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Washington Conference Final Agenda

Board of Directors



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March 6 - 9, 2006, Washington D. C.
CMANC Washington Office 202-822-8300 ~ Madison Hotel 202-862-1600

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California Ports & Harbors on Capitol Hill ~ 2006


AGENDA: To discuss international trade through California, contributions to the National Economy, benefits of civil works to the environment, and recognition of California ports and harbors in budgeting priorities

Monday, March 6, 2006

3:00 p.m. Board Meeting & Orientation, all CMANC members are encouraged to attend
Madison Hotel ~ Room: John Adams

6:30 p.m. Pacific Northwest Waterways Association Reception ~
Russell Senate Office Building Caucus Room: 325

Tuesday, March 7, 2006

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast ~
Madison Hotel, Room: Alexander Hamilton

7:30 a.m. Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Carl A. Strock

8:30 a.m. Break

8:45 a.m. Thomas Robison, Acting Director, Transportation Infrastructure Security Division, Department of Homeland Security

10:00 a.m. Board Bus for Hart Senate Office Building

10:30 Jeff Rosato, Office of the Honorable Barbara Boxer 112 Hart

11:00 a.m. J. Christopher Thompson, Office of the Honorable Dianne Feinstein, 331 Hart

12:00 p.m. Rear Admiral Craig E. Bone, Port Security Director, Lunch:
Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street, S.E.

1:00 p.m. Peder Maarbjerg, Legislative Director, Office of the Honorable Peter Visclosky and Taunja Berquam, Majority Staff Director, House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee

2:00 p.m. Eric Swedlund, Deputy Director and David Pagan, Port Security Deputy Director, Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 444 North Capitol, N.W. Room, 383

3:30 John Anderson, Staff Director, Subcommittee on Water Resources & Environment, Rayburn, Room B-376

4:30 p.m. Mr. Roger Cockrell, Majority Staff, Senate Subcommittee on Energy and Water Appropriations, SD -116

6:00-7:00 Reception, Madison Hotel

Wednesday, March 8, 2006

6:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast ~ Madison Hotel, Room Alexander Hamilton

7:00 a.m. Bus to NOAA Headquarters, Silver Springs

7:30 a.m. Mr. Jack Dunnigan , Director National Ocean Services, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, 1305 East West Highway

8:45 a.m. Corps of Engineers, 441 G Street, N.W.

Welcome: Mr. Steve Stockton; Appropriations & Budget Overview: Mr. Pete Luisa; California Activities and Challenges; WRDA: Mr. Let Mon Lee; Navigation Policies and Initiatives: Mr. Rich Worthington; Regulatory Update: Mr. Mark Sudol; Feedback from CMANC: Mr. Lee Hieber

11:00 a.m. Mr.Gerhard F. Kuska, Ph.D., Associate Director for Environmental Policy, 722 Jackson Place

12:30 p.m. Arrive at Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street, S.E.

1:00 p.m. Lunch with keynote speaker, the Honorable Norman Y. Minetta, Secretary, Department of Transportation

3:00 p.m. Mr. David Anderson, Associate Director for Natural Resources, OMB, White House Conference Center, 726 Jackson Place

5:30 – 7:30 47 th Annual Golden State Reception, Cafeteria of the Rayburn House Building



To promote the operation, maintenance and improvement of California harbors, ports and navigation projects that demonstrate stewardship and benefit the regional and national economy.

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