Meeting Agenda September 7, 2010 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Hyatt Regency San Francisco 5 Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111
Lester Snow, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair Linda Adams, Secretary for Environmental Protection John Chiang, State Controller, Chair of the State Lands Commission Susan Golding, Public Member Geraldine Knatz, Public Member Pedro Nava, State Assemblymember Fran Pavley, State Senator
1. Welcome and council member announcements Lester Snow, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair
Steve Weisberg, Executive Director, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
Public Comment on Item
6. OPC Five-Year Program Evaluation: Presentation of the draft evaluation report on OPC’s accomplishments and performance to date against the goals of the California Ocean Protection Act (COPA)
Amber Mace, Executive Director, OPC Celeste Cantú, General Manager, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority The Honorable Fred Keeley, Treasurer-Tax Collector, Santa Cruz County Terry Tamminen, Founder and CEO of Seventh Generation Advisors
7. ACTION: Consideration of specific federal appropriation requests and national ocean policy and funding objectives, such as those in the draft National Endowment for the Oceans Act (Senate Bill 3641), and possible direction to staff to send letters of support from the council chair to the U.S. Senate leadership. Amber Mace, Executive Director, OPC
Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the council chair
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