The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLCI) is a binational coalition of mayors and other local officials that works actively with federal, state, and provincial governments to advance the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. GLSLCI is an independent 501(c)(3) headquartered in Chicago. David Ullrich is the Executive Director and point of contact for the Initiative. Before heading the Initiative, Mr.Ullrich was deputy regional administrator for the Great Lakes region of the U.S.Environment Protection Agency from 1992 until 2003. During his 30 years with EPA, he had been acting regional counsel, and chief of Air Enforcement.