Sacramento River Conference Announcement

The future of California is joined at the hip with the Sacramento River…
… says UC Davis geologist, Dr. Jeff Mount. Please join Dr. Mount and other top water leaders for this exciting event! Learn from the experts about the state of the Sacramento River Watershed and its role in California’s future. Get the latest news on the hottest topics including:

• How are Global Warming and the Drought affecting the Sacramento River Watershed? How do we better plan in this uncertain climate?
• Using a watershed approach to Flood Management… can we make it work?
• How will a Delta Solution affect the Sacramento River Watershed? California?
• Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Planning: drought, climate change, water supplies… How to make IRWM work at the regional and watershed level.
• Latest on the Salmon Crisis… What’s to blame? What’s the solution?
• How do we create a Shared Vision for the Watershed? Share your questions, make recommendations, and provide feedback on how to improve conditions and create the best future for the Sacramento River Watershed and its communities.
Doors open at 8:00 AM. A “Local, Home-Grown” Informal Reception will immediately follow the Forum Program featuring locally grown food and beverages.

Speakers

Speakers (bios to follow) in alphabetical order

Ben Carter
Chair, Central Valley Flood Protection Board

John Garamendi (invited)
California Lieutenant Governor

Pete Ghelfi
Director of Engineering
Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency

Donald Glaser
Regional Director
Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region

Tom Gohring
Executive Director
Water Forum

Phil Isenberg
Chair, Delta Vision Task Force
President, Isenberg/O’Haren

Kevin Johnson
Mayor
City of Sacramento

Ken Kirby
President
Kirby Consulting Group

Todd Manley
Director of Government Relations
Northern California Water Association

Liz Mansfield
Office of Watershed Management
El Dorado Irrigation District

Robert Meacher
Supervisor
Plumas County Board of Supervisors

Dr. Jeff Mount
UC Davis

Frank Piccola
Chief, Planning Division
US Army Corps of Engineers

Lester Snow
Director
California Department of Water Resources

Dr. Tina Swanson
Executive Director
The Bay Institute

John Woodling
Executive Director
Regional Water Authority

Greg Zlotnick
Director of Office of Delta Policy and Imported Water
Santa Clara Valley Water District

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About David H Lukenbill

I am a native of Sacramento, as are my wife and daughter. I am a consultant to nonprofit organizations, and have a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior and a Master of Public Administration degree, both from the University of San Francisco. We live along the American River with two cats and all the wild critters we can feed. I am the founding president of the American River Parkway Preservation Society and currently serve as the CFO and Senior Policy Director. I also volunteer as the President of The Lampstand Foundation, a nonprofit organization I founded in 2003.
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