Organizations & Affiliations

Urban Land Institute

  • National Executive Committee
  • Vice Chairperson, Inland Empire Orange County Infrastructure Committee

Orange County Water Association

  • Member
  • Former member Board of Director

Cal Water Political Action Committee

  • Board of Governors Vice Chairman, Executive Committee

Lambda Alpha International

  • Board of Directors
  • Chairman, Academic Relations Committee

Association of Environmental Professionals, O.C. Chapter

  • Former Board of Directors
  • Former Chairman, AEP Educational Scholarships Committee

Orange County Harbors, Beaches and Parks Commission

  • Former Chairman and Trails Committee member

City of Newport Beach, California

  • City Council Tidelands Committee, Advisory Panel member
  • Chairman (5years), Citizens Environmental Quality Control Committee
  • Environmental Impact Report Review Sub-Committee
  • Newport Beach Ad Hoc Housing Study Committee
  • Chairman (2 years), Federal Clean Water Act, 208 Program for the Back Bay Restoration Dredging
  • Chairman (2 years), Newport Beach Planning Commission
  • Newport Beach Cannery Village/McFadden American Institute of Architects RUDAT
  • Presiding Officer, Pacific Coast Highway Widening Public Hearing
  • Chairman, Irvine-Newport Planning Advisory Group for the San Diego Creek Comprehensive Stormwater Sedimentation Control Plan,
  • Founding Chairman, Economic Development Committee, Chairman, Sub-Committee to study the Traffic Phasing Ordinance, Chairman Sub-Committee to study the Implementation of Local Coastal Plan Member, Mini-Marts Steering Committee to update the Zoning Code Chairman, Sub-committee to study Noise Ordinance (leaf blowers). Member, Budget Hearing Committee Member, Business Improvement District Study Committee
  • Member, Blue Ribbon Committee for the strategic planning of the Santa Ana River
  • Santa Ana River Visioning Plan

City of Newport Beach Library

  • Board member-Library Trustee
  • Board Vice-Chairman
  • Trustee representative: Library Foundation

Bolsa Chica Conservancy

  • Board Member:
  • Board Recruitment Chairman
  • Adopt A Channel Committee
  • Harriet Wieder Nature Center Committee

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Board Member

Newport Bay Conservancy

  • Former Board member
  • Chair, Watershed Resources Committee
  • Co-Chair of Advocacy and Government Relations Committee
  • Chair, Development Committee
  • Member, By-laws Committee

University of California Irvine

  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Management: Professional MBA Program
  • Advisory Board, Department of Planning, Policy and Design
  • Former member, Steering Committee for the Orange County Annual Report
  • Former member, Orange County Infrastructure Study Committee
  • Program Development, Urban Water Research Center

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Board Member

Nature Reserve of Orange County, Natural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP)/Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)

  • Board Member

Orange County Natural History Museum

  • President Emeritus and Board Member
  • Former President, Board of Trustees

Western Center of Archeology and Paleontology

  • Former Board Member

Center of Water Education

State of California, Interagency Model Curriculum Planning Committee

  • Education and the Environment Initiative, Committee Member

Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA)

  • Member
  • Former Region 10 Groundwater Committee Liaison

California Department of Water Resources Water Planning 2013 Committee for Watersheds, Near Coastal Planning and Recreation

  • Member
  • Watershed Panel
  • Near Coastal Panel
  • Water Recreation Panel

California Water Political Action Committee

  • Board Vice Chairman