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Stakeholder Advisory Committee


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 AC 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
  • Samantha Lewis
  • Gary Cole

Domestic Well Users (2):

  • Anne Dawson
  • Joshua Pierce

Environmental Representative (1):

  • Jim Brobeck

Business Association Representative (1):

  • Bruce Smith

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

Cal Water Chico (1):

  •  George Barber

CSU, Chico :

  • Cheri Chastain

Butte College:

  • Chris Madden