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Link to Mecklenburg County Advisory Board Application


The Air Quality Commission is now recruiting for two vacant seats:

  • general public
  • health professional

For information about serving on the Air Quality Commission (AQC) visit the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Advisory Boards page.

About the Air Quality Commission

The Mecklenburg BOCC established the Mecklenburg County Air Quality Commission (AQC) on October 15, 2002.  View the entire AQC Charter.

The mission and duty of the AQC
Promote the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the ambient air resources of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

The purpose of the AQC
Provide citizen and stakeholder input to the BOCC, local municipalities, and MCAQ staff through the review and recommendations of air pollution management policies, long range plans, operations, and their budgetary impacts in order to achieve this mission.

2014 Air Quality Commission Meetings

Members of the public are invited to attend AQC meetings to observe and provide comment.   The Commission meets the 4th Monday of every month, usually in the Ed Woods Auditorium of the Hal Marshall County Services Center, 700 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC. Refer to agenda for specific times and location.

September AQC Meeting Agenda  

2014 AQC Meeting Schedule*​ ​
January 27, 2014 July 28, 2014
February 24, 2014 ​August 25, 2014
​March 24, 2014 ​September 22, 2014
April 28, 2014 ​October 27, 2014
May 26, 2014 ​November 24, 2014
June 23, 2014 ​December 22, 2014

*Summary of meeting will be uploaded after being approved at following month's meeting.

Current AQC Members

The Commission is comprised of twelve members.  Appointments are made by the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners and are for three year terms.
​AQC Member ​Sector
​Keith Long (AQC Chair) ​Public
​Lauren Billheimer ​Public
​June Blotnik ​Environmental
​Marcus Hackler ​Industry
​Karim Kheireddine ​Scientist
​Terry Landsdell ​Transportation
​Peter McGrath ​Attorney
​Gordon Miller ​Public
​Fern Patterson ​Public
​James Watts ​Engineer
Vacant ​Heath Professional
Vacant ​Public


Email to contact members of the AQC.

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