Annual Report 2019
Local Actions, Large Impact
Letter from President & CEO
Joel Brammeier, Alliance President & CEO, reflects on clean water victories, and Great Lakes leadership in 2019.
Financial Review & Donor List
Our treasurer reports on the Alliance’s great year and recent investments in internal finance and operations capacity.
Remembering Lee Botts
Lee Botts, our founder and a force in creating and nurturing the Great Lakes environmental movement, passed away this year. Her voice for the lakes was larger than life and will be missed.
Environmentalism 2.0: Our Holistic Approach in Ohio
Part of the Alliance’s approach to protecting the Great Lakes is the understanding that we can’t do this alone. We rely on an incredible network of partnerships to build new relationships to tackle water problems and challenges from different perspectives.
Top 9 of 2019
Thanks to our supporters, we accomplished great things for the Great Lakes in 2019. Here are some of our victories.
The Blue Future of Green Bay
This year, the Alliance scored a victory when four counties and the Oneida Nation signed Northeast Wisconsin Water Quality Pact.
Giving Back to the Great Lakes
Two Adopt-a-Beach corporate sponsors share their experiences with the program and the impact the day at the beach had on staffers.
Connecting for Clean Water on Chicago’s Southeast Side
Calumet Connect is bringing people together around clean water at a golden moment of opportunity in Chicago.
Recognizing Our Board
The Alliance welcomes three new directors to its Board of Directors and thank those leaving the Board. Their service was immeasurably valuable in this year’s successes.