Delta Protection Advisory Committee member appointed

Gerry GoodieSTOCKTON, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2024) – The Delta Protection Commission appointed Gerry Goodie to the Delta Protection Advisory Commission (DPAC) on Thursday.

Goodie is co-owner, with his wife, of Wimpy’s Marina Restaurant & Bar in Walnut Grove. A 2023 alum of the Commission’s Delta Leadership Program, he also serves as a board member of the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs (APAPA) Delta Chapter, and is active in the Walnut Grove Rotary Club.

Goodie fills a new general-public seat that was added in September when the Commission voted to expand DPAC, adding a tribal representative and an additional general public representative. He will serve a three-year term.

The tribal seat remains open; applications will be accepted until it is filled. The application form is here.

The Committee meets every other month, and its next meeting is on Feb. 6.

DPAC provides recommendations to the Delta Protection Commission on diverse interests within the Delta, including the Delta’s socioeconomic sustainability, recreation, agriculture, flood control, environment, utility infrastructure, and other Delta issues.

The Committee was created by the Delta Protection Act, Public Resources Code Section 29753(a).