Trainer of Record Forum: Construction General Permit

Date / Time:
Tuesday, Sep 26 10:55am to 12:00pm
Convention Center 103 - 105
Track / Session:
Construction Track / Collaboration in Construction
Short Description: 

This will be a moderated session focused on training related to the Construction General Permit. The proposed moderator is:
Thunder Mountain Enterprises, Inc.

Panelist 1:
Forum Moderator: Beth Smiley, Thunder Mountain Enterprises, Inc.
Panelist 2:
Richard Muhl, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Biography: Rich Muhl is a Senior Environmental Scientist Specialist in the Enforcement and Compliance Section, Storm Water Unit at the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board in Rancho Cordova. Rich has been working with construction, industrial and municipal storm water management issues for over 19 years. Prior to joining the Regional Board 16 years ago, Rich worked as a consultant designing Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, implementing and monitoring BMPs, and closely working with developers, industrial facilities and municipalities on storm water and other water quality issues. Prior to working with storm water Rich was in the building materials and building industry for over 20 years. Rich has a BA in Management Systems and Personnel from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake Iowa and a MS in Environmental Management from National University in San Diego California.
Panelist 3:
Mark Grey, Building Industry Association of Southern California
Panelist 4:
Joe Chretien, William Lyon Homes
Biography: BS in Construction Management/Engineering and Business/real estate land use development K Hovnanian Homes in Land Development 2005-2012Pulte Homes Land Development Manager 2012-2017Current Division Director of Land Development William Lyon Homes 2017National Oversight Committee for Environmental Compliance for Pulte 
Panelist 5:
Russell Foster, J.F. Shea Co., Inc.
Biography: Mr. Foster has over 20 years’ experience in Environmental Compliance and for the last four years has been the Director, Environmental Compliance for J.F. Shea Co., Inc. which includes Shea Homes, Shea Properties and JF Shea Construction which currently have operations in 18 different states and over 50 active projects in California. Russell started his career many years ago as a laborer installing BMPs back when hay bales were a best practice and eventually owned a BMP installation and maintenance company which he sold when he began doing environmental consulting work including the writing of storm water plans and conducting site inspections. Prior to working at Shea Russell was at the Pulte Group (one of the largest public home builders in the country) for 10 years as a Storm Water Compliance Manager and then the National Director of Environmental Compliance.Russell’s credentials and affiliations include:CPESC #3251 (Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control)QSD #00080 (Qualified SWPPP Developer, CA)CESSWI #0236 (Certified Erosion, Sediment, & Storm Water InspectorCalifornia Construction General Permit Training Team – Member Since 2008AGC of America Environmental steering committee