If you are interested in joining a committee, please let us know! Find contact information for each of our Committee leaders here!
Leaders: Barry Randall and Cheyanne Harshman
Communications includes Social Media, Newsletter, and Website.
If you would like an item posted please submit it in our posting request form here!
Chair: Marie Kocoshis
Conservation includes a variety of activism items such as clean water, green energy, sustainable food, air pollution standards, and much more. The Conservation Committee meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Join our Conservation Google Group HERE.
Join our Transportation Action Update list HERE.
Chairs: Brian Williams and Trish Brechlin
Dayton Connection works on conservation and outdoor activities in the greater Dayton area.
Join our Dayton Ready for 100 Google Group HERE.
Chair: Marilyn Wall
Dirty Steel works to clean up steel pollution that adversely affects the community, environment and workers.
Chair: Kaniz Siddiqui
The Energy Committee works on energy efficiency, encouraging communities to commit to Ready for 100% Renewable Energy, and works on state energy policies with the Public Utilities Commission.
Join our Energy Google Group HERE.
Chair: Robert Park
The Executive Committee sets local policy, budgets, and works to build organization through its committees.
Chair: Bob Park
Food works with the national Good Food Program.
Chair: Enid Nagel
Fundraising helps raise funds for local group activities. This includes planning our annual fundraiser and seeking out other opportunities. Please join us if you are interested in raising money for our group to carry out our conservation efforts in Southwest Ohio!
Chair: Doug Jose
Join us the first Monday of each month (except in the case of a holiday) for an educational meeting. Topics can include anything from political presentations to conservation and land protection.
Time and location: 7 pm, 10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241 (Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America)
Chair: Lara Guttadauro
Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO) is run entirely by volunteers who work with elementary students in the greater Cincinnati area. Current outings for ICO include a once a week after school programming and occasional weekend outings with schools.
Chair: Rich Jordan
Our Legislative Action group is focused on spreading and researching information for local, state, and national legislative action that affects us here in Southwest Ohio. Join us if you have a passion for lobbying and education! Read more about what we do here!
Join our Legislative Action Google Group HERE.
Chair: Karen Nagel
Membership/Outreach puts together an annual membership potluck, a multitude of tabling events, and welcomes new members at Club events.
Chair: Karen Brown
The Memorial Grove was established in 2012. It was formed to honor and remember local members or members’ immediate family who have passed. The Memorial Grove is located on approximately an acre of land in French Park. Every few years new native trees are planted in memory and volunteers participate in cleanups to protect the area from encroaching invasives.
Chair: Barry Randall
Outings are a big part of the Sierra Club in exploring and enjoying the outdoors. Outings lead several subgroups and numerous outdoor activities in the following areas (for members and non-members): Backpacking, Bicycling, Day Hikes, Canoe/Kayaking, Base Camping, and Service Projects. View local outings: https://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/
Chair: Marie Kocoshis
Past Plastic works to reduce plastic pollution and promote alternatives to plastic. This group meets monthly to discuss tactics to make a plastic bag ban for the city of Cincinnati.
Join our Past Plastic Google Group HERE.
Chair: Gail Lewin
The Political committee researches candidate records, interviews candidates for endorsements and works on political campaigns to build pro-environment government leaders and give recommendations to our voters in SW Ohio.
Chairs: Randy Johnson and Karen Nagel
Retreat (Grassroots Effectiveness) plans each year’s retreat.
Chair: Nicole Wolcott
Want to get involved with the Ohio Miami Group Sierra Club? We have many opportunities to get involved with the environment and your community. Please visit our volunteer page to learn more about our current volunteering opportunities.
Chair: Marilyn Wall
Water quality works on stopping sewer overflows and basement sewer backups. The Committee also works on stormwater, green infrastructure and local rivers.
The Miami Group Sierra Club now has a group dedicated to Young Professionals who are interested in environmental action and education! The Young Professionals group aims to educate other young professionals on environmental protection through conservation campaigns and social events.
Fill out the form at the top of this page to let us know if you are interested in joining this group. Email [email protected] with any questions.