Committees

What does the Local Host Committee do?

  • General conference organization
  • Coordinates local interests with Technical Program Committee
  • Financial sponsorship
  • Keynote speaker
  • Committee volunteers: YOU!

ACE 2014 Local Host Committee (LHC) Presentation

Local Host Committees Chair Chair Affiliation Vice Chair VC Affiliation Key Role
General   Conference Glenn   England ENVIRON Mohan   Balagopalan SCAQMD Overall responsibility; recruit LHC committee chairs; budget; accoutability to AWMA   Board
Keynote   Speaker/Plenary Session Laki   Tisopolis (acting) SCAQMD Glenn   England (acting) ENVIRON Identify, solicit & procure keynote speaker(s)
Sponsorship/Fundraising Laki   Tisopolis SCAQMD Krishna   Nand Env.   Mgt. Professionals, LLC Identify, solicit, close & track sponsors; coordinate with AWMA staff
Technical Program  N/A N/A Michael   Kleinmann UC   Irvine Liase with Technical Program Committee for local/regional topics, professional   outreach, technical program topics & session chairs
Exhibitor Liaison Bhaskar  Chandan SCAQMD Larry   Hottenstein ERM Coordinate exhibitor planning, local exhibitor outreach, exhibitor welcome program
Student Program Sang-Mi   Lee SCAQMD Jillian   Baker SCAQMD Student housing, welcome, paper/poster contest, awards
Information/Welcome   Center/ Local Host Booth Martin   Ledwitz Bezaire   Ledwitz Borncamp, APC Open Booth logistics, materials, staffing, postal access
Monitors & Volunteers Richard   Wales Open Session monitors, services
Outreach Richard  Watson SCAQMD Open Public   & association outreach, communications materials
Media/Publicity Open Open Prepare news releases, press interviews, press kits, media room staffing
Social Program and Tours/Transportation Cynthia  Carter SCAQMD Bhaskar   Chandan SCAQMD Social events for accompanying attendees.
Organize technical tours, portal & social/tour transportation.
Young Professionals Cynthia  Carter SCAQMD Joy   Brooks ENVIRON Organize YP program, YP outreach/communications, YP events
Women’s Professional Development Marti   Klein SCAQMD Open Annual CPDW luncheon – speakers, workshop, business meeting;
New coctail mixer event
Environmental   Challenge (ECi)  N/A N/A Sang-Mi Lee (acting) SCAQMD Formulate & manage paper/poster/presentation competition
AWMA Scholarship Fundraisers Open Open Special events (e.g., golf tournament, 5k run, volleyball, etc.) to raise scholarship   funds
Advisory Committee Hal Cota, Sara Head,   Terry Casey (ad hoc), Angela Hansen (ad hoc) Strategic planning and direction

Get Involved -Volunteer for a Committee- send e-mail to Glenn England GEngland@environcorp.com or Mohan Balagopalan mbalagopalan@aqmd.gov