Breakout Session 1B: 2016, What is Happening in the Delta?

APA California Chapter, Sacramento Valley Section


Saturday, February 27, 2016
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. PST

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Participants will find out if there are going to be great leaps forward in the Delta, the heart of California's water system, in this leap year.


Colin Bailey

Confirmed Speaker

Colin is based in Sacramento, California, and is fluent in English and conversant in Spanish. He has his Juris Doctorate from UCLA with a certificate from the Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and a concentration in Critical Race Studies. An accomplished social justice attorney, Colin leads EJCW’s ... Read More

Gary Bobker

Confirmed Speaker

Gary Bobker joined The Bay Institute in 1992. Since then, he has helped negotiate a number of landmark environmental agreements, from the Bay-Delta Accord to the San Joaquin River restoration settlement. Gary currently directs The Bay Institute's Rivers and Delta Program, which works to enforce and strengthen baseline environmental ... Read More

Tina Swanson

Confirmed Speaker

Christina (Tina) Swanson, Ph.D., is Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Science Center, where she works to expand the organization’s scientific capabilities and support its legal and policy work across a range of environmental, public health and sustainable management issues. Prior to joining NRDC in ... Read More

Susan Lien Longville

Confirmed Speaker

Susan Lien Longville moved to Southern California from Wisconsin in 1986. Twelve years later, she  ran for the San Bernardino City Council, inspired by the historic Mono Lake Water Right Decision 1631, to have a voice on the efficient use of water resources at the local land use level. She ... Read More

Jonas Minton

Confirmed Speaker

Jonas Minton is serving as a Water Policy Advisor to the Planning and Conservation League and was hired in March 2004. He is working on issues surrounding water use and water policy issues. Jonas Minton is the former Deputy Director of the California Department of Water Resources. As Deputy Director ... Read More