Workshop: MS4 Monitoring, Evaluation, Tracking, and Reporting: Learning from Experience to Improve Local Capacity and Permitting Approaches

Date / Time:
Wednesday, Oct 17 11:00am to 12:05pm
Meeting Room 5 (Lower Level)
Track / Session:
Invited Workshop Track / MS4 Monitoring, Evaluation, Tracking, and Reporting
Short Description: 

In two conference sessions, this workshop will share the findings and recommendations of two national workshops and will seek specific feedback about which findings and recommendations are most relevant to California, and how best to take actions to build state and local capacity to do better in MS4 program management and regulatory oversight. Presenters are key program managers and opinion leaders from organizations that are in a position to invest in specific projects, products, and actions to implement workshop recommendations, based in large part on feedback received at the CASQA Annual Conference.

Speaker / Panelist 1:
Dominic Roques, Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
Biography: Dominic Roques manages the Central Coast Water Board’s stormwater program. After nine years working in the private sector, in 1999 Dominic joined the Water Board and has since worked in a variety of posts. He holds a Bachelors degree from UT Austin and Masters degrees from UC Berkeley. Dominic is a licensed geologist in the State of California.
Speaker / Panelist 2:
Chris Minton, Larry Walker Associates
Biography: Chris Minton is a Vice President with Larry Walker Associates (LWA) and serves as a Project Manager for LWA's work on stormwater, watershed management, monitoring and special study efforts. He has a B.S. in Geology from the University of Washington and a M.S. in Environmental Science and Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has over 17 years of experience in the development, implementation, and assessment of watershed and stormwater management programs as well as watershed-specific studies and TMDLs.
Speaker / Panelist 3:
Thomas Mumley, San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
Biography: Thomas Mumley has been an Assistant Executive Officer at the San Francisco Bay Water Board since 2007. Tom has worked at the San Francisco Bay Water Board for 35 years with experience in nearly all program areas of the Water Board including development and implementation of water quality standards, development and implementation of Total Maximum Daily Loads, NPDES wastewater and stormwater permits, nonpoint source control and watershed management, and enforcement. He was one of the origin participants on the State Stormwater Quality Task Force, and he is currently an Executive Sponsor of the State Water Board Strategy to Optimize Resource Management of Storm Water. Tom received his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Speaker / Panelist 4:
Matthew Fabry, San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program
Biography: Matthew Fabry serves as Manager for the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program, a program of the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, which assists the 21 San Mateo municipalities with stormwater compliance issues. He sits on the Boards of Directors for both the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association and the California Stormwater Quality Association and has over 20 years of experience in water quality and stormwater management. Matthew has worked in municipal, regulatory, and consultant capacities, holds degrees in environmental engineering and music, and is a registered civil engineer in the State of California.