Speakers

The Planning Committee is currently developing the 2017 Symposium Program. Below please find speaker highlights from the past six Symposiums. If you would like to submit a presentation abstract, please send us a note on our contact page.

 Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th District, California State Assembly

Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th District, California State Assembly

 Leslie Blakey, Executive Director, Coalition for Americaʼs Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC)

Leslie Blakey, Executive Director, Coalition for Americaʼs Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC)

 California State Controller John Chiang

California State Controller John Chiang

 CAPT Bruce G. Clark, USCGR (ret), Co-Chair, California Maritime Leadership Symposium

CAPT Bruce G. Clark, USCGR (ret), Co-Chair, California Maritime Leadership Symposium

 Rear Admiral Thomas A. Cropper, President, The California Maritime Academy

Rear Admiral Thomas A. Cropper, President, The California Maritime Academy

 Captain Paul “Chip” N. Jaenichen, Sr, Acting Maritime Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration

Captain Paul “Chip” N. Jaenichen, Sr, Acting Maritime Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration

 Hon. Rod Diridon, Executive Director, Mineta Transportation Institute

Hon. Rod Diridon, Executive Director, Mineta Transportation Institute

 Norman Fassler-Katz, Executive Director, California Marine & Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council (CALMITSAC)

Norman Fassler-Katz, Executive Director, California Marine & Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council (CALMITSAC)

 Jason Hodge, Commissioner, Port of Hueneme

Jason Hodge, Commissioner, Port of Hueneme

 Brian P. Kelly, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency

Brian P. Kelly, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency

 Captain Tom Jacobsen, President, Jacobsen Pilot Service

Captain Tom Jacobsen, President, Jacobsen Pilot Service

 California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer

California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer

 Mary D. Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board

Mary D. Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board

 Doreen Woo Ho, Commissioner, Port of San Francisco

Doreen Woo Ho, Commissioner, Port of San Francisco

 Controller Betty T. Yee, State of California

Controller Betty T. Yee, State of California

*Note: Titles reflect positions held at the time of their participation in the Symposium.