California and Beyond: Australia, Denmark and Israel

February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero; San Francisco

Most recently, Felicia Marcus was chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, responsible for drinking water, water quality and water rights. Importantly, she led the state board through California’s worst drought in modern history. As regional administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9, she was responsible for environmental issues under the EPA’s jurisdiction. In the the nonprofit world, Marcus was the western director for the Natural Resources Defense Council and the executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Trust for Public Land. In her prior work, she was a private and nonprofit sector attorney and organizer in Los Angeles. She has a law degree from New York University and an AB in East Asian studies from Harvard University. Marcus is also known as a devoted whale watcher.

Join us to discuss her important environmental work and her outstanding commitment and dedication for the planet, the environment, the present and the future.

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