Squaw Valley, CA 


6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Exec Committee & Policy Chairs Dinner Marilyn Underwood, Ph.D., CCDEH Pres.
Graham’s Restaurant (meet in the Squaw Village lobby, East side at check in at 6pm)


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Alpenglow Boardroom

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Executive Committee Meeting Marilyn Underwood, Ph.D., CCDEH Pres.
Alpenglow Boardroom

7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Conference Registration at SVCC Sheryl Baldwin, Manager, CCDEH

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. New Member Orientation Marilyn Underwood, Ph.D., CCDEH Pres. Alpenglow Ballroom All New Directors/Members and Mentors and Regional Chairs

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Conference Lunch at Squaw Valley Conference Center (SVCC), Olympic Village IT Vendor Booths

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Call to Order Marilyn Underwood, President, Santa Cruz
SVCC Pledge of Allegiance April Meneghetti, Yolo County
Invocation Nelson Kerr, City of Long Beach

1:10 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Welcome to Squaw Wesley Nicks, Placer County, Cindy Gustafson, Placer County District 5 Supervisor (Lake Tahoe area)

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Keynote Justin Malan, Executive Director .5 REHS CECH Developing the Science Behind the Policy: Dr. Gina Solomon, Clinical Professor, UCSF

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Solid Waste Session Rebecca Ng, Marin & Liz Pozzebon, SLO. 1.5 REHS CECH Zero Waste, GHG Reduction & Circular Economy: Justin Malan, Executive Director, Biosolids, New Science to Recast 503 Rule: Dr. Rolf Halden, Arizona State University

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Food Packaging – Rebecca Ng, Marin & Liz Pozzebon, SLO, 1 REHS CECH Emerging Public Health Concerns: Dr. Julia Varshavsky, UCSF


4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Excellence in Environmental Health Larry Fay, Santa Barbara County, 1 REHS CECH Finalists in EH who are meeting the challenge (8 minutes each)
Review nominations posted at www.ccdeh.com
Kern: Waste Hunger, Not Food; Michelle Corson & Lisa Amarillas
Monterey: Illegal Dumping & Litter Abatement Task Force; Alvin VoTran
Monterey: MEPHLI Leadership presentation; Ric Encarnacion
Placer: A Day in the Life Video; Lori Yarborough
San Bernardino: Invasive Aedes Surveillance; Adela Evans
San Diego: Hepatitis A Outbreak Response; Heather Buonomo
San Francisco: Tobacco & Smoking Program; Janine Young

6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reception at Squaw Valley Conference Center patio, live music by Milton Merlos

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner at Squaw Valley Conference Center


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at SVCC IT Vendor Booths

7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. IT Committee/Software Vendor Presentations Michael Balliet, Santa Clara Co.
SVCC Accela: Darryl Booth & Hana Albarazi (7:45-8:30am)
Amanda: Chris Westervelt, CSDC & Johanna Brown, Vision33 (8:30-9:15am)
Hedgerow: Mel Knight & Neil Grinwis, CEO (9:15-9:30am)

9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Food Committee Elizabeth Morgan, Sierra, 1 REHS CECH Use of Whole Genome Sequencing for Foodborne Pathogen, Surveillance & Outbreak Detection: Stephanie Abromaitis, CDPH, Application of Whole Genome Sequencing Discussion: Heather Buonomo, SDC

10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Evaluating Drinking Water Jerry Sipe, Plumas Co. 1.5 REHS CECH - Beyond Baling Wire & Band-Aids: Assessing and Fixing California’s Drinking Water Infrastructure: Michelle Frederick, P.E., Northern
California Water Partnership Coordinator, SWRCB
- Water Program Resiliency in the Face of All Hazards:
Joseph Crisologo, P.E. Senior Homeland Security Engineer, SWRCB

12:00 p.m. – 12:30p.m. Box Lunch in Lobby & Group photo outside on lawn with CCDEH Shirts

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Networking Session – Environmental History of Squaw 1 REHS CECH Tram to High Camp leaves at 1pm sharp to 1:50pm = History of Squaw Valley and Public Water Delivery to High Camp Ski Areas: Mike Martin, Chief Engineer, Squaw Valley (Tram back or hike back on Thunder Mountain trail (easier) or Shirley Canyon with guides

