The official website of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Council Members

Chair
Department of Agriculture
Sonny Perdue
Secretary

 

State of Alabama
Kay Ivey
Governor

Designee:
Chris Blankenship
Acting Commissioner, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

State of Florida
Rick Scott
Governor

Designee:
Herschel T. Vinyard Jr.
Former Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

State of Louisiana
John Bel Edwards
Governor

Designee:
Johnny Bradberry
Chair
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

State of Mississippi
Phil Bryant
Governor

Designee:
Gary Rikard
Executive Director
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

State of Texas
Greg Abbott
Governor

Designee:
Toby Baker
Commissioner
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality  

 

Department of the Army

Department of Commerce
Wilbur Ross
Secretary

Environmental Protection Agency
Scott Pruitt
Administrator

Department of Homeland Security 
Gen. John Kelly
Secretary

Designee: 
Vice Admiral Charles Michel

Department of the Interior
Ryan Zinke
Secretary