NBWA Friday, April 11, 2014 Conference Water Resources Management:

What, Where and How

StoneTree GullClub
9 StoneTree Lane
Novato,California

Morning Keynote Speaker

Falicia Marcus, Chair, SWRCB:

California Water: Era of Decision

PANEL 1 – What’s New in Water Supply?

Heather Cooley, Water Program Co-Director, Pacific Institute :

Water Supply Innovations

Manisha Kothari, Project manager, SFPUC:

Regional Reliability and Desalination in the Bay Area

Tim Parker, President, Parker Groundwater:

California GW Management – Status Statewide and Sonoma Valley Example

David Graves, Co-Founder, Saintsbury Winery:


Agricultural Perspective on Water Resource Management

PANEL 2 – How Do Integrated Projects Work?

Jill Techel, Mayor of Napa:

Business Perspective on Napa River Restoration

Jay Jasperse, Chief Engineer, Sonoma Country Water Agency:

Connecting the Dots: Recycled Water, Habitat and Groundwater

Debbie Stutsman, Town manager, San Anselmo:

Ross Valley Flood Protection and Watershed Program, A Partner’s Perspective

Sally Gale, Chileno Valley Ranch:

My Backyard: Ranching and Tending to Walker Creek’s Restoration

Afternoon Keynote Speaker

Lieutenant Colonel John K. Baker, Commander and District Engineer,

U.S Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco

Water Resources Perspective

PANEL 3- where’s the money?

John Colemon , ACWA president:

State founding: State Water Bond

Sam Schuchat , Executive officer, State Coastal Conservancy:

San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority

Marc Holmes, Bay Restoration Program Director, The Bay Institute:

Federal Funding: San Francisco Bay Restoration Act, EPA,BOR,WRDA

Linda J. LeZotte, Director, SCVWD:

Local Funding: Measure B