The Ohio Lake Management Society:
- Promotes and provides a forum for sharing of information and experiences on scientific, administrative, legal and financial aspects of lake and watershed management.
- Fosters the development of local lake restoration and protection programs in accordance with appropriate management strategies and techniques.
- Encourages support and development of local, state and national programs, policies and legislation promoting lake and watershed management.
- Encourages the cooperation and interaction of organizations, agencies, units of government and individuals concerned with lake and watershed improvement and protection.
- Encourages development and enforcement of laws designed to protect lakes and watersheds.