2023 Advanced CEQA Workshop


Workshop for Practitioners

February 24, 2023 - March 9, 2023

8:30am - 4:30pm

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AEP is pleased to offer the 2023 Advanced CEQA Workshop, an 8-hour workshop offered for CEQA practitioners across the state in late February and early March! This workshop is designed to help consultants, regulators, applicants, and industry professionals stay current on legal trends and "hot topics" affecting the application of the Law and Guidelines.

The workshop is approved each year for AICP and MCLE credits.

Topics will include:

- Case Law
- Streamlining for Restoration Projects
- Current State of NEPA and Joint Docs
- Tribal Cultural Resources
- Wildfire and Evacuation Analysis


Orange CountyFriday, February 24City of Irvine – Conference & Training Room L-102
1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA
Central*Tuesday, February 28Wedgewood Weddings & Events
4584 W Jacquelyn Ave, Fresno, CA 93722
*Note: This workshop will be starting 30 minutes earlier
Inland EmpireTuesday, February 28Crestmore Manor
4600 Crestmore Road, Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Channel CountiesThursday, March 2County of Santa Barbara – Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Monterey Bay/Silicon ValleyFriday, March 3Santa Clara Valley Water District – HQ Boardroom
5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA
San Francisco Bay AreaFriday, March 3The Wharfinger Building
1 Marina Way, Eureka, CA
Superior CaliforniaFriday, March 3City of West Sacramento - Community Center
1075 W Capitol Ave, First Floor Conference Room, West Sacramento, CA
Channel CountiesThursday, March 9City of San Luis Obispo – Library Community Room
995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Los Angeles CountyThursday, March 9Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
San DiegoThursday, March 9Marina Village -Bayview Room
1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109
San Francisco Bay AreaThursday, March 9Preservation Park – Nile Hall
1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612


Orange County/City of IrvineFriday, February 24
  • Susan Hori, Manatt
  • Michael Houlihan, ESA
  • Jason Pack, Fehr & Peers
  • Ali Tehrani, Best Best & Krieger LLP
Central/Wedgewood Weddings & EventsTuesday, February 28
  • Kristin Blackson
  • Nic Cardella, Wanger Jones Helsley, PC
  • Carey Fernandes, Dudek
Inland Empire/Crestmore ManorTuesday, February 28
  • John Bellas, Michael Baker International
  • Amanda Daams, Best Best & Krieger
  • Travis Randel, City of San Jacinto
Channel Counties/County of Santa BarbaraThursday, March 2
  • Nina (Christina) Berglund, Remy Moose Manley LLP
  • Lindsey Sarquilla, Rincon Consultants
  • David Stone, Stone Archaeology
Monterey Bay-Silicon Valley/SCVWDFriday, March 3
  • Elijah "Eli" Davidian, AICP, ESA
  • George Dix, Rincon Consultants
  • Howard "Chip" Wilkins, Remy Moose Manley LLP
SF Bay Area/The Wharfinger BuildingFriday, March 3
  • Pat Angell, Ascent Environmental
  • Bob Brown, AICP, SHN
  • Nathan George, Remy Moose Manley
  • Ethan "Red Eagle" Lawton, SHN
Superior CA/City of West SacramentoFriday, March 3
  • Chris Mundhenk, Ascent Environmental
  • Meredith Parkin, ESA
  • Chris Stiles, Remy Moose Manley
Channel Counties/City of SLOThursday, March 9
  • Kristin Blackson
  • Joe Fernandez, Central Coast Transportation Consulting
  • Nate George, Remy Moose Manley LLP
  • Nicole West, Rincon Consultants
LA County/Japanese American National MuseumThursday, March 9
  • Marie Campbell, Sapphos Environmental
  • Carrie Chasteen, Sapphos Environmental
  • Jeremy Klop, Fehr & Peers
  • Laura Razo, Sapphos Environmental
San Diego/Marina VillageThursday, March 9
  • Andrea Contreras Rosati, Law Offices of Andrea Contreras
  • Elyse Lowe, City of San Diego, Development Services Dept.
  • Dahvia Lynch, County of San Diego, Planning & Development Services
  • Bob Stark, Michael Baker International
  • Suzanne Varco, Environmental Law Group LLP
SF Bay Area/Preservation ParkThursday, March 9
  • Greta Brownlow, Ascent
  • Matt Maddox, Rincon Consultants
  • Kathryn Oehlschlager, Downey Brand
  • Rich Walter, ICF
  • Theresa Whinery, Fehr & Peers


REGISTRATION TYPEEarly Registration (until 2/17)Regular Registration (2/18-2/24)Late Registration (after 2/24)

Corporate/Agency/Full/Young Professional Member

Student Member$35$40$45
Non-Member Public$245$270$295
Non-Member Private$295$320$345
Non-Member Group Rate (per person for groups of 3+)$220$245$270
Non-Member Student$55$60$65

Registration cost includes continental breakfast, lunch, and printed workbook.

Registration is limited on a first-come, first-served basis and online only; fees must be paid in advance either by credit card online or a mail-in check must be received by date of workshop.

No refunds or cancelations accepted within 10 days of workshop date. Substitutions are permitted.


Contact Lynne C. Bynder, CMP at: lbynder@califaep.org