San Joaquin River Conservancy Board

San Joaquin River Conservancy Board

 Agendas, Meeting Minutes, and Board Packets

The San Joaquin River Conservancy Board is composed of fifteen members, four of which are elected officials.  The chairperson of the board rotates every two years among the mayor or designated council member of the City of Fresno, the member of the Board of Supervisors of Madera County, and the member of the Board of Supervisors of Fresno County.

Chairperson Bryn Forhan

Citizen Representative

The Honorable Brett Frazier

Supervisor, County of Madera

The Honorable Mike Karbassi

Councilmember, City of Fresno

The Honorable Steve Brandau

Supervisor, County of Fresno

The Honorable Santos Garcia

Mayor, City of Madera

Carl Janzen

Director, Madera Irrigation District

Julie Vance

Regional Manager, Department of Fish and Wildlife

Kent Gresham

Sector Superintendent, Department of Parks & Recreation

John Donnelly

Executive Director, Wildlife Conservation Board

Andrea Scharffer

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Natural Resources Agency

Jennifer Lucchesi

Executive Officer, State Lands Commission

Matt Almy

Program Budget Manager, Department of Finance

Paul Gibson

Citizen Representative


Citizen Representative

The San Joaquin River Conservancy Board generally holds open public meetings on the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings commence at 10:00 a.m. during the months of March through October, and at 10:30 a.m. from November through February. Scheduled meetings are subject to change. For further information or to request a copy of staff reports (available one week prior to the Board meeting), please email or call (559) 253-7324. Most meetings are held at the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District Board Room, located at 5469 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, CA 93727.

Calendar for 2022

Board Meetings

Board meetings will start at 10:00 a.m. except for in-person meetings during the foggy season.  At this time, we expect our meetings to continue to be held virtually. To sign up for an email notifying you when the Board Agenda and materials are posted please go to sign up page

February 2- Board Meeting

Revised Agenda/Packet/Approved Minutes

PowerPoint for meeting


April 6- Board Meeting


May 4- Board Meeting

Agenda/Packet/Draft February Minutes/Draft April Minutes

August 3- Board Meeting
Agenda/Packet/Draft Minutes

November 2- Board Meeting
Agenda/Packet/Draft Minutes


March 2- Workshop

April 6- Workshop

April 6 – SJRC Board Meeting/Workshop Webex Recording

June 1- Workshop

July– No meeting scheduled

September 7- Workshop

October 5- Workshop

December 2-Workshop

2021 Meetings

January 6 Agenda / Packet / Approved Minutes

PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

March 3 Agenda / Packet / Approved Minutes

Zoom Recording/ PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

April 7 Agenda / Packet / Draft Minutes

Zoom Recording/ PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

F-1 Handouts: Map 1  Map 2 Correspondence

September 1 Agenda / Packet / Draft Minutes

Zoom Link / PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

December 15

Agenda / Packet / Draft Minutes

Executive Officer’s Report


Zoom Link/PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

Earlier Board Packets