Delta Protection Advisory Committee member appointed

Gerry GoodieSTOCKTON, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2024) – The Delta Protection Commission appointed Gerry Goodie Thursday 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).

Delta Protection Advisory Committee members reappointed

RIO VISTA, Calif. (July 21, 2023) – The Delta Protection Commission re-appointed five incumbents Thursday to the Delta Protection Advisory Commission (DPAC).

The reappointed members and the institutions they represent are:

  • Todd Bruce – recreation – Delta recreationist
  • Mariah Looney – organization – Restore the Delta
  • Gary Mello – agriculture – J&L Mello Farm Equipment, RD 563 (Tyler Island)
  • Edward Hard – state agency – California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways
  • Sam Garcia – utility/infrastructure – Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Committee members serve three-year terms. The Committee meets every other month, and its next meeting is on Aug. 1.

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

The Committee was created by the Delta Protection Act, Public Resources Code Section 29753(a). This is its Charter (PDF).

Further information: Information Officer Holly Heyser, 916-531-9496

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