Agenda for February 2, 2016 Open Board Meeting-CA Energy Commissioner Karen Douglas

February 2, 2016

Guest Speaker:  California Energy Commissioner Karen Douglas 

Open Board Meeting

San Bernardino Community College District
114 S. Del Rosa Dr.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

7:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Meeting Called to Order
8:30 a.m. Adjournment


Presiding: Mark Kaenel

      1. Introductions
      2. Announcements
      3. Approve Minutes from Jan. 26, 2016

Chair of the Day: Fran Inman
Karen Douglas is one of five members appointed to the California Energy Commission by the California Governor. Established in 1974, the Commission is responsible for encouraging, developing, and coordinating research and development into energy supply and demand problems, and for regulating electrical generating and related transmission facilities. Ms.  Douglas is the lead Commissioner on the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. She will discuss the Commission’s climate goals and strategies and renewable energy permitting and planning, including the planning grants provided to San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

Future Board Meetings

02/09/16: Member Only Meeting-Washington, D.C. Preparation
02/16/16: Open Board Meeting: Congressman Pete Aguilar
02/23/16: Open Board Meeting: Jonathan Yorba, The Community Foundation

Important Upcoming Dates

03/01/16: Committee Draft Federal Issue Papers Due
03/08/16: Member Only Meeting – Selection of Inland Action Federal Issues
03/13-16/16: Washington, D.C. Advocacy Trip