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About the Air District

Committees

About the Air District

The Board of Directors has 12 standing committees that assist the Air District in its mission to improve air quality.

Ad Hoc Building Oversight Committee

 

Ad Hoc Refinery Oversight Committee

In recognition of the concerns of the public and non-governmental organizations regarding refinery matters, the complexity of refinery facilities and their operations, and the need for a broader range of Board of Directors members to understand these topics in depth, this committee reviews Air District policies and programs related to Bay Area Refineries. The Committee also serves to keep the Board informed on staff permitting decisions by receiving informational updates on projects at these facilities and advises the Board on the Air District’s position on all regulations that affect Bay Area Refineries.

Bay Area Regional Collaborative

This committee coordinates regional planning efforts of regional agencies in the Bay Area pursuant to SB 375.

Budget & Finance Committee

This committee prepares the Air District’s annual budget and presents budget recommendations to the Board of Directors. The committee evaluates the District’s goals and objectives, and may recommend changes to the Board. The committee also approves financial, procurement, insurance, and related policies proposed by the Executive Officer.

Climate Protection Committee

This committee reviews the Air District’s climate protection policies, activities, and funding, and makes applicable recommendations to the Board of Directors. The committee stays informed on current and proposed climate protection actions by local, regional, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations.

Executive Committee

This committee reviews Air District policies and activities when the Board of Directors is not in session. With input from District officers, the committee adopts and refines District policies and programs, within the Board’s typical parameters. The committee also defines policies for the District’s officers.

Legislative Committee

This committee reviews and recommends legislative proposals for the Air District, and the District’s position on all proposed laws that affects it. The committee stays informed on pending legislation and meets with policymakers as needed.

Mobile Source Committee

This committee reviews and recommends District policies and positions on transportation planning and funding, on-road and off-road mobile sources, and mobile source fuels. The committee stays informed on current and proposed actions by local, regional, state, and federal agencies related to mobile source emissions.