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Issue #2020-2021, Q2
December 14, 2020
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Ann Kulikoff

President's Message

Greetings Everyone,

As we continue to navigate through these challenging times, we hope that everyone is doing well. It is difficult to believe that we are already half-way through this fiscal year. In previous years by this time of the year we would have already had a chance to hold a few in person luncheons & seminars. These luncheons & …
Picture John Kalish

Public Agency Co-Chair

BY: John Kalish

While working at the BLM’s Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office (1999-2016), I handled issues related to right of way (ROW) grant holder’s ability to manage operation and maintenance (O&M) activities within electrical transmission corridors. From a regional perspective, it was clear that a utility company would have numerous offices to coordinate with to service …
Vincente Villegas

Utilities Chair

BY: Vicente Villegas, P.E.

As we all continue to navigate the uncertain waters of this ongoing pandemic, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) continues to place its customers first by providing safe and reliable water and power. Making continued progress towards a Los Angeles with clean energy and reliable water supply is part of this …
Mya Hamouie

Young Professionals Chair

Maya Hamouie

The Young Professional Committee is excited to host Chapter 1’s first virtual holiday happy hour on Thursday, December 17 at 5:00 p.m. While we’re sad that we will have to miss the annual Tri-Chapter Luncheon this year, we are keeping our holiday tradition of throwing a party! This is a great opportunity for everyone to catch up and see some familiar faces. Holiday cocktails are optional but highly encouraged. I hope to see everyone on December 17!
April Harvey

Pipeline Chair

April Harvey

Acquisition Co-Chair

Acquisition Co-Chair

BY: Marilyn Stuart

In spite of 2020 being a totally bizarre and difficult year, I hope that you’ve managed to deal with the necessary lifestyle modifications and restrictions without serious compromises to your health, safety, financial state or emotional well-being. Many of you are working from home, which presents a lot of challenges such as trying to work around children, …