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- Marine Protected Areas
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- Permits & Licenses
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- Marine Life Management & Research
- What We Do
Main Office: 20 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Suite 100
Monterey, CA 93940
Information: (831) 649-2870, AskMarine@wildlife.ca.gov
Acting Regional Manager:
Susan Golding (Chair)
Golding served as a senior fellow at the UCLA School of Public Policy and as a member of the National Selection Panel on Innovations of American Government at the Kennedy School of Harvard University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in Land Use and Environmental Quality from the California League of Cities, the Award of Excellence from the Endangered Habitat League, and the John Nolen Award for Planning and Urban Design from American Institute of Architects. She is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the West.
Golding graduated from Carleton College, received her M.A. from Columbia University and was a Ph.D. Fellow at Emory University.
William W. Anderson
Anderson is a past member of the U.S. Department of the Interior's Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council. He has also served as a board member of the Grand Canyon National Park Foundation and is the past President of the Association of Marina Industries. Anderson is a graduate of Penn State University's Recreation and Park Management program.
As executive director, Benninghoven worked intently to modernize the organizational structure and services of LCC to meet the very diverse needs of all cities. He was passionate about including the voices of city officials when setting LCC policy and was the driving force behind the creation of a variety of handbooks and library materials to help cities meet their unique needs for fiscal enhancement, economic development, land use planning, and dozens of other topics.
Benninghoven earned bachelor's and master's degrees in political science and public administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He's a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administrators, which includes a worldwide membership of 250. Don served on the boards of directors of the National Civic League, the National League of Cities, and the National Association of Regional Councils, and currently serves as secretary of the City-County-School Partnership, on the executive committee of the Institute for Local Self Government, and as chairman of the California Center for Civic Renewal. Don has continued his interest in city government by working with local officials and universities as an advisor and lecturer.
Caldwell is currently on the Advisory Council for San Francisco Baykeeper and previously served on the boards of the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee, the Coyote Creek Riparian Station and the City of Saratoga Planning Commission.
Caldwell is a member of the California State Bar and the American Bar Association. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law School.
Reheis-Boyd was appointed by the Governor as a California petroleum industry representative on the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and is a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Natural Resources and Policy Committee. She has chaired the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Air Quality Committee, and was past president of the Sacramento chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association. She has also served as past president of the Kern County Chapter of the American Lung Association, and is a past recipient of the Bureau of Land Management's State Director's Oil and Gas Award for Special Achievement. She is a graduate of the Bakersfield and California Leadership Programs.
Reheis-Boyd received her bachelor's of science degree in natural resource management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and pursued her post-graduate studies in environmental engineering at the University of Southern California.