Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee

The Committee provides technical and other advice with respect to maintaining Michigan's 13 underwater preserves. It makes recommendations in regard to the creation and boundaries of Great Lakes underwater preserves, reviews applications for salvage permits, gives recommendations regarding issuance of permits, and provides input regarding the charging of permit fees and the use of revenue generated.
The Committee consists of 9 members: 5 individuals appointed by the Governor, 2 of whom should have experience in recreational scuba diving; 2 individuals appointed by the department, and 2 individuals appointed by the Department of Natural Resources. Each member will serve 3 year terms.
 
Contact Information

Sheri Giffin
Department of Natural Resources
Phone: (517) 335-2591
Email: giffins@michigan.gov
 
Members
 
Stephen Kroll, Rogers City
Term ends Aug 17, 2022
 
Joseph Bower, Kalamazoo
Term ends Aug 17, 2022
 
Laurence Monshor, Gaylord
Term ends Aug 17, 2022
 
Nathan Murphy, Ann Arbor
Term ends Aug 17, 2022
 
Ronald Bloomfield, Kawkawlin
Term ends Aug 17, 2022