10:00 - 12:30 Elihu Harris Building, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612

Meeting Agenda

Date: October 5, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor, Room 11, Oakland, CA 94612

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  1. Call to Order

Chair Luisa Valiela, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


  1. Determination of Quorum

Anna Schneider, Clerk of the Advisory Committee


  1. Public Comment

Each speaker is allowed three minutes.


  1. Announcements (INFORMATION)


  1. Approval of Advisory Committee (AC) Meeting Minutes of June 29, 2018 (ACTION)

Item 5: Meeting Minutes for June 29, 2018

            Attachment 1: Environmental Justice Panel Notes


  1. Vice Chair’s Report from September 21, 2018 Governing Board Meeting (INFORMATION)


  1. Proposition 68 Funding for Bay Restoration (INFORMATION)

Matt Gerhart, SFBRA Program Manager




  1. Draft Communications Plan: Request for Input (INFORMATION)

Anne Morkill, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Subcommittee Lead)

Taylor Samuelson, SFBRA Public Information Officer

Item 8: Memo from SFBRA Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Communications on Draft Communications Plan and Further Recommendations

Attachment 1: Draft Communications Plan


  1. Formation of an Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Community Engagement (ACTION)

Chair Valiela

Jessica Davenport, Project Manager

Item 9: Proposal to Develop a Community Engagement Program for the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority


  1. Restoration Authority Grant Reviewer Selection Process (INFORMATION)

Jessica Davenport, Project Manager


  1. Recruitment of AC New Members: Request for Help with Outreach (INFORMATION)

Jessica Davenport, AC Coordinator

Item 11: Term Lengths of Current AC Members


  1. Meeting Process Check-In: What’s Working, What’s Not (INFORMATION)

Chair Valiela


  1. Proposed Schedule for AC Meetings in 2019 (INFORMATION)

Item 13: Proposed 2019 Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule

Chair Valiela


  1. Public Comment


  1. Adjourn


Note: Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Taylor Samuelson no later than five days prior to meeting. Questions about reasonable accommodation can be directed to Taylor Samuelson at (510) 286-4182 or Taylor.Samuelson@scc.ca.gov or at the Restoration Authority:


c/o State Coastal Conservancy

1515 Clay Street, 10th Floor

Oakland, CA 94612