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Environmental Law Section Executive Committee Meeting

Notice and Agenda

Friday, March 10, 2017
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Golden Gate University
536 Misssion Street, San Francisco

Or via Teleconference at:
Call-In Number: 855-520-7605
Passcode: 9903244276#

Additional call-in locations are noted at the end of the agenda

Questions regarding any agenda item should be directed to the Section Coordinator, Kristina Robledo at 415-538-2582 or 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-1639.

The order of business is approximate and subject to change.

Open Session



Members of the public may speak to any item on the agenda. The Executive Committee reserves the right to limit the duration of public comment period.


A. Approval of Meeting Minutes

1. January 20-22, 2017
B. Chair’s Report (Osha)
C. Review Financials (Michael)

Closed Session

1. Election of Ex. Comm. Officers for 2016-2017
2. Review and Selection of Ex. Comm. Member Applications for 2016-2017

The Closed Session is held pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 6026.5(g) and California Government Code Section 11126(c)(5).

Open Session (est. 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

A. 2017 Sub-Committee Updates and Assignments Publications/Social Media

1. Environmental Law Update (Cyndy)
2. Environmental Law News (Scott/Julia)
3. Access by Judges (Osha)
Webinars (Jon Welner/Gary Lucks)
Legislation Committee (Leah Goldberg/Allison Smith)

B. Update on In-Person Programs 2017

• Energy Conference: The Future of Energy in 2030 April 12, 2017, L.A. State Bar Offices (Eric/Ryan)

• Inland Empire Your Voice: The Desert, The Sea, The Air (Eric/Alisha) May 5, 2017, Riverside City College

• Sea-Level Rise (Jon Welner) June 29, 2017, S.F. State Bar Offices

• Sierra Water Summit (Peter Phumphrey) July 24-25, 2017, Kings Beach, (Tahoe) – Request for $2,500 donation

• North Coast Your Voice (Paul/Ellison/Christian) Sept. 15, 2017, Eureka

• Yosemite Conference (Cara/Ryan/Alisha) October 19-22, 2017, Yosemite

1. Ongoing Issues/Sponsorships
2. Co-Sponsor Request for Fire Conference in Chico

C. Council of Sections Update (Chip/Cara/Tina)

1. Status/Separation Update
2. Bar policies re: alcohol, hotels, sponsorships
3. Bagley-Keene/PRA
4. Name of new entity
5. Relationship of other sections
6. Potential resolution regarding above issues
7. Other

D. Staff Report (Kristina Robledo)
E. Announcements and Other Business
F. Adjourn

Next Executive Committee Meeting
May 12, 2017 State Bar Offices in Los Angeles
June 23, 2017 Conference Call from 9:30-11:30
August 18-19, 2017 Section Annual Meeting TBA the date and time
September 8, 2017 Conference Call from 9:30-11:30
October 19, 2017 Yosemite from 4:00-6:00

Meeting Notice

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, those requiring accommodations at this meeting should notify Kristina Robledo at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at 415-538-2582.

The notice and agenda is available at: http://sections.calbar.ca.gov/Sections/MeetingAgendas.aspx

Additional call-in locations

  • 28470 Avenue Stanford, Ste. 350, Valencia, CA
  • 400 Capitol Mall 27th Floor, Sacramento, CA
  • 11999 San Vicente Blvd., Ste. 150, Los Angeles, CA
  • 725 S. Figueroa Street, 31st Floor, Los Angeles, CA
  • 609 Deep Valley Dr. Ste. 200, Rolling Hills, CA
  • 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA
  • 500 Capitol Mall Ste. 1600, Sacramento, CA
  • 725 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 2800, Los Angeles, CA
  • 396 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA
  • 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA
  • 333 Bush Street, Ste. 1400, San Francisco
  • 1010 F Street, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA
  • 10421 S Tantau Ave., Cupertino, CA
  • 225 Broadway, Ste. 1670, San Diego, CA
  • Two Embarcadero Center, 5th Francisco, CA
  • 18101 Von Karman, Suite 1000, Irvine, CA

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