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Tuesday, September 25 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Ocean Policy in America

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An in-depth discussion on how past and present environmental legislative victories have impacted and inspired those around the world.


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avatar for Jason Burnett

Jason Burnett

Mayor of Carmel, City of Carmel, California
Jason is the founder of Burnett EcoEnergy, a company that structures and secures financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Previously Jason was the Associate Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency where he coordinated energy and climate change policy across the EPA and led the development of greenhouse gases regulations. Jason has also worked for Evolution Markets, where he assisted companies and... Read More →
avatar for Congressman Sam Farr

Congressman Sam Farr

Farr’s public service career began in the California Assembly, where he worked as a staffer on | budget issues for a decade. In 1975, he ran for and won a seat on the Monterey County Board of | Supervisors. | | In 1980 he was elected to the California State Assembly, where he became a champion for the | organics industry and wrote one of the country’s strictest oil spill liability laws. He served in the | Assembly until his... Read More →
avatar for Fredd Keeley

Fredd Keeley

Fred Keeley has been the County of Santa Cruz treasurer since Jan. 3, 2005. Twice elected to serve in this role, he is responsible for managing a $650 million public sector investment portfolio. From 1996 through 2002, Mr. Keeley represented the Monterey Bay area in the California State Assembly, and for four years served as speaker pro tem. During his tenure, he authored the Marine Life Management Act, which the Associated Press calls the... Read More →
avatar for Skyli McAfee

Skyli McAfee

Executive Director, California Ocean Science Trust
Skyli McAfee leads the California Ocean Science Trust (OST), a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting California’s ocean and coastal management with robust, transparent and independent science. A true ‘boundary organization’, OST is funded by state, federal and private sources, and is accountable to both the State and scientific community. In her capacity as executive director of OST, McAfee serves also as the... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Liz Whiteman

Dr. Liz Whiteman

Program Director for the MPA Monitoring Enterprise
Dr. Liz Whiteman is an ecologist with an interdisciplinary background in marine ecology and conservation. Dr. Whiteman has worked extensively throughout the Caribbean conducting research in support of fisheries management and gaining direct experience developing and implementing monitoring programs to evaluate the success of ecosystem-based management strategies. Following a degree in Ecology from the University of East Anglia, UK, Dr... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2012 10:00am - 10:50am
Portola Hotel (De Anza Ballroom II & III) Portola Hotel, 1st Floor, Two Portola Plaza Monterey, CA 93940

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