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Words are out on our first fall event with Mr. Tim Brick that the spots are filling up fast!

Tim is currently the Managing Director of the Arroyo Seco Foundation, an environmental group in Southern California. He has previously served on the board of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, an international leader in water conservation and on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, where he served for 28 years including two terms as Chairman (2006-2010). His specialties include resource management, renewable resources, public policy, sustainable development, conservation, and watershed management.

Tim has a long record of involvement in social issues and causes going back to the civil rights and peace movements in the late 1960s. He grew up in the San Gabriel Valley during the great post-World War II expansion in the 1950s and 1960s. His father was an FBI agent, and his mother, who raised seven children and numerous grandchildren, was active in community and church activities.

Date: Thursday, September 28
Time: 6 - 8pm
Location: Pasadena, CA

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Coming Up On October 11

Mr. Juan C. Perez, Director of Transportation and Land Management, County of Riverside

Come join us for a student-professional dinner event, jointly offered by University of La Verne, Mr. Randall Lewis, and So Cal ASPA.  

Juan has been with the County of Riverside for 15 years. The Agency has over 550 employees and oversees the Transportation, Planning, Code Enforcement, and Building and Safety functions for the unincorporated County.
The Transportation Department oversees the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the 2,200 mile roadway system in the unincorporated County, managing an Operations budget of over $47 Million and a Capital Project budget of over $125 Million annually. 

Juan received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona in 1989, and is a Registered Civil and a Registred Traffic Engineer in the State of California. Juan also received his Master Degree in Education Leadership and Organizational Studies from Cal Baptist University in 1994. 

Date: Wednesday, October 11
Location: University of La Verne, President's Dining Room
Time: 6 - 9 pm

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2017-2018 Event Line Up

ASPA/CSU DH Student Professional Dinner
"Working for the Federal Government"
With three speakers:

David Poulin,  Regional Veterans' Employment Coordinator (RVEC) at the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL/VETS)
 Evette Rivera, Special Agent, FBI

Glen Banks, Social Security Administration (SSA) Area Director for the Sierra West Area 

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Location: California State University, Dominguez Hills, Locker Student Union, Ballroom B
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

An Evening Dinner Reception Hosted by Our Long-time Supporter, Bud and Denise Ovrom
Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Location: Burbank, CA
Time: 6 pm - 8:30pm

Akiko Yamagami
Chapter President, 2016-2018

The Mission Statement of the SoCal Chapter is: "To inspire and promote public service leadership in the Southern California Region."

The Chapter Motto is: "Where Leaders meet Leaders."

When you join, be sure to select "CA-Southern California Area" as your chapter of choice.