1st Quarter Board Meeting 2015

March 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
John W. Wells Youth Center
701 East 5th Street
Madera, CA 93638
Emily Pasquarelli


2015 1st Quarter Board Meeting Agenda Packet
UPDATED 03.19.2015

We Would Like to Thank

County of Madera for hosting our meeting
City of Madera for providing such a beautiful venue
Mid-Valley Disposal for providing lunch and other necessities

Above. Mayor Ashley Swearengin, Partnership Chair, (left), and Secretary Karen Ross, Co-Deputy Chair, (far right), join the *newly appointed and **reappointed Partnership Boards members after they are sworn in on March 20 at the first quarter board meeting in Madera.

Pictured left to right, above. Back row: *Dan Leavitt, **Andrew Genasci, **Steve Bestolarides, *Frank Gallegos, **Vito Chiesa, **Randy Dodd, *John Eisenhut. Front row: **Luisa Medina, Co-Deputy Chair, *Amarpreet Dhaliwal, **Lee Ann Eager, **Bryn Forhan, *Elaine Craig.

Right. *Carlton Jones is sworn in by Secretary Karen Ross.

Not pictured. *Luis Santana.

Presentations Viewed During Meeting

UC Merced 2020 Project
Chancellor Dorothy Leland
Vice Chancellor Michael Reese

UC Merced 2020 Project: Partnership Board Resolution

Manufacturing in the Central Valley
Jennifer Carlson, Executive Director, Manufacturers Council of the Central Valley

Career Technical Education in the San Joaquin Valley
Mike Betts, President, Betts Company

Manufacturing Production and Green Technology Academy
Lonnie Cornell, Associate Principal
Amanda Moore, Learning Director

JBT Shop and Service Associate Manufacturing Technician I Apprenticeship Program
Pat Gordon, JBT Corporation

A Transformative Investment in California’s Future
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Dan Richard, Board of Directors Chair
Tom Richards, Board of Directors Vice Chair
Diana Gomez, Central Valley Regional Director

California High-Speed Rail and the Central Valley Economy
March 2015 PPT
January 2015 Report

Tony Oliveira, Oliveira Advisory Services