Air District Operations

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Air District Leadership

amended2 The Air District’s leaders oversee its operations, support its mission, and guide its approach to managing and improving air quality in the Bay Area.

Los líderes del Distrito son responsables de las funciones y las actividades generales del Distrito, incluido el desarrollo de las políticas, la administración, la aplicación, las autorizaciones, el desarrollo tecnológico y la planificación, así como de proporcionar subvenciones y la información al público.

El Distrito utiliza un enfoque progresivo a la regulación de la contaminación del aire. Al adoptar planes de calidad del aire razonables y apegarse a las regulaciones sensatas (empáticas con los impactos socioeconómicos), las autorizaciones flexibles, la ayuda útil para el cumplimiento y la aplicación proactiva, el Distrito tiene uno de los programas de aire más receptivos de la nación.

Jack Broadbent

Jack Broadbent

Director ejecutivo/APCO

Jack P. Broadbent es Director Ejecutivo/Jefe de Control de Contaminación del Aire del Distrito para el Control de la Calidad del Aire del Área de la Bahía (Distrito de Aire). En este puesto, el Sr. Broadbent es responsable de dirigir los programas del Distrito para alcanzar y mantener una calidad del aire sana para los siete millones de personas que viven en los nueve condados del Área de la Bahía de San Francisco, en California.

El Sr. Broadbent se unió al Distrito después de prestar sus servicios por más de dos años y medio como director de la División de Aire en la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU., Región IX. En ese puesto, el Sr. Broadbent fue responsable de supervisar la implementación de la Ley de Aire Limpio, así como de los programas de calidad del aire en interiores y programas de radiación para la región del Pacífico Suroeste de Estados Unidos. Antes de trabajar en la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (Environment Protection Agency, EPA), el Sr. Broadbent trabajó para el Distrito para el Control de la Calidad del Aire de la Costa Sur como subdirector y ocupó otros puestos de alta dirección. Durante su permanencia en el Distrito de la Costa Sur, el Sr. Broadbent dirigió el desarrollo de varios programas de referencia que contribuyeron con mejoras significativas en la calidad del aire en la región de Los Ángeles.

El Sr. Broadbent también tiene experiencia en la industria privada. En la década de 1980, el Sr. Broadbent trabajó como gerente de Programas Corporativos Medioambientales para el empleador privado más grande de California: Hughes Aircraft Company.

El Sr. Broadbent tiene una maestría en Administración Medioambiental y una licenciatura en Ciencias Medioambientales, ambos de la Universidad de California en Riverside.

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Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer – Operations

Wayne Kino serves as a Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer and oversees the operations programs at the Air District, including the Compliance and Enforcement Division, the Meteorology and Measurements Division, and the Communications Office.

Mr. Kino has been with the Air District for more than 30 years. Mr. Kino started his career with the Air District as an Inspector and worked his way up by serving in the Field Engineering Section, the Rule Development Office, and as a Manager in the Compliance and Enforcement Division before taking on this most recent role. During his time at the Air District, Mr. Kino has led the Compliance and Enforcement Division through the development and implementation of enhanced enforcement policies, procedures, and programs. He has substantial experience and skill in air pollution regulation. Before coming to the Air District, Mr. Kino worked for the US Park Service at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park and at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Mr. Kino earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry from UC Berkeley.

Brian C. Bunger

District Counsel

Brian C. Bunger is the District Counsel for the Air District. As the Air District’s chief legal officer, Mr. Bunger is the principal manager for all legal affairs of the agency, including litigation, legal aspects of enforcement actions pursued by the Air District, contracts review and negotiations, providing counseling on regulatory and administrative law issues, and acting as Counsel to the Air District’s Executive Officer, Board of Directors, and Advisory Council.

Mr. Bunger joined the Air District in 2000 as the agency’s Senior Assistant Counsel and was appointed its District Counsel by the Board of Directors in 2002. Mr. Bunger is also General Counsel and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Clean Air Foundation, and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Air and Waste Management Association. From Fall 2004 through 2006, Mr. Bunger was the Chair of the Attorneys’ Committee of the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association.

Prior to joining the Air District, Mr. Bunger was in private practice in San Francisco, handling a broad range of environmental counseling and litigation matters.

Mr. Bunger holds a Bachelor of Arts, with High Honors, from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Mr. Bunger has been a member of the California Bar since 1989.

Wayne Kino

Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer – Operations

Wayne Kino serves as a Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer and oversees the operations programs at the Air District, including the Compliance and Enforcement Division, the Meteorology and Measurements Division, and the Communications Office.

Mr. Kino has been with the Air District for more than 30 years. Mr. Kino started his career with the Air District as an Inspector and worked his way up by serving in the Field Engineering Section, the Rule Development Office, and as a Manager in the Compliance and Enforcement Division before taking on this most recent role. During his time at the Air District, Mr. Kino has led the Compliance and Enforcement Division through the development and implementation of enhanced enforcement policies, procedures, and programs. He has substantial experience and skill in air pollution regulation. Before coming to the Air District, Mr. Kino worked for the US Park Service at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park and at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Mr. Kino earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry from UC Berkeley.

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Last Updated: 05/03/2018