APPENDIX B

Meeting Agendas

Boxes B.1 and B.2 are the open session meeting agendas for the Committee on Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience. Committee members gathered data through presentations from numerous individuals who represent various sectors within the dam and levee industry. Presenters addressed issues such as the regulations, guidance, standards, historical dam and levee performance, and current safety practice for committee members.



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APPENDIX B Meeting Agendas Boxes B.1 and B.2 are the open session meeting agendas for the Committee on Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience. Committee members gathered data through presentations from numerous individuals who represent various sectors within the dam and levee industry. Presenters addressed issues such as the regulations, guidance, standards, historical dam and levee performance, and current safety practice for committee members. 151

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APPENDIX B Box B.1 Meeting 1 Agenda—Thursday, March 10, 2011 (Conference Center, Washington, D.C.) Welcome, introductions, Dr. John Boland, Committee Chair 9:00 a.m. Sponsor expectations, Dr. Sandra Knight, Deputy Associate Administrator for 9:05 Mitigation, FEMA 9:30 Break Panel discussion—Why do we need this study? 9:45 Mr. James Gallagher, Jr., New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Ms. Yazmin Seda-Sanabria, USACE Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Program Mr. Steve Verigin, GEI Consultants Working lunch—Continuation of Discussion 11:45 a.m. End open session 12:30 p.m. Box B.2 Meeting 2 Agenda—Thursday, May 5, 2011 (Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, CA) Welcome, John Boland, Committee Chair 9:00 a.m. Introductions, brief discussion of session goals Speakers Mr. Kurt Rinehart, P.E., Miami (Ohio) Conservancy District Dr. Dennis Mileti, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado Mr. Ricardo Pineda, P.E., California Department of Water Resources Working Lunch Noon End of Open Session 1:00 p.m. 152