Bay Area leaders from multiple sectors and organizations across the region comprise the Bay Adapt Leadership Advisory Group
The Leadership Advisory Group, or LAG, is made up of a diverse group of Bay Area leaders from public agencies, interest groups, community-based organizations, and academia. The LAG provides strategic direction, feedback on proposals, and leadership in implementing the Joint Platform actions. See the list below for a full list of LAG members.
A series of LAG meetings will be held throughout the Bay Adapt process. You can access meeting agendas, presentations, and materials here.
San Mateo County Supervisor/Chair, SF Bay Restoration Authority
Chair, Coastal Hazards Senior Project Manager US Army Corps of Engineers
Director, Bay Area Climate Adaptation Network
SF Estuary Partnership
Resources Legacy Fund
President, Bay Area Council
(alt. Adrian Covert)
LAG Meeting #1 (May 22, 2019)
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group discussed BCDC’s intention to lead a regional shoreline adaptation plan, review and get feedback on current concepts and timeline, composition of the advisory committee, and gauge level of interest and commitment of Advisory Group members.
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group discussed the approach and timeline for advancing a regional effort, gained agreement on an organizational structure and process, and began identifying specific partnership opportunities.
Note: this effort was called the Regional Shoreline Adaptation Strategy (RSAS) prior to being named Bay Adapt.
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group affirmed the approach for developing a regional strategy, guiding principles, and confirming the process, timeline and next steps to develop a Joint Platform.
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group affirmed working group and public engagement approach to developing a Joint Platform, shared draft guiding principles, and discussed how to define “success” to provide direction to working groups.
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group explored how to embed its guiding principles on inclusion and equity into Bay Adapt as a planning process, a platform, and advancing implementation. Members had an opportunity to share stories, lessons learned, and best practices for Bay Adapt.
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group learned about the ideas generated by the three Bay Adapt Working Groups, which have been organized by: 1) Regional Consistency, 2) Local Planning, and 3) Project Implementation, and provided direction on actions for the Working Groups.
On June 21, 2021, the Leadership Advisory Group reached consensus that Joint Platform 2.0 is ready to advance for additional public outreach and implementation planning.
On June 24, 2021, the Leadership Advisory Group received a briefing on legislation and state budget, explored the path forward on Bay Adapt Implementation, and conferred on next steps for public and leadership engagement.
During this meeting, the Leadership Advisory Group confirmed their support for the Bay Adapt Joint Platform. Additionally, the meeting clarified opportunities to advance shared responsibility and leadership for implementing the Joint Platform.