Fifteen subcommittees focus on different areas of stormwater management, under the auspices of the Executive Program Committee (EPC). CASQA members are encouraged to participate in subcommittees and should contact the chair(s) to get involved. Click on a subcommittee chair name below to send a direct email.
Best Management Practices (BMP)
Provides contemporary information on BMPs primarily through the BMP Handbooks / Portals.
Serves to increase awareness and knowledge of stormwater quality management issues through developing the annual CASQA conference and associated workshops.
Identifies emerging issues and tracks trends and regulatory requirements for construction stormwater permittees; assists members with identifying possible solutions to evolving regulatory requirements.
Provides input and guidance on stormwater program effectiveness assessments; developing a standardized conceptual approach to evaluating municipal program elements.
Ensures the issues and concerns of regulated industrial stormwater permittees are represented in policies / regulations, including permitting and numeric effluent limits.
Tracks stormwater-related legislation in the California Senate and Assembly, and United States Congress; prepares quarterly legislative summaries for CASQA members; prepares fact sheets on key legislation that can be used by members to educate their organizations about potential impact of proposed legislation.
Monitoring and Science
Improves scientific and technical basis of stormwater management programs by developing research and monitoring priorities, and seeking collaborators, partners, and grant funding for needed research.
Non-Traditional Phase II
Seeks to educate and engage non-traditional MS4 programs in stormwater management issues; provides a forum for information exchange.
Addresses pesticide uses that impact stormwater discharges; provides input to the EPA and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) to improve regulations; compiles relevant information; assists members with compliance strategies; coordinates its activities with other agencies statewide.
Seeks to educate and engage Phase II programs in stormwater management issues; provides a forum for information exchange.
Policy and Permitting
Develops comments and testimony on State, USEPA, and precedent-setting regional policies and permitting initiatives; promotes the development of statewide stormwater policy.
Public Information / Public Participation
Provides a forum for stormwater public outreach professionals to share ideas; assists in coordinating outreach efforts in California.
Oversees the development and implementation of long-term sustainable training program to meet the needs of California stormwater practitioners.
Watershed Management and Impaired Waters
Promotes the development and application of appropriate water quality standards through tracking and commenting on 303(d) listings and policy and implementation of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs); facilitates source control; provides guidance on hydromodification.
Maintains the CASQA website as a stormwater management resource for members and the general public.
Chair: Stephanie Reyna-Hiestand
CASQA selects individuals to serve on committees and other groups constituted by others to represent the interests of stormwater quality management and CASQA members.
- Fee Stakeholder Group Representative: Maureen Daggett
- Sediment Quality Advisory Committee Representatives: Ruth Kolb
- Water Quality Monitoring Council Representative: Armand Ruby
- Biostimulatory and Biointegrity Amendments Stakeholder Advisory Group: Chris Sommers | Karen Ashby | Ewelina Mutkowska | Ashli Desai
Daniel Rourke: Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District
Kelly Moran:TDC Environmental, LLC
Fred Krieger: Consultant - NewsFlash
Jeff Endicott:CASC Engineering and Consulting
Sandy Mathews: Larry Walker Associates
Chris Crompton: County of Orange
Scott Taylor: Michael Baker International
Richard Boon: Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
Gerhardt Hubner: Gerhardt J Hubner Consulting
Jill Bicknell: Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program
Lisa Austin: Geosyntec Consultants