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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

2.   Report from the Executive Director
- Director’s report (updated 9/2/2010)
- Update on strategic plan objectives
Amber Mace, Executive Director, OPC

3.   Report from the Council Secretary
Sam Schuchat, Council Secretary

4.   Report from the Science Advisor
Skyli McAfee, Executive Director, California Ocean Science Trust

5.   Staff Presentations: OPC Five-Year Accomplishments

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
 Motion and Vote
8.  ACTION: Consideration and possible approval of the OPC Strategic Plan Update Process and Conceptual Workplan
Amber Mace, Executive Director, OPC
 Motion and Vote

9.   Public comment on non-agenda items *

10. Adjourn

Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the council chair

* Please fill out a Request to Speak card to provide public comment on non-agenda items or on a specific agenda item.  Comment on agenda items will be taken following each item.

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Lawrence Matthews at (510) 286-1212 or [email protected]. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this council meeting should contact Mr. Matthews no later than five days prior to meeting.