The California Water Quality Monitoring Council - Better Science by Collaboration

Date / Time:
Wednesday, Sep 16 8:30am to 10:00am
Location:
2
Track / Session:
Track: Monitoring and TMDL Implementation / Session 5: Panel
Short Description: 

This panel discussion will feature Council Director Nick Martorano, Alternate Council Chair Greg Gearheart, and several Council workgroup chairs, who will share the efforts they are leading and highlight opportunities for collaboration with CASQA members.

Speaker / Panelist 1:
Presentation Title: California Water Quality Monitoring Council Overview and Strategic Planning/Visioning
Nicholas Martorano, State Water Resources Control Board
Biography: Nick Martorano is the Director of the California Water Quality Monitoring Council.
Speaker / Panelist 2:
Presentation Title: California Environmental Flows Workgroup
Eric Stein, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
Biography: Biology Department Head
Speaker / Panelist 3:
Presentation Title: California Wetlands Monitoring Workgroup
Paul Hann, State Water Resources Control Board
Biography: Paul Hann is Chief of the Watershed and Wetlands Section and Co-Chair of the California Wetlands Monitoring Workgroup.
Speaker / Panelist 4:
Presentation Title: Healthy Watersheds Partnership
Anna Holder, State Water Resources Control Board
Speaker / Panelist 5:
Presentation Title: Homelessness Subcommittee of the California Trash Monitoring Workgroup
Dalia Fadl, City of Rancho Cordova
Biography: Dalia Fadl, City of Rancho Cordova, Homelessness Subcommittee Chair for the California Water Quality Monitoring Council's Trash Monitoring Workgroup.
Speaker / Panelist 6:
Presentation Title: CA Water Quality Monitoring Council - Safe to Swim Network
Kaitlyn Kalua, California Coastkeeper Alliance
Speaker / Panelist 7:
Presentation Title: Safe to Swim Network
Alisha Wenzel, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Biography: Alisha Wenzel is an Environmental Scientist and Co-Chair of the CA Water Quality Monitoring Council's Safe to Swim Network.
Speaker / Panelist 8:
Karen Black, State Water Resources Control Board
Biography:  Karen Black is a State Water Board Environmental Scientist and Co-Chair of the CA Water Quality Monitoring Council's Safe to Swim Network.