The EarthCare Advisory Committee (EAC) of Council guides EarthCare and the implementation of the EarthCare Sustainability Plan 2014 -2020. These champions are integral in maintaining the momentum of EarthCare. They meet monthly, and their minutes are reviewed by City Council on a regular basis. On the EAC Committee are two City Councillors, four members of City administration, and six citizen appointees.

Current EAC Members:

  • Councillor Andrew Foulds (Chair), City of Thunder Bay 
  • Shannon Costigan (Vice-Chair), Citizen
  • Sandra Stiles, Citizen
  • Jane Todd, Citizen
  • Margaret Wanlin, Citizen
  • Courtney Strutt, Citizen
  • William Vander Ploeg, Citizen


  • Michelle Warywoda, City of Thunder Bay Environment Division Manager
  • Amy Coomes, Sustainability Coordinator
  • Jacob Porter, Climate Adaptation Coordinator
  • Lynae Grace, Administrative Assistant - Environment 

Interested in getting involved?

Attend a monthly EarthCare Advisory Committee meeting! Contact for an up-to-date schedule as meeting schedules are subject to change. Meetings are typically held at 4 pm on the first Tuesday of every month (except for July, August and December) virtually. 

Add your voice and make a difference. When vacancies arise you are welcome to apply to become a member.

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