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Reception at Squaw Village Conference Center Patio, live music by 14K (duo)

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Conference Dinner at Squaw Village Conference Center

7:00p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Evening Session Larry Fay, CAEHA President SVCC Part I: Retired Directors Forum (Dennis Kalson, Mel Knight, Jill Pahl, Dean Peterson, Manuel Ramirez, Steve Van Stockum, Ken Stuart, Terri Williams)
Part II: Report back on CCDEH and CAEHA Strategic Planning Session


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at SVCC IT Vendor Booth (Vendors depart by 8am)

8:00 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. HazMat Session Jagjinder Sahota, Solano County
I REHS CECH - Gun Ranges Investigative Reports:
Elise Rothschild, San Diego County; Michael Balliet, Santa Clara County & Marie Woodin, Sacramento County
-Regulatory Update Environmental Protection:
Eric Scott, Chair, California CUPA Forum & Jason Boetzer, CalEPA

8:55 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Biomonitoring Update Marilyn Underwood, Ph.D. 1 REHS CECH Dr. Nerissa Wu, CDPH

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Emergency Response & Recovery Wesley Nicks, Placer County, 2 REHS CECH - Environmental Contamination from Fentanyl lab clean-up:
Lukas Oudejans, Ph.D., U.S. EPA
Extreme heat: Kristen Guirquis, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Public Health Emergency Preparedness EH Workplan Deliverables
Mutual Aid & the Local EH Role in Responding to Incidents:
Marcy Barnett, CDPH & California CUPA Forum

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Conference Lunch SVCC

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Residents without Home or Shelter – Liza Frias, LA County, 1 REHS CECH A Growing Public Health Concern: Dr. Nicole Quick, Orange County H.O.

1:50 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Professional Development and Outreach Rebecca Ng, Marin County, 1 REHS CECH - Science behind REHS Training: Vicki Jones, Director, Merced County, Rochelle Gaddi, Deputy Director, Santa Clara County

2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Community EH Elise Rothschild, San Diego County, 1 REHS CECH Beach Water Testing – The Next Wave: Lars Seifert, Division Chief, County of San Diego, Detecting HABs: Marisa Van Dyke, SWRCB, Fish Advisories: Sam Delson, OEHHA

4:10 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Partnership Session April Meneghetti, Yolo County, 1 REHS CECH CEHA Update: Graciela Garcia, Ventura County EH
CDPH Update: Dr. Mark Starr, DVM, MPVM, Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Health, CDPH, CCLHO Update: Dr. Nicole Quick, Orange Co. H.O.

5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Reception at President Suite

6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Group Photo at Steps of Olympic House patio steps by Plaza Bar

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. AWARDS BANQUET DINNER at Plaza Bar Olympic House, Upper Level, Plaza Bar Recognizing Excellence in Environmental Health Awards, music by Bayberry Cast, Recognizing Retired Directors, Presidential Awards, Installation of the New Officers


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Squaw Village Conference Center, 2 REHS CECH Environmental Health Programs – SVCC Administrative & Management Development Session

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. CCDEH New Website Demo Michael Balliet, Santa Clara County

8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Adopt By-Law Changes Larry Fay, Santa Barbara County

8:55 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Treasurer Report Nelson Kerr, City of Long Beach

9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Adoption of Committee Reports Marilyn Underwood PhD, CAEHA Pres.
Food Safety, Elizabeth Morgan, Chair
Solid Waste, Christine Sosko, Chair
HazMat, Jagjinder Sohato, Chair
Community EH, Elise Rothschild, Chair
Water & Land Use, Liz Pozzebon, Chair
IT Data Management, Michael Balliet, Chair
Emergency Preparedness, Wesley Nicks, Chair
Professional Development and Outreach, Rebecca Ng, Chair
REHS Committee, Larry Fay

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CCDEH & CAEHA Action Plan Session Justin Malan, Executive Director
Executive Director Report
2018/2019 Accomplishments
Ratification on CCDEH and CAEHA Strategic Plan
Development of 2019/2020 Action Plan
Closing Remarks, drawing and adjournment of the 2019 CCDEH Conference!
You must be in attendance the entire Friday morning to qualify for drawing.
In order to receive Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) and receive your certificate,
you must turn in the evaluation report and Session sign in sheet.
If you get called away for a Session you will not receive CECH for that time.