The Sacramento Branch is pleased to host a presentation by Americorps CivicSpark and their program for integrated groundwater projects under CivicSpark’s Local Government Commission (LGC). The LCC is a non-profit organization that works to build livable communities and local leadership nationwide. The presentation will provide an overview of the LGC in action and present three past CivicSpark projects:
- Valley Groundwater Sustainability Plan Development
- Promoting Stormwater Capture for Groundwater Sustainability Planning Efforts
- SGMA Preparation and Stakeholder Engagement in Merced County and the Delta-Mendota Subbasin.
Each project will be presented by a current CivicSpark Fellow or Fellow Alumni. Fun Fact: Marina Deligiannis, our 2021 Vice President is a CivicSpark Fellow Alumna.
Atley Keller serves as a Project Manager for LGC’s water program. She joined LGC in 2016 as a Project Coordinator. She serves as the lead for several integrative water projects at LGC. Atley has a passion for California water issues and has previously worked on water quality and watershed management projects at an environmental consulting firm. Atley graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, emphasizing in water management. She received a Masters of Natural Resources from Oregon State University, specializing in Water Conflict Management and Transformation.