Natural Resources Advisory Committee

The purpose of the committee shall be to serve as an advisory body to the Town Council on issues related to the protection and enhancement of the community's natural resource base.


The committee 
shall consist of seven members appointed by the Town Council for their interest in and concern for the Town of Windham; knowledge of environmental issues is helpful, but not required. Membership shall be derived from a wide spectrum of interests and stakeholder groups. Appointments shall be made for staggered three-year terms.

The committee shall elect a chair and vice chair annually from within its membership at its first regular meeting or as soon as possible thereafter.

All but one of seven seats are currently vacant. Find out how to apply.

David Douglass (Council Appointee)      Term Expires with Respective Board Term
Kaitlyn Tuttle                                           Term Expires 2021
Christopher McDonald                          
 Term Expires 2021
Jeanne Rhein                                          Term Expires 2021
Dennis Brown                                           Term Expires 2021
Committee Chair 
Mindy Schwartz                                        Term Expires 2022
Michele van Summern                              Term Expires 2023

The committee shall elect a Chair from its membership, as indicated above. The Chair shall have the authority to convene meetings of the Commission, which shall be conducted in accordance with Maine's "Freedom of Access" law (1 MRSA §401 et. seq.), with due notice to the members. The committee shall adopt, subject to the review and approval of the Town Council, such other reasonable rules of procedures as may be necessary for the efficient conduct of its business while allowing for public input, accountability and due process; however, the committee shall not have the authority to conduct public hearings.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

  1. Town of Windham | 8 School Road | Windham, ME 04062
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