LWVBA signature event

2018 Bay Area League Day

Regional Symposium on

Regional Government ~ Winds of Change

Impact of Regional Government on Local Government and

Community Intersection and Interconnection

Key Address: 

Head Winds: Micro-climate Perspective of Regionalism and Regional Governance

Keynote Speaker:

California State Senator

Bob Wieckowski

10th District



Today’s Swirling Cross-Winds: Creation of a New Comprehensive Regional Planning Agency: Where have we been and what’s ahead.

Vision Discussion

“What’s needed, what would work, barriers, challenges, and big ideas.”

Moderator: Matt Vander Sluis, Deputy Director, Greenbelt Alliance

Julie Pierce, Clayton Councilmember, Association of Bay Area Governments’ Immediate past President, Commissioner Metropolitan Transportation Commission


Bay Area Cross Currents:

Historical Bay Area look at Regionalism and Regional Governance

Highlighting League’s Role in this Discussion Since the 1960’s.

Regional “Weather” Forecast – Today and Tomorrow:

A Regional Roundtable  


Roundtable Moderator: Louise Rothman-Riemer, President, LWV Oakland

Each group discusses their group, their role in the region, their challenges and successes, collaborations, community engagement— intersection and interconnections. Moderator will facilitate their discussion about what’s next, their vision for future collaborations, to what could/would work and new models of governance.


Roundtable Speakers

BARC-Bay Area Reg. Collaborative, Allison Brooks, Exec. Dir.

Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Ken Kirkey, Planning Dir.

CASA-Committee to House the Bay Area, Leslye Corsiglia, Co-Chair and SV@Home

Leslye Corsiglia presentationLeague Presentation

Bay Area Council/Economic Institute, Matt Regan, Senior V.P. of Public Policy

SPUR, Egon Terplan, Regional Planning Director

Nonprofit Housing of Northern California, Pedro Galvao, Regional Planning-Policy Manager

Pedro Galvao Presentation

Working Partnerships USA, Derecka Mehrens, Exec. Dir.

Dericka Mehrens Presentation

Laney College

900 Fallon Street | Lecture Hall Forum

Building B (triangle shaped building| Oakland, CA