Environmental Advisory Council

Attention Ross Residents and Members of the Public,

The Ross Township EAC meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020, will be held online at 7PM.

Residents and community members can watch or listen to the meeting via RingCentral webinar.

If you would like to watch, listen, or participate with the meeting, you must register for the webinar via RingCentral webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for how to join. You will need to download the application in order to view, listen or comment.

If you have issues registering for RingCentral or you would just like to call in and listen to the meeting without registering, please call 412-931-7048 for assistance.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation, patience, and continued understanding.


Will be announced as needed. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agenda are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Barry Rush, Chairman
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • Kim Stelmach
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Susan Hockenberry
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Bradley August,
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Caitlin Hulle,
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Kristen Schawalder
    Term expires: December 31, 2023
  • Jennifer Deemer
    Term expires: December 31, 2024


The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) is a seven member council that will be used to advise other local government agencies, including but not limited to, the Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation department, and elected officials, on matters dealing with protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of natural resources including air, land and water resources, located within its territorial limits. The Ross EAC has the following powers:

  1. Identify environmental problems.
  2. Recommend plans and programs to the appropriate agencies for the promotion and conservation of the natural resources and for the protection and improvement of the quality of the environment within Ross Township.
  3. Make recommendations as to the possible use of open land areas in Ross Township.
  4. Promote a community environmental program.
  5. Keep an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including but not limited to, flood prone areas, swamps, and other unique natural areas.
  6. Advise the appropriate local government agencies in the acquisition of property, both real and personal.
  7. To undertake such environmental tasks as requested by the Board of Commissioners.