2013 Annual Meeting

2013 Annual Meeting

September 25 - 27, 2013
The Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, South Lake Tahoe, CA (El Dorado County)

RCRC's 2013 Annual Meeting was held in El Dorado County at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel September 25 - 27, featuring experts and panels discussing a wide range of topics related to California's counties, including:

- Criminal Intelligence: California's Response to Terrorism

- Sparking the Discussion: Current California Fire Tactics and What Can be Done Better in the Future

- Healthcare in 2014: How the Affordable Care Act Impacts Families and Small Business Owners

- A One-Party State?

- Navigating Your Message in Washington, D.C.

- Lakes, Mountains, Deserts, and Forests: How Rural Counties Can Best Capitalize on Their Tourism Potential

- California's Continually Changing Political Landscape

- State Board of Equalization 101

- Reporting on the Environment: How the Urban Media Cover Rural Natural Resource Issues

Many of the panels featured presentations, which can be accessed below.  Additionally, as requested, contact information for Paul Rogers (San Jose Mercury News) and Jim Carlton (Wall Street Journal) from the "Reporting on the Environment" panel can be found below.

2013 Annual Meeting presentations:

2010 Strategic Fire Plan for California

George "YG" Gentry

Executive Officer, Board of Forestry and Fire Protection

CAL FIRE Presentation

Andy McMurry

Deputy Director, CAL FIRE

USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Presentation

Jeanne Wade Evans

Deputy Regional Forester, Pacific Southwest Region U.S. Forest Service

National Forests of the Pacific Southwest Region

Barnie Gyant

Deputy Regional Forester, Pacific Southwest Region U.S. Forest Service

Covered California: Region 1 - Northern California Counties

Diane Stanton

Deputy Director of External Affairs, Covered California


Jim Carlton, Wall Street Journal


Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News