Our Committees

Clean Lakes Alliance’s committees provide expertise on target areas, including implementation, policy, and fundraising.

Apply to serve on a committee

To learn more about how to get more involved with Clean Lakes Alliance or our committees, please read our guide to getting involved.

Committee members often have previous experience and involvement with Clean Lakes Alliance, including volunteering or attending events. We’d love to get to know you more and learn from your expertise!

Clean Lakes Alliance Board & Committee Application

Standing Committees

Committee on Strategic Implementation (CSI):

The Committee on Strategic Implementation provides guidance to Clean Lakes Alliance boards and executive staff on integrating lake cleanup initiatives with our resources, goals and mission.

Economic Impact and Policy Committee (EIPC):

The Economic Impact and Policy Committee focuses on assessing the economic value to the community of our area lakes and identifying and providing guidance on policy issues related to cleaning up the lakes.

Citizen Action Committee:

The mission of the Citizen Action Committee is to motivate and support citizens to take action to protect and preserve water quality through education, engagement and advocacy opportunities.

Nominating Committee:

The Nominating Committee is charged with vetting candidates for the Community Board and the Executive Board of Directors.

Advancement Committee:

The purpose of the Advancement Committee is to assure that Clean Lakes Alliance has effective development and donor relations, and marketing and communication programs in place so as to maximize the philanthropic support to carry out the vision and mission of Clean Lakes Alliance.

Ad-Hoc Committees

Loop the Lake Committee: 

The Loop the Lake Committee works to fundraise, plan and execute this unique bike ride along the Lake Monona Lake Loop. Started in 2013, Loop the Lake has grown to an event with over 900 riders.

Fore! Lakes Committee:

This committee oversees the development and execution of the Clean Lakes Alliance Fore! Lakes golf outing.

Frozen Assets Committee:

This committee oversees the development and execution of the Clean Lakes Alliance Frozen Assets fundraiser and festival.

Yahara Watershed Academy:

This committee oversees the development of curriculum and a multi-year business plan for the Yahara Watershed Academy.

Citizen Monitoring Committee:

The Citizen Monitoring Committee provides guidance for our volunteer water quality monitoring program and the mobile website, which provides up-to-date water quality conditions for more than 70 sites across the Yahara lakes.