All workgroups are open to agency and associate members with an interest in the subject matter. Workgroups choose their own chair and vice chair.
Collection Systems Workgroup
Chair – Paul Causey
Vice Chair – Robin Morishita
Scope and Purpose: The collection systems workgroup reviews and comments on regulatory proposals and permits relating to sewer collection systems, serves as a clearinghouse for collection system performance metrics and other data and coordinates with other associations working on collection system issues.
Meetings: The workgroup meets every other month via teleconference.
Air Quality, Climate Change and Energy Workgroup
Chair – Jackie Zipkin
Scope and Purpose: The air quality, climate change and energy workgroup reviews and comments on regulatory, legislative and policy proposals related to energy and climate change. The workgroup serves as a forum to discuss regulatory and policy initiatives, new technologies, funding opportunities and capital projects.
Meetings: The workgroup meets every month either in person, video conference or conference call.
Co-Chair – Amber Baylor
Co-Chair – Mitch Mysliwiec
Scope and Purpose: The regulatory workgroup establishes CASA’s position on state and federal regulatory proposals that affect wastewater agencies, assists in drafting comment letters and regulatory language and provides a forum for members to learn about the latest regulatory developments on biosolids, water quality and recycled water. The workgroup is divided into two sub groups with a biosolids focus and a water focus.
Meetings: The workgroup typically meets the third Thursday of every month except August. Half the meetings are by teleconference with the other half occurring in-person rotating between northern and southern California.