January 17, 2002
On Wednesday, January 16th, Canadian
Chairman Herb Gray took his oath as a Commissioner of the
Canadian Section of the IJC in a short ceremony and official
meeting of Commissioners that linked by telephone U.S.
Chairman Tom Baldini, Commissioners Robert Gourd and Jack
Blaney as well as Canadian Secretary Murray Clamen, U.S.
Secretary Gerry Galloway and Regional Office Director Gail
The International Joint Commission is an international
organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of
1909 to prevent and resolve disputes over the use of waters
shared by the United States and Canada.