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WACO Meeting Archive 2015

Meeting Materials (2015)

December 11, 2015
Program

1) How Reliable is Our Water?
Karl W. Seckel, Assistant General Manager, Municipal Water District of Orange County
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

​​​​​November 6, 2015
Program

1) El
Niño: How Bad Will It Be?
Dr. Michael Gunson, Global Change & Energy Program Manager & OCO-2 Project Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Demetri Polyzos, Senior Engineer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Water Resources Management Group
Meeting Agenda

Water Supply Report 
 
October 2, 2015
Program

1) The Legislature and the California Water Commission
The Honorable Matthew Harper, Assemblyman, 74th Assembly District, State of California
Joseph P. Byrne, Chair, California Water Commission
Meeting Agenda

Water Supply Report 

September 4, 2015
Program

1) The Security of Water
Special Agent Frederick J. Simon, Assistant Coordinator, Los Angeles InfraGuard Program, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Michelle Yohannes, Cyber Security Analyst, Joint Regional Intelligence Center
Kelly Hubbard, Water Emergency Response Organization of Orange County (WEROC) Program Manager, Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC)
Meeting Agenda

August 7, 2015
Program

1) Integrated Regional Watershed Management Plan and Prop 84
Celeste Cantu, Executive Director, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority
2) State Budget and Prop 1 Distribution
Heather Baez, Municipal Water District of Orange County
Alicia Dunkin, Orange County Water District
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

July 10, 2015

Program
1) Running Dry: How to Survie This Drought
Moderator:
Donald Froelich, President, Moulton Niguel Water District
Joone Lopez, General Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District
Nabil Saba, Water Resources Manager, City of Santa Ana
Paul Shoenberger, General Manager, Mesa Water District
Jerry Vilander, General Manager, Serrano Water District

Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

June 5, 2015
Program

1) Capistrano and Prop 218: Where Do We Go from Here?
Moderator: Ethan Temianka, Vice President, Mesa Water District
Sanjay Gaur, Ratemaking Specialist, Raftelis Consulting
Joel Kuperberg, Partner, Rutan & Tucker
Jim Reardon, President, Capistrano Taxpayers Association
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

May 1, 2015
Program

1) Getting Grounded in California: Learn How California Plans to Protect it's Groundwater Basins
Kate Williams, Program Manager, California Water Foundation
Adam Hutchinson, Recharge Planning Manager, Orange County Water District
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

April 10, 2015
Program

1) An Introduction to the Colorado River Board of California
Tanya M. Trujillo, Executive Director, Colorado River Board of California
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

March 6, 2015
Program

1) Airborne Snow Observation: Path to West-Wide Implementation of Snowpack Quantification
Dr. Tom Painter, Water and Carbon Cycles Group Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2) Remote Sensing Tools for the 21st Century
Dr. Mike Gunson, Global Change & Energy Program Manager & OCO-2 Project Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

February 6, 2015
Program

1) Food for Thought: Water Challenges Facing California Agriculture
Galye Holman, Pubilc Affairs Representative, Westlands Water District/Farmer Perspective
A.G. Kawamura, Former California Secretary of Agriculture; Orange County Produce, LLC/Policy Perspective
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report

January 9, 2015
Program

1) Two Elephants in the Room - The Salton Sea and Owens Valley
Roger Shintaku, General Manager, Salton Sea Authority
Milad Taghavi, Manager of Owens Lake Planning, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
2) 2015 Water Supply Report
Harvey De La Torre, Municipal Water District of Orange County
Meeting Agenda
Water Supply Report