International Joint Commission (IJC)
More than a century of cooperation protecting shared waters

The IJC Team

The International Joint Commission is supported by staff at the Canadian Section office located in Ottawa, Ontario, and the U.S. Section office  located in Washington, D.C. Staff at the Great Lakes Regional Office in Windsor, Ontario, support the Commission’s activities under the Great Lakes  Water Quality Agreement.

IJC Team Tour - St. Mary Milk Rivers


Gordon Walker, Canadian Commissioner, Acting Canadian Chair

Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair

Hon. Benoît Bouchard, Canadian Commissioner

Richard A. Morgan, Canadian Commissioner

Rich Moy, U.S. Commissioner


The International Joint Commission establishes boards to assist it in carrying out activities under references, orders of approval, treaties and agreements. The Commission may also establish task forces and work groups to support specific activities.