Environmental Commission

About the Commission

Established in 1969, The Millburn Environmental Commission has a distinguished history as one of New Jersey’s first municipal environmental commissions. The Commission attracts Township volunteers with a zeal for environmental stewardship and the professional credentials to advance clean water, clean air, recycling and the environment. The Millburn Environmental Commission oversees the identification, preservation and protection of the Township’s environmental resources. The Environmental Commission also serves as advisor to the Township Committee and the Planning Board on planning and zoning matters.

2023 Environmental Commission Meeting Schedule

All 2023 regular meetings will be held at 7:00 pm prevailing time unless otherwise noted on the following dates:

AugustNo Meeting

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Commission is comprised of 7 members who serve 3-year terms, 2 alternates who serve 2-year terms, and a Township Committee liaison, all appointed by the Township Committee. One member of the Commission serves as liaison to the Planning Board, another member represents the Township on the Passaic River Coalition, and another represents the Township on the Rahway River Association.

  • Roger Timpson, Chairperson, Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Priya Patel, Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Elizabeth Vollavanh, Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Odarka Stockert, Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Debra Nevas, Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Mark Robison, Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Kristen Brasil, Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Laura Huober, Alt #1, Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Abigail Packman, Alt #2, Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Carolyn Scannelli, Secretarty


Millburn Township Natural Resource Inventory

The Commission periodically updates the Natural Resource Inventory, which catalogs open space, geological features, water, air, soil, vegetative, and animal life in Millburn.

Public Education

The Environmental Commission aims to impact public education by creating and distributing informational materials, organizing hands-on activities and other projects. The Commission enhances our quality of life and creates awareness of the ecosystem in which we live.

Regional Coordination

The Commission interacts with neighboring community environmental commissions and environmentally oriented non-profit organizations to address local, regional, and state environmental concerns.

Invasive Species Mitigation/Native Plants

Contact Us

Do you have a concern about an environmental issue in Millburn? Feel Free to contact us, or come to one of our monthly meetings.

Send an e-mail to millburnenvironment@gmail.com!

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