The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative has announced that John Dickert will be its new president and CAO, beginning in summer 2017. Dickert, who is currently the mayor of Racine, Wisconsin, was selected by the board of directors to succeed David Ullrich, who steps down this summer after 14 years as executive director.
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is a coalition of 128 cities from Canada and the U.S. representing more 17 million people. The aim of this initiative is to work with the mayors of these cities for the long-term protection and restoration of one of the largest freshwater resources in the world.
Read the full announcement here.