LOS OSOS FLOW
Meeting Agenda May 6, 2014
LOS OSOS FLOW STEERING COMMITTEE, Tom Wright, Retired professional, 3 MINUTES
JIM GRAHAM, STEERING COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE: Felton successfully bought out their private water company, Cal AM, and got lower rates.
What they had to do and the obstacles to buy-out their for profit water company: 10 min, 10 min Q&A.
PAT MCPHERSON, - STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIR.
Retired co-founder and VP marketing of an international electronics engineering and manufacturing company in Carpinteria, past board member of Santa Barbara County Federal Credit Union, Chair of Sustainable Ojai’s Solar Power Group, Former Board member of the Ojai Valley Defense Fund, former secretary of a mutual water company in the Sierra’s, and a community activist.
Introduction: 5 MINUTES
RICHARD HAJAS, STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Over 30 years’ experience managing the operations and finances of local water agencies. Managed the operations of the Casitas Municipal Water District (Casitas) as Assistant General Manager and served as the General Manager of the Camrosa Water District in Camarillo for 15 years. Most recently provided budgeting, planning, and rate design consulting services to the Meiners Oaks Water District. Richard wrote the Ojai FLOW feasibility study that was used to gather signatures and later as the model by Casitas.
What Ojai FLOW has done in preparation to buy-out Golden State operations in Ojai: 30 min, 10 min Q&A
LOU TORRES C.P.A., STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Certified Public Accountant and Tax & Business consultant in Ojai and past Treasurer of both the Rotary Club of Ojai West and Rotary Club of Ojai West Foundation, Inc. which is a not for profit organization.
Ojai FLOW Structure and reporting requirements: 10 min. including Q & A.
RYAN BLATZ J.D. STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Local attorney, grew up in Ojai, and experience organizing volunteer groups. Instrumental in establishing Class Action Status for a damage suit against the Golden State Water Company.
Discuss Multi-million dollar Class Action suit against Golden State: 15 Min, 5 min Q & A
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