Date / Time:
Wednesday, Oct 17 11:00am to 12:05pm
Meeting Room 9-10 (Upper Level)
Track / Session:
Industrial Track / Forum: Trainer of Record - Industrial General Permit + QISP
Discussion of: Statistics of ToR/QISP exams; RWQCBs 4 & 8 comments on ERA Reports & QISP roles and responsibilities; Watershed Pollutant Assessment tool made by a CASQA Workgroup.
Speaker / Panelist 1:
Matt Lentz, GSI Environmental
Biography: Mr. Lentz is a vice president and principal with GSI Environmental, providing storm water and water quality program support to industrial, municipal and construction industry clients for more than 20 years. As Co-Chair of the CASQA’s Industrial Subcommittee and on behalf of clients throughout the state, he has been engaged in the review and comment process of the proposed Industrial General Permit amendments and is working with clients to come up with real world solutions to the challenges of Permit compliance.
Speaker / Panelist 2:
Katie McCoy, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants
Biography: Katie McCoy is a Senior Staff Engineer with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants in Rancho Cordova, California. Katie provides engineering assistance on a wide variety of construction, industrial and municipal projects in California. In addition to providing support services for stormwater-related design projects, she also provides regulatory agency permitting and compliance assistance with the State’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permits for Municipal, Industrial, and Construction storm water discharges. Her clients include bus maintenance facilities, wineries, water and wastewater treatment plants, food processing facilities, and plastics-handling facilities. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Seattle University.
Speaker / Panelist 3:
Kevin Murphy, Office of Water Programs at Sacramento State
Biography: Kevin Murphy is the Engineering Manager for Office of Water Programs at Sacramento State, where he has worked on stormwater applied research and management projects for the past 18 years. Prior to working at OWP, he was a project engineer for Radian Corporation for 8 years, working mostly on remedial investigation and design projects. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. His main areas of interest are stormwater treatment, monitoring, and training.
Speaker / Panelist 4:
Michelle Beckwith, Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board
Biography: Ms. Beckwith is currently serving as a Senior Environmental Scientist for the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board. For the past nineteen years, she has been assigned to the Coastal Storm Water Unit, with five of those years as the unit chief. Her assignments include working with municipalities, industrial facilities, and the construction industry, in order to achieve compliance with their respective storm water permit requirements.
Speaker / Panelist 5:
Pavlova Vitale, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board
Biography: Pavlova Vitale is a Senior Environmental Scientist Supervisor in the Enforcement II Section of the Compliance and Enforcement Unit at the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (Region 4). Pavlova has been working in the industrial stormwater permit field for approximately 10 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Cal Poly in Pomona.