DCR Stewardship Council

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Stewardship Council is a thirteen member citizen advisory council appointed by the Governor.
stewardship council grand staircase state house
The DCR Stewardship Council held its January 2020 meeting at the State House


Jack Buckley, Chairman
Middlesex County

Melissa Harper, Vice Chair
Plymouth County
Ann Canedy, Secretary
Barnstable County
Jeffrey Collins
Environmental Seat
Dicken Crane
Berkshire County

Vivian Ortiz
Suffolk County

Susan Smiley
Worcester County

Dennis Smith
Plymouth County

Jennifer N.S. Wilson
Middlesex County

Upcoming Meetings


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  • June 9
  • July 28 
  • No August Meeting
  • September 8
  • October 13
  • November 10
  • December 8

Past Meeting Information

meeting around table
The Esplanade Association and the Charles River Conservancy give a joint presentation to the Council
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May 12, 2022

April 14, 2022

March 10, 2022

March 7, 2022

February 10, 2022

February 7, 2022

January 13, 2022


2017 - 2021