The Education and Outreach (E&O) Committee is comprised of professionals from educational institutions, representatives of partner agencies and organizations, and members of the Citizens Advisory Committees (CACs). Functions of the E&O Committee include:
Present the Steering Committee with sound education and outreach information to be used in the decision-making process.
Advise the Steering Committee about outreach strategies and opportunities to communicate effectively with stakeholders and the public regarding emerging issues and plan implementation actions.
Guide and facilitate aspects of implementation projects to inform and involve the public.
Interpret the results of information and outreach programs to help determine success or redirection of projects.