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Gathered at the Upper Delaware Council’s March 3, 2022 meeting were, seated L-R: 2022 Secretary-Treasurer Alan Henry (Berlin), Chairperson Andy Boyar (Highland), and Vice-chairperson Aaron Robinson (Shohola).

Standing from left to right were: Jeff Dexter (Damascus), Cody Hendrix (National Park Service), Mike DiSarno (State of New York), Bill Dudko (Deerpark Alt.), Joe Salvatore (National Park Service), Doug Case (Lackawaxen), Larry Richardson (Cochecton), Ginny Dudko (Deerpark), Jim Greier (Fremont), Harold Roeder, Jr. (Delaware), front row L-R: Nadia Rajsz (Lumberland), and Susan Sullivan (Tusten).

Absent are: Michael Barth (Westfall), Fred Peckham (Hancock), Tim Dugan (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) and Kristen Bowman Kavanaugh (Delaware River Basin Commission).

New York
Municipality Representative Alternate
Town of Hancock Fred J. Peckham Timothy Newman
Town of Fremont James A. Greier Pamela Reinhardt
Town of Delaware Harold G. Roeder, Jr. Vacant
Town of Cochecton Larry H. Richardson Sean Nearing
Town of Tusten Susan Sullivan Evan Padua
Town of Highland Andy Boyar James Gutekunst
Town of Lumberland Nadia Rajsz Frank Guzman
Town of Deerpark Virginia S. Dudko Bill Dudko
Municipality Representative Alternate
Berlin Township Alan Henry Paul Henry
Damascus Township Jeffrey Dexter Steve Adams, Supervisor
Joseph Canfield, 2nd Alt.
Scott Rutledge, 3rd Alt.
Lackawaxen Township Doug Case
Shohola Township Aaron Robinson Roger Saumure, 1st Alt.
Pat Jeffer, 2nd Alt.
 Westfall Township Michael Barth Vacant
State of New York
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  Representative Alternate
Ryan Coulter
Fisheries Manager, Region 3
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  Representative Alternate
Timothy Dugan
District Forester, DCNR
Christine Dettore
Regional Advisor, DCNR
Delaware River Basin Commission*
  Representative Alternate
Steven Tambini, Executive Director
Kristen Bowman Kavanaugh, Deputy Executive Director
National Park Service**
  Representative Alternate
Gay Vietzke, Regional Director
NPS - Northeast Region
Kara Deutsch, Acting Superintendent
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Unit


  *Non-voting member
**Federal partner


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Photo Credit: David B. Soete
Did You Know?

The main stem of the Delaware is the longest free-flowing (undammed) river east of the Mississippi. Tributary river flows are controlled by upstream reservoirs operated by the City of New York. Under a 1954 Decree signed by the United States Supreme Court, in times of normal precipitation and runoff, the average daily flow at the northernmost river gauge in Montague, New Jersey must be maintained at 1,750 cubic feet per second.