Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant) will give an update on their environmental activities
There will be no in-person meeting.
June 26 Monthly meeting P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
July 31 Monthly meeting
Dr. Mark Southerland will speak on bird-safe buildings
P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
August 28 Monthly meeting
Will Hager (Dept. of Planning & Zoning) will speak on the Zoning Ordinance Update
P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
September 18 Monthly meeting
Env. Commissioner Jo Anna Lutmerding will share draft language on bird-safe lighting and building envelopes

Harriet E. Brown Community Center and Zoom
September 29 *~*~* Calvert Co. Fair: Youth Day! *~*~*
Calvert Co. Fairgrounds
October 7 *~*~*Patuxent River Appreciation Day! *~*~*
Calvert Marine Museum
October 30 Monthly meeting
Mary Hoover (Amer. Ches. Land Trust) will present water analysis of St. Leonard Creek and recent activities of the Friends of St. Leonard Creek organization
P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
November 27 Monthly meeting P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom
December 18 Monthly meeting P. Frederick Lib. and Zoom