Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice DCR Stewardship Council Meeting

Thursday, July 12, 2018
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Posted: July 9, 2018 3:23 p.m.
  • Last Updated: September 10, 2018 10:57 a.m.


Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376

Contact for DCR Stewardship Council Meeting

Lisa Barstow


Department of Conservation & Recreation
251 Causeway St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114

Overview of DCR Stewardship Council Meeting

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request by emailing Agatha Summons-McGuire at or by calling her at 617-626-1282. Please provide Ms. McGuire a description of the accommodation you will need, including as much detail as you can, as well as information on how she can contact you if more information is needed. Please allow at least two week (14 days) advance notice to Ms. McGuire of a need for reasonable accommodations; last-minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. To request materials in accessible formats (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), please also contact Ms. McGuire.

Meeting Minutes


Welcome and Call to Meeting, Chairman Whitney Hatch

Commissioner’s Report (including any Article 97 updates), Commissioner Leo P. Roy

Committee Updates

  • Policy and Planning Committee, Chairwoman Elisa Campbell
  • Finance Committee, Chairwoman Heather Clish

Special Business I – Presentation by Alec Gillman, Regional Interpretive Coordinator for the West Region; Alec will provide a statewide overview of DCR’s Interpretive Program, including:  the definition of Interpretation, the value and benefits of Interpretation, how it supports park operations, inspires stewardship and other benefits.

Special Business II - Following the Interpretive presentation, Visitors Services Supervisor Janel Nockleby will lead a 10-15 minute tour of the Great Falls Discovery Center, exhibits and landscape.   

Other Business

  • Approval of May and June 2018 minutes
  • Public Comment


Contact for DCR Stewardship Council Meeting


Department of Conservation & Recreation
251 Causeway St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114