Marine Invasive Species Program

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Upcoming Events

  • On February 22, 2017, the Marine Environmental Protection Division will convene a customer service meeting and marine invasive species program reporting workshop. The agenda includes information about proposed regulations, reporting forms and ballast water management compliance. The meeting is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Shell Refinery Clubhouse in Martinez, California.

  • March 7 and 8, 2017 - 4th Annual Ballast Water Management Summit
    Commission staff is participating in the summit and will present information about ballast water and biofouling management and marine invasive species program updates.

Updates on regulations, statutes, stakeholder communications, technical advisory groups, and legislation.



Assistant Chief, Marine Environmental Protection
Nicole Dobroski (916) 574-0742

Ballast Water Performance Standards/Treatment Technologies
Jonathan Thompson (916) 574-2276

Biofouling and Ballast Water
Raya Nedelcheva (916) 574-2568

Biofouling Management
Chris Scianni (916) 574-0209

Compliance and Enforcement
Christopher Brown (510) 426-1215

Jackie Mackay (562) 499-6312