Energy Conservation/Renewable Energy

Education Session - Panel Format

FRI-C01 - The Importance of the Design Professional in Policy Making and Regulating Natural Resources

Friday, October 20
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

1.5 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AIA/HSW, AICP, FL, NY/HSW

This session will look at how policy makers and environmental scientists can work together with landscape architects to create better environmental policy and regulations that include the applied science background of practitioners.

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Stephanie v. Landregan

Program Director
UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture

Stephanie Landregan is the Director of the Landscape Architecture Program and the Horticulture at UCLA Extension. She has spent 24 years on local, regional, state and national boards to represent and advance the profession of landscape architecture. Presently, she is serving as Vice Chair of the State Mining and Geology Board (CA), and is a Planning Commissioner for the City of Glendale, CA. In 2010-11, Stephanie was the National ASLA Vice President of Government Affairs, and served on the State of California licensing committee for 13 years. She was CLARB President in 2014.

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Conner Everts

Executive Director
Southern California Watershed Alliance

Conner Everts is the Executive Director of the Southern California Watershed Alliance and co-chair of the Desal Response Group. He is chair of Public Officials for Water and Environmental Reform (POWER) as well as other organizations. Conner was elected to the Casitas Municipal Water District and was president of the Ojai Basin Management Ground Water Agency.Most recently is on the Department of Public Health Direct Potable Reuse Advisory Group and is elder advisor to the Environmental Justice Coalition for Water.

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Mark Gold

UCLA associate vice chancellor for environment and sustainability
University of California Los Angeles

Gold has worked extensively over the last 29 years in the fields of coastal protection, water supply and quality, and urban sustainability. In particular, his research has focused on urban runoff pollution, integrated water management, and the health risks of swimming at runoff contaminated beaches. Before becoming the UCLA associate vice chancellor for environment and sustainability, he was the president of the environmental group, Heal the Bay. He created their Beach Report Card, and helped author numerous California coastal protection, water quality and environmental education bills. He currently sits on the MWD Board of Directors and Mayor Garcetti's water cabinet.

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