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Division health and safety related regulatory requirements and determine how these regulations affect water utility compliance; (2) disseminate useful information on techniques, strategies, and management approaches to comply with regulatory requirements and reduce the potential for people and the environment to be harmed by activities undertaken by water utilities; (3) provide comments, recommendations and positions of the Section to legislators and regulators on environmental, health and safety issues with the approval of the Section Chair; and (4) work in coordination with the CA-NV Section Award’s Committee to recognize member utilities who are doing an exceptional job in the field of health and safety. members: Joyce T. Clark, Heather L. Collins, Uzi Daniel, Leo Ferns, Kim Gregory, Daniel J. Guillory, Teri P. Hachey, Brandyn Hancocks, Annalisa Helm, Christine Herndon, Tonya Howard-Taylor, Ron Kilburg, Katherine J. Lawson, Meade Maleki, Sue Mosburg, Phyllip Nguyen, Chuck Sihler, Conrad Tona Systems Control Technology Michael A. Espejo, Chair Encourage and assist water utilities in applying system control technolo-gies to optimize business operations and maintenance. Committee mem-bers shall develop and disseminate information about integrations, ap-plications, and sustainability of telemetry and SCADA systems, including control devices. (1) Integration of SCADA systems includes data systems such as Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, Laboratory Information Management Systems, Customer Information Systems, Fi-nancial Information Systems, and Advanced Metering Infrastructure. (2) Application of SCADA systems includes process automation, data collec-tion, historical data processing, and advanced supervisory controls and strategies. (3) Sustainability of SCADA systems includes data manage-ment, system security, SCADA governance, resource requirements, life cycle analysis, and system resiliency. (4) Control devices include main-tenance and efficiencies of Pressure Relief Valves, pumps, Variable Fre-quency College of the Canyons Water Systems Technology Program 18 CA-NV AWWA RESOURCE GUIDE 2016 Drives, and other control equipment. members: Tom Bloomer, Christian A. Castaing, Iyad Darcazallie, Ed Diggs, Jeff Harig, Michael D. Johnson, Michael Maestas, Meade Maleki, Kirk D. Medina, Michael Prosser, James Wollbrinck Security and Emergency Planning Josh Gale, Chair (1) Encourage and assist water utilities and the supporting businesses to improve security and emergency planning; (2) cooperate with govern-ment and private industry in security and emergency response training and exercises; (3) arrange for educational and local assistance programs that focus on security and emergency planning, and; (4) coordinate Sec-tion and Division activities related to security and emergency planning. Maintain ongoing cooperation and coordination with Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, the California Emergency Management Agency, local government, private industry, Water Agency Response Network, and other security and emergency planning entities in California and Nevada. members: Adrienne Arnold, Joe Abrams, Michael J. Ariztia, Clifford L. Bowen, Philip L. Brun Jr., Mary Ellen Carroll, Robert E. Clark, Cecelia Contreras, Shaun Curtis, Joseph E. Crisologo, Uzi Daniel, Steve A. Dennis, Robert A. Gutierrez, Brandyn Hancocks, Christine Herndon, Kelly Hubbard, Dale Jacques, Bruce A. Macler, Chet M. Malewski, Tom McMillen, Dennis P. McShane, Kirk D. Medina, Sue Mosburg, Raymond A. Riordan, Peter T. Schoemann, Chuck Sihler, John P. Spitler, Gary Sturdivan, James Wollbrinck, Emilyn B. Zuniga Tanks, Reservoirs & Structures Paul Trautmann, Chair Provide information on roofing systems, internal and external coating systems and practices for water storage facilities, protection of exposed piping and equipment in pumping plants and underground vaults, and new methods for improved performance. The committee reports to the Operations and Maintenance Division. members: Kevin Barnes, Haifeng Frank Du, Mike Harper, Michael J. Hartlaub, Eric Magee, Kevin M. McDonnell, Mark Moore, Keith Myers, Kevin Peacock, Joanna Rembis, Patrick Sweeney Operators Division William J. Cardinal, Chair To advance and disseminate knowledge tending to improve water utility practices by educating, providing best practices and resources to operators. members: Daniel Armendariz Jr., Colin Chung, Barry Crawford, Brian DiBarnaba, David Gould, Joe Guistino, Ken Heard, Robert Janows-ki, Timothy P. Karlstrand, Larry W. Lyford, Jacquelyn Parsons, John D. Parsons, Mark Quady, Chuck Sihler, Richard Souza, Steve Twichell, Tim Williams Competitions Boyd Schultz, Chair The purpose of this committee is to coordinate and conduct the Annual Pipe Tapping, Hot Flare and Meter Madness Competitions held during each Spring Meeting. The Committee will also evaluate other “fun” activities/ competitions that may be incorporated in future meetings and conferences to increase the participation of operating personnel. The committee will develop and maintain a “how-to” manual for conducting the Pipe Tapping Contest, which must include current AWWA Tapping Contest Rules and Regulations. The committee will videotape the contest proceedings and supply them to the contestants and the Section office. Tapes will also be made available, at a reasonable cost, to interested agencies. The committee will supply registration information, before the specified deadline, to the Section office to be included in the Spring Registration Package. The committee will also supply the office with contest results and other promotional material to be published in the Summer, Fall, and Winter issues of SOURCE. The Committee Chair should have a strong background in planning, coordinating and conducting large-scale demonstrations or events and be familiar with field pipeline/service procedures. There shall be three other members from at-large, one of which should be a supplier representative. The Spring Local Arrangements Committee will supply one of COMMITTEES We offer courses online, hybrid, and video conferencing! College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California offers both an Associate of Science Degree program and a certificate program in Water Systems Technology, which is the study of water treatment, distribution, and wastewater processes. Coursework will help prepare students for various certification examinations given by the State of California Water Resources Control Board. canyons.edu/WATER Regina Blasberg Chair, Engineering Technologies Department Water Sytems Technology Program (661) 362-5096 regina.blasberg@canyons.edu


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