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Environmental Advisory Committee

The Amherstburg Environmental Advisory Committee (AEAC) serves as an advisory resource and information support which provides guidance to Council on conservation practices, environmental policy development, environmental management and protection.

The AEAC ensures a progressive approach to addressing the effects of climate change and working in collaboration with members of administration, Council and stakeholder groups.

The Committee is comprised of two (2) Council members and seven (7) appointed members from the public, and assisted by a staff liaison and recording secretary. 


  • Council Representative - Councillor Peter Courtney
  • Council Representative - Councillor Michael Prue
  • Committee Chair - Bille Gardner
  • Committee Vice Chair - John McDonald
  • Committee Member - Mitchel Dender
  • Committee Member - Hartt Goldman
  • Committee Member - Dan Laing
  • Committee Member - Brad Mailloux
  • Committee Member - (Vacant)
  • Staff Liaison - Antonietta Giofu
  • Recording Secretary - Kevin Fox

Contact the staff liaison

Email: Antonietta Giofu, (Acting) Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 519-736-0012 ext. 2320
Fax: 519-736-5403
TTY: 519-736-9860

The Amherstburg Environmental Advisory Committee meets on a bi-monthly basis. Please refer to the Council and Committee Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this Committee, please check our Committee Vacancies page for current openings.

The Committee's Terms of Reference and meeting agendas and minutes are also available for viewing.