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Susan Gorin 2021 Responsibilities

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Sonoma is charged with the responsibility of establishing policy to guide the various functions of the County and, where necessary, to establish procedures by which functions are performed.

Ad-Hoc Committees

Climate Action

Following the Board’s strategic planning session, the Ad Hoc will refine the Climate Action charter and develop an action plan for board consideration.

See Ad-Hoc Committee assignments for all Supervisors

Countywide Assignments

Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)

A separate government agency established by state law to oversee orderly development of the county related to the boundaries of local governments. LAFCO can approve or deny annexations or changes to these boundaries and can make determinations allowing the provision of services by a local government outside of its boundary.

Meets monthly the first Wednesday.

Upcoming Meetings

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Alternate

SCERA

Sonoma County Employee Retirement Association -  Sixth Trustee Position (qualified elector)

Per provisions in the County Employees Retirement Law, the appointment of the fourth, fifth, sixth, and ninth trustees of the Retirement Board are to be members of the local community who are not connected with County government in any capacity, except that one of them may be a member of the Board of Supervisors, and they shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

Meets monthly the fourth Thursday at 8:30 AM.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

Sonoma County Transportation Authority / Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority 

Sonoma County Transportation Authority serves as the coordinating and advocacy agency for transportation funding for Sonoma County and is governed by a twelve member Board of Directors who work to maintain and improve the transportation network.

Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority improves coordination on climate change issues and establish a clearinghouse for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The RCPA is made up of the same Board of Directors as the SCTA and includes representatives from each of the nine cities in Sonoma County and the Board of Supervisors.

Meets monthly the second Monday.

Upcoming Meetings

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District

Board Chair and 1st District Supervisor required members.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

Zero Waste Sonoma  

The Sonoma County Waste Management Agency, formed in April 1992, is the joint powers authority of the nine incorporated cities and the County of Sonoma. The mission of the Agency is waste diversion required by State law AB939. The Agency's programs include household hazardous waste, composting, wood waste recycling, planning and education.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

See Countywide Assignments for all Supervisors

Regional Assignments

Association of Bay Area Governments

Acts as the official planning agency for the SF Bay region, with a mission to strengthen cooperation among local governments.

Meets every other month on the third Thursday.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Alternate

Bay Conservation Development Commission

Dedicated to the protection and enhancement of San Francisco Bay and its responsible use. Primary activities are planning the protection, enhancement, and restoration of wetlands; protecting wetlands, and balancing the protection of wetlands against other often high priority objectives. 

Meets monthly first and third Thursday.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

North Bay Watershed Association

A group of 15 regional and local public agencies located throughout Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties whose mission is to facilitate partnerships across political boundaries that promote stewardship of the North Bay watershed resources.

Meets monthly on the first Friday.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

North Bay Water Reuse Authority – Sonoma Water Representative

Cooperative program in the North San Pablo Bay region that promotes sustainability and environmental enhancement by expanding use of recycled water.

Meets quarterly on the third Monday.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Alternate

North Bay Water Reuse Authority – Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District Representative

Cooperative program in the North San Pablo Bay region that promotes sustainability and environmental enhancement by expanding use of recycled water.

(Note: No official term)

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

Sonoma/Marin Area Rail Transit – Board of Directors

A passenger rail project located in San Francisco’s North Bay providing rail service along 70 miles of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad alignment.  Provides an alternative to Highway 101 traffic by upgrading the existing rail line and building a new bicycle/pedestrian pathway linking the 14 rail stations.

Meets monthly the third Wednesday.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

See Regional Assignments for all Supervisors

State Assignments

Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Formed to sustainably manage groundwater in the Santa Rosa Plain groundwater basin.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Alternate

Petaluma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Formed to sustainably manage groundwater in the Petaluma Valley groundwater basin.s. 

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

Sonoma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Formed to sustainably manage groundwater in the Sonoma Valley groundwater basin.

Supervisor Gorin's Role: Primary

See state assignments for all Supervisors

Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
Board of Supervisors
575 Administration Drive
Room 100 A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464626, -122.725441

Board of Supervisors Assignments

Appointments to County Initiated Committees

Standing Committees

Ad-Hoc Committees

Appointments to External Boards and Committees

Countywide Assignments

Regional Assignments

State Assignments

Department Liaisons