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Stakeholder Advisory Committee


05_SHAC Charter revised_11.2.20.pdf


The purpose of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SHAC) is to provide input and recommendations to the Vina GSA Board on groundwater sustainability plan development and implementation as further described in the SHAC Charter. The composition of the SHAC is intended to represent the beneficial uses and users of groundwater identified in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

Terms will be four-years (after initial staggered terms), and interested individuals can apply to become a member of the SHAC.

The Vina GSA Board has appointed 7 at-large members:

Agricultural Groundwater Users (3):

  • Greg Sohnrey (term exp. 9/12/23)
  • Samantha Lewis (term exp. 11/14/23)
  • Joanne Parsley (term exp. 9/8/25)

Domestic Well Users (2):

  • Anne Dawson (term exp. 10/10/23)
  • Sam Goepp (term exp. 12/9/24)

Environmental Representative (1):

  • Jim Brobeck (term exp. 11/14/23)

Business Association Representative (1):

  • Bruce Smith (term exp. 11/14/23)

In addition, a SHAC member will be appointed by the following entities:

Cal Water Chico (1):

  •  Evan Markey (term exp. 10/14/25)

CSU, Chico:

  • Todd Greene (term exp. 9/28/25)

Butte College:

  • Chris Madden (term exp. 11/15/23)

SHAC Vacancy Information and Application