Environmental Law Section Executive Committee Agenda

Meeting Agenda

Annual Planning Retreat Meeting Agenda
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
February 27-March 1, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

2:00 p.m. ExComm Meeting

  1. Roll Call (Chris Calfee)
  2. Agenda Review (Gideon Kracov)
  3. Approval of January 16, 2015 Meeting Minutes (Chris Calfee)
  4. Financial Report (Chip Wilkins)
  5. Update on Upcoming In-Person Programs
    1. Diversity/Enviro. Law Career Lunch (UCLA Law Feb. 23, 2015) (Diversity Comm.)
    2. Sacramento Leg. Day (March 6, 2015) (Josh Cleaver)
    3. Student Negotiations Competition (March 13, 2015 Golden Gate) (Deb Halberstadt)
    4. Energy Conference (April 16, 2015 State Bldg. Oakland) (Scott Birkey)
    5. San Joaquin Your Voice (April 24, 2015 TBD) (Roger Moore)
  6. Law Student Summer Fellowship Program To-Dos (Sandy Crockett)
    1. Sponsorships (Marc Luesebrink/Mike Leslie)
  7. Member Outreach Goals and Action Plan Discussion (Chip Wilkins)
  8. Discussion re Programs for Solo Summit (June 18-20, 2015 Newport Beach) and State Bar Mtg. (Oct. 8-11, 2015 Anaheim)
  9. Ex. Comm. Applications Update – 32 Applications! (Ed Ochoa)
  10. Discussion re: Ex. Comm. Officers for 2015-2016 (Gideon Kracov)
  11. Questions About Written Committee Reports (Gideon Kracov)
  12. Announcements and Other New Business
    1. May In Person Ex. Comm. Meeting in Sacto. (May 15, 2015)
    2. Lifetime Achievement Award (Apps Due March 31, 2015)
    3. 44th Spring Conference: The ABA Super Conference on Environmental Law – San Francisco March 26-28, 2015
    4. Green 2.0 Briefing on Breaking the Green Ceiling/Diversity - San Francisco March 4, 2015

4:30 p.m. Adjourn

6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception Onsite

7:00 p.m. Dinner Onsite

Saturday, February 28, 2015

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. ExComm Meeting – Yosemite Planning Day

  1. Beginning and Intro
    1. Hopes for Yosemite 2015 and Lesson Learned
    2. Review Materials (list of panels, timeline) and Process
    3. Report-outs re key pieces
      • Sponsorships (review list and assign contacts)
      • Outdoor programs
      • High value participants
      • Scholarships
  2. Discussion of Yosemite Panel Topics

Noon Working Lunch

2:00 p.m Adjourn

Sat. afternoon activities (outrigger with Marc L. or on your own)

7:00 p.m. Sat. optional dinner (Spaghetti Bender, 6204 West Coast Highway Newport Beach or on your own)

Sunday March 1, 2015

9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. ExComm Meeting – Yosemite Planning Day (continued)

  1. Discussion of Yosemite Panel Topics (continued)
  2. Yosemite Next Steps

Noon Adjourn

Next Executive Committee Meeting
Friday March 13, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (after Negotiations Competition)
Golden Gate Law School
Teleconference & In-Person