Speaking Engagement:

Water 101 - The Basics and Beyond | Governance Primer for Water District Directors

Event Information


Friday, February 6, 2015


9:00 AM


West Sacramento Civic Center Galleria
1110 W. Capitol Ave

Sponsored By:

Water Education Foundation
Water 101 - The Basics and Beyond (February 5-6, 2015)

A day-and-a-half course on California water basics and water district board member governance featuring top experts and policymakers.  The first day of the workshop explores the history and geography of the state’s water infrastructure, offers a primer on water rights and where they come into play, and explains which agencies regulate water and how you can work with the state Legislature.  It also delves into hot topics such as the new Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and what’s next in implementing the landmark legislation as well as funding opportunities from the water bond passed by voters in November.  The second day serves as a primer on governance for water board directors and discusses how to work with the media.

Kronick Presenters:

Mona G. Ebrahimi


Topics covered by Mona will include:

  • Role and Responsibilities of a Water District Director
  • The Brown Act - basic requirements
  • The Fair Political Practices Act - basic requirements
  • Conflict of Interest Code
  • Requirements for Ethics Training
  • Avoiding common legal and political pitfalls for Directors

For a detailed agenda of the full day-and-a-half course, please click here


Visit the Water Education Foundation's website for more information and to register