Plant and Wildlife Technical Advisory Committee (PAWTAC)



Previous Plant and Wildlife Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes are available in archives.

What is the Plant and Wildlife Technical Advisory Committee (PAWTAC)? 
A committee that advises the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors on plant and wildlife issues. The committee should be formed of local experts who consult with other experts with special expertise on various plant and wildlife issues, including representatives of regulatory agencies. The committee shall formulate objectives which will be reviewed by the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.

Term Limits: No term; appointed by Board of Supervisors.

Membership: Up to fifteen members with appropriate technical qualifications.

Contact: Peter Maurer, Planning Services (530) 621-5355

Meetings: PAWTAC standing meetings are the first Monday of the Month, at 2:00 p.m. Meetings stand unless cancelled. Meetings are subject to the Brown Act and are open to the public.

Meeting Location: 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, Building C, Conference Room 208 (second floor, check in at DOT front desk)

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Plant and Wildlife Technical Advisory Committee Members
Member Name Organization Role Meeting Schedule
Alan Ehrgott / Elena DeLacy (Alternate) American River Conservancy Biologist/Administration

01-03-2011
02-07-2011
03-07-2011
04-04-2011
06-13-2011

Jeremiah Karuzas US Fish & Wildlife Service Biologist
Bill Frost UC Cooperative Extension Natural Resource Advisor/Certified Rangeland Manager
Dan Corcoran El Dorado Irrigation District Environmental Review Manager
Ray Griffiths Private Volunteer Ecologist
Sue Britting CNPS Biologist
Todd Gardner CA Dept of Fish & Game Biologist
Valerie Zentner El Dorado County Farm Bureau Administration
Mahala Young Wildlands, Inc. Restoration Planner/ Ecologist
Jim Brunello Private Volunteer Attorney
Jim Davies Jim Davies & Associates Registered Professional Forester



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