Environmental Law Section Executive Committee Agenda

Meeting Agenda
Annual Planning Retreat Meeting Agenda
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
February 5-7, 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016
1 pm Executive Committee Meeting

1. Roll Call (Deborah Halberstadt)

2. Approval of January 8, 2016 Minutes (Deborah Halberstadt)

3. Review Financials (Scott Birkey)

4. State Bar Update (Chip Wilkins)

• Audit/Allocation
• Reserve Policy
• Bagley-Keene compliance
• Unified Bar

5. 2016 Sub-Committee Structure, Updates, and Goals (various)

• Sub-committee assignments and co-chairs (Chip Wilkins)
• Publications/Social Media (various)

o Environmental Law Update
o Environmental Law News
o Environmental Law e-News
o Web Page/E-Media

• Webinars (Jon Welner/Gary Lucks)
• Legislation Committee (Chelsea Tu)
• Lifetime Achievement Award (Marc Luesebrink/Marilee Hanson)
• Law Student Summer Fellowship Program (Sandy Crockett)
• Sponsorships (Gideon Kracov, Mike Leslie, Marc Luesebrink)
• Sustainability Committee (Gary Lucks)
• Diversity Committee (Chelsea Tu)
• Energy Committee/2017 Energy Conference (Eric Adair/Ryan Waterman)
• Law School Outreach (Cara Horowitz)
• Membership Outreach (Chip Wilkins)
• CEB Representative (Leah Goldberg)

6. Update on In-Person Programs (Various)

• Negotiations Competition (Deborah Halberstadt)
• Diversity Conference (Chelsea Tu)
• Sea-Level Rise Conference (Jon Welner)
• Private Enforcement Conference (Ellison Folk/Mike Leslie)
• San Diego Coastal Your Voice (Cara Horowitz/Angela Howe)
• Sacramento/Delta Your Voice (Chip Wilkins)

7. Discussion re: Programs for State Bar Annual Meeting (September 29 - October 2, 2016
San Diego)

8. Co-Sponsorships and Contributions Requests

• Public Law’s Open Meeting and Public Records Act Conference
• Request to Co-Sponsor CPRE’s panel - Another Reason We Can’t Breathe: Using Law and Policy Solutions to Address Racial and Economic Disparities in Environmental Health
• Request to Contribute to Sierra Water Summit
• Request to Co-Sponsor UC Davis ELS’s March 11, 2016 Environmental Law Symposium
• Request to Contribute to FPOC Contribution Request

9. Ex. Comm. Applications Update (Ed Ochoa)

10. Announcements and Other Business

5 p.m. Adjourn
6:30 p.m. Reception Onsite
7 p.m. Dinner Onsite

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. ExComm Meeting – Yosemite Planning Day (Osha Meserve/ Eric Adair/ Nicole Gordon)

1. Beginning and Intro

a) Hopes for Yosemite 2016 and Lessons Learned
b) Review Materials (list of panels, timeline)
c) Reports

• Sponsorships
• Outdoor Programs
• Diversity and High Value Participants
• Scholarships

2. Discussion of Yosemite Panel Topics, Plenaries, and Dinner Speaker

12 noon Working Lunch
2 p.m. Adjourn

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

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

1. Discussion of Yosemite Panel Topics, Plenaries, and Dinner Speaker (continued)

2. Yosemite Next Steps

11 a.m. Adjourn

Next Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, March 18, 2016 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (in conjunction with the Negotiations Competition)
UCLA Law School
Teleconference & In-Person