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SGA 25th Anniversary Event Program

By September 1, 2023September 20th, 2023Uncategorized

Event Program


Celebrating 25 Years of the Sacramento Groundwater Authority

Join us for an entertaining conversation with California Senators Angelique Ashby and Roger Niello, moderated by John McGinness, a former Sacramento County Sheriff and radio host from KFBK. The trio will discuss the evolution of groundwater management and politics in California and the Sacramento region over the past 25 years.

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Exploring California’s Groundwater and Policy Landscape: Insights from the Leaders

A deeper dive into current challenges faced in water management and the critical role of groundwater with California’s water and policy leadership, including Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, DeeDee D’Adamo, Vice Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, and Liz Forsburg Pardi, California Policy Director at The Nature Conservancy. Moderated by SGA Associate Project Manager Raiyna Villaseñor.

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Inspiring a Resilient Future

A finale featuring the next generation of water and policy leaders from the California Forward Young Leaders Advisory CouncilJosh Lewis, Alex Niles and Grace Ochs—sharing their thoughts on the future of reliable water supplies in California in light of climate challenges. Moderated by Dr. Matthew Dumlao, PhD, Chief of Staff at Office of the Lt. Governor of California.

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