Delta Independent Science Board to meet June 11-12

DSCLogoOn June 11, 2015 the Delta Independent Science Board (ISB) will meet to discuss routine business and the next steps towards finalizing the draft Fish and Flows program review report. On June 12, 2015, to mark the Board’s fifth anniversary, the focus will be assessing its processes and effectiveness as a Board, discussing input received by key science and policy leaders in the Delta.

AGENDA June 11, 2015 – (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PDT)

1. Open session: Welcome and Introductions (Collier)
2. Recess Closed Session (Not Open to the Public) – Personnel Matter: Lead Scientist Recruitment (Government Code § 11126(a)(1))
3. Reconvene Open Session (Collier)
4. Delta ISB Chair’s Report and Business Matters (Collier)
5. Delta Stewardship Council Chair and Executive Officer’s report (Fiorini and Pearson)
6. Lead Scientist Report (Goodwin)
7. Fish and Flows in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Strategic Science Needs (Brandt)

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch

8. Updates on Program Reviews

Adaptive Management (Wiens, Resh, Lund and Collier)
Delta Levees & Delta as Place (Atwater and Norgaard)
Water Quality (Collier and Canuel)

9. Summary of comments from Delta Science and Policy Leaders regarding Effectiveness of the ISB (Collier and Brandt)
10. Extended Public Comment about ISB Processes and Effectiveness
11. Reflections from Outgoing Chair (Collier)
12. Public Comment (for matters not on the agenda, but within subject area jurisdiction of the Delta ISB.)
13. Meeting Adjourn

AGENDA June 12, 2015 – (9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT)

1. Welcome and Declarations (Lund)
2. Self-assessment Discussion (All, led by Collier and Brandt)

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch

3. Continued: Self-assessment Discussion (All, led by Collier and Brandt)
4. Meeting Outcomes (Lund)
5. Public Comment
6. Meeting Adjourn

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