Agenda for OPC Meeting and Subsequent Workshop on Marine Debris Friday, June 28, 2013
10:00 am to 12:00 pm OPC Meeting
12:30pm to 2:30 pm Workshop on Marine Debris Coastal Hearing Room CalEPA 1001 I Street Sacramento, CA
John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair Matt Rodriquez, Secretary for Environmental Protection Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor, Chair of the State Lands Commission Fran Pavley, State Senator Toni Atkins, State Assemblymember Geraldine Knatz, Public Member Michael Brown, Public Member
Welcome and Council Member Announcements Secretary Laird, Council Chair
12.Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment Next Meeting will be August 29, 2013
WORKSHOP ON MARINE DEBRIS 12:30pm – 2:30pm
This informational workshop provides an opportunity for key actors working on the issue of marine debris to share their work, identify gaps and provide recommendations on what the state as well as the Ocean Protection Council can do to increase collaboration and address these needs.
California State Agencies
1. Summary of “Marine Debris: A Snapshot of Work in California”.
Amanda Sackett,CA Sea Grant State Fellow, Ocean Protection Council
Miho Umezawa, Project Manager, Ocean Protection Council
2.Shannon Waters, Volunteer Programs Coordinator – Public Education
Program, California Coastal Commission
3.Johanna Weston, Environmental Scientist – Ocean Standards Unit,
State Water Resources Control Board
1. Leslie Tamminen, Facilitator, Clean Seas Coalition
2.George Leonard,Director of Strategic Initiatives, Ocean Conservancy
Nicholas Mallos, Conservation Biologist, Marine Debris Specialist, Ocean
1.Rachel Oster, Director of External Affairs, Recology
II. Public Comment
III. Summation and Next Steps
Cat Kuhlman,Executive Director, Ocean Protection Council
NOTES Agenda items may be re-ordered at the discretion of the council chair.
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