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Mahomet Aquifer Consortium

Mission Statement: To further study the Mahomet aquifer system, the river basins and surface waters located in the 15 county regional water supply planning area and to develop and recommend options for the planning and management of these valuable public resources.


Board of Directors & its Technical Advisors

Title Name Phone Organization
Chair Mel Pleines 309-392-2719 Mackinaw Valley Water Authority
Secretary-Treasurer Dorland W. Smith 309-543-3147 Illinois Water Authority Association
Vice Chair Thomas Berns 217-367-6275 Berns, Clancy & Associates
Director Craig Cummings 309-434-2225 City of Bloomington
Director Patrick Gleason 217-789-0125 Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies/ RCAP
Director Rae Payne 309-557-3276 Illinois Farm Bureau
Director Richard Showwalter 309-562-7334 .
Director Ronald L. Smith 217-373-3247 Illinois-American Water Company
Director Jerald Stevens 217-424-2833 City of Decatur
Technical Advisor Yong Cao 217-244-6874 University of Illinois/Illinois Natural History Survey
Technical Advisor vacant . Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Water Resources
Technical Advisor Ed Mehnert 217-244-2765 University of Illinois/Illinois State Geological Survey
Technical Advisor Pat Mills 217-328-9724 U.S. Geological Survey, Illinois District
Technical Advisor George Roadcap 217-333-7951 University of Illinois/Illinois State Water Survey
Coordinator Robbie Berg 217-492-7407 Earth Partners

Interested in joining MAC? Print the membership form and mail to MAC, PO Box 8555, Champaign, IL 61826