Friday, March 20, 2015

 

Time  
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Registration
Breakfast
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM  Introduction and Welcome
Congresswoman Grace Napolitano — U.S. Representative for California’s 32nd congressional district.
Gilbert Holmes — Dean, University of La Verne College of Law
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Speaker
Larry McKenney — Executive Counsel, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM Impact of the Drought
Moderator: Phil Hawkey — Special Assistant to the President, University of La Verne
Mónica Palomo — Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona
Jason Steele — Student, University of La Verne College of Law
Stacie Takeguchi — Professional Engineer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern CA
Paul Wenger — President, California Farm Bureau Federation
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Break
Refreshments
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM Water Legislation
Moderator: Charles Doskow — Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law, University of La Verne College of Law
Andrew Fahlund — Deputy Director, California Water Foundation
Mike Gatto — Assemblyman, California State Assembly
Adán Ortega Jr. — Co-Founder,  Water Conservation Partners, Inc.
Sarah Christopher Foley — Attorney, Best Best & Krieger LLP
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch Program
Catered
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM Contemporary Approaches to Water Allocation
Moderator: Gilbert F. Ivey — Assistant General Manager/Chief Administrative Officer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Tim Barr — Water Use Efficiency Manager, Western Municipal Water District
Greg Devereaux — Chief Executive Officer, San Bernardino County
Paul Wenger — President, California Farm Bureau Federation
Peter Reich — Professor of Law and Director of Environmental Law Concentration, Whittier Law School
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
Refreshments
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM Private Use of Water Endowments
Moderator: Placido Gomez — Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of La Verne College of Law
Henry Barbosa — Attorney, Public Law, Law Office of Henry S. Barbosa
Eric Romero — Assistant Professor of History, Political Science, Language & Culture, New Mexico Highlands University
Hon. Siera Taketchera Russell — Judge pro tem, Yavapai-Apache Nation
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks

Register for the Symposium here.