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California Coastal Commission

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Online with Mike Wilson, Humboldt County Supervisor, and Cristin Kenyon, Supervising Analyst, CCC, offered in collaboration with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), College of Extended Education & Global Engagement

Delve into the role and mission of the commission and how it affects land use decisions in Humboldt County. Learn about the future of the redesign of the Indianola intersection on Highway 101, and planning for sea level rise adaptation around Humboldt Bay and other projects.

Mike Wilson has been Humboldt County Supervisor for District 3 since the 2016 election, and was appointed to the Coastal Commission in 2019 representing the Northern California region. He has served on the Air Quality Management District, Fire Services Subcommittee, Redwood Region Economic Development Commission, Humboldt County Transit Authority, and First Five Humboldt, and is an active member of the Local Government Commission and the North Coast Resource Partnership. He was appointed to the California Coastal Commission by Governor Newson in 2019 representing the Northern California region. Supervisor Wilson holds a B.S. in civil engineering and an M.S. in environmental systems engineering, and has over 20 years of experience as a consulting environmental engineer working for tribes, state and local agencies, nonprofits, and private business, as an owner and project engineer for HWR Engineering and Science from 1994 to 2017. Much of this experience was in the coastal zone during design, environmental review, planning and permitting.

Cristin Kenyon is a supervising analyst at the North Coast District Office of the Coastal Commission where she has worked for six years. In addition to her main job duties, she currently participates on the Commission staff’s Environmental Justice Team and on a staff steering committee on sea level rise adaptation guidance for critical infrastructure, and she represents the Commission on the California Geological Survey’s Tsunami Technical Advisory Panel. She received a B.S. in environmental systems from UC San Diego, a master’s degree in education from Pace University and a master’s in urban and regional planning from UCLA. She has previously worked as a public school teacher in New York City and a city planner in Austin, Texas.

The presentation will begin promptly at noon.

RSVP HERE for the Zoom registration link.

Monday, August 17, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mike Wilson, Humboldt County Supervisor and Cristin Kenyon, Supervising Analyst, CCC
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