Speakers Annouced for 2010 Decisionmakers Conference

Ellen Joslin Johnck
Executive Director
Bay Planning Coalition
(415) 397-2293

Announcing Speakers for the 23rd Annual San Francisco Bay Decisionmakers Conference April 14, 2010

San Francisco –April 9, 2010

Reinhard Flick, Ph.D.
Oceanographer, California Department of Boating and Waterways
Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Michael Giari
President, Bay Planning Coalition
Executive Director, Port of Redwood City

Ellen Joslin Johnck
Executive Director, Bay Planning Coalition



Doug Daugherty, Ph.D., PE, CIH, Moderator
ENVIRON International Corporation

La Ronda Bowen
California Air Resources Board

Ted Droettboom
Regional Planning Program Director

Henry Hilken
Director of Planning and Research
Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Ben Machol
Clean Energy and Climate Change Office
U.S. EPA, Region 9

Chris Locke
Partner and Former Chair
Environmental Law Department
Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Paul Campos
Senior Vice President and
General Counsel
BIA of the Bay Area

Scott Moore
Vice President – Public Affairs (West)
Union Pacific Railroad

Richard Sinkoff
Division of Environmental Programs and Planning
Port of Oakland

Lisa Swanson
Director, Environmental Affairs
Matson Navigation Company

Cathy Reheis-Boyd
Western States Petroleum Association


Scott Warner
Principal Hydrogeologist
AMEC Geomatrix, Inc.

Ed Curtis
Senior Engineer
Risk Analysis Branch
FEMA Region IX

Sam Schuchat
Executive Officer, California State Coastal Conservancy

Paul Thayer
Executive Director
California State Lands Commission

Will Travis
Executive Director
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

Dilip Trivedi, Dr. Eng., P.E.
Supervisory Engineer
Moffatt & Nichol

Mitch Avalon
Deputy Director
Public Works Department, Contra Costa County

Ann Draper
Assistant Operating Officer
Santa Clara Valley Water District

Tom Kendall
Chief of Planning, San Francisco District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Michael Tymoff
Project Manager
Office of Economic and Workforce Development
City of San Francisco

Jeremy Lowe
Associate Principal, Philip Williams & Associates, Ltd.
Project Manager, Hayward Area Sea Level Rise Study


Lieutenant Colonel Laurence Farrell, P.E., PMP
District Engineer, San Francisco District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Omar R. Benjamin
Executive Director, Port of Oakland

Victoria Evans
National Practice Leader, Greenhouse Gas Management Services
URS Corporation

Keith Garner
Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

John Briscoe
Partner, Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP