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Junket Watch

JUNKET:    a: a festive social affair b:: trip, journey; especially : a trip made by an official at public expense

Information provided by agency clerks or other reliable sources. Oral or written reports, if any, are linked to the name of the attendee(s). We make every effort to be accurate and welcome corrections and additions!

Expense Documents

2013

  • HELIX WATER DISTRICT
  • GROSSMONT HEALTHCARE DISTRICT
  • LOCAL SCHOOLS
  • CITY OF LA MESA

Mar 14-17   LGC Ahwahnee Conference

Yosemite Valley, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

Feb 6-8   SANDAG 2013 Board Of Directors Retreat

Barona Casino Resort, Lakeside, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

Jan 31-Feb 2   CA Climate Action Planning Conference for Experts & Professionals

San Luis Obispo, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

2012

  • HELIX WATER DISTRICT

May 6-10   ACWA 2012 Spring Conference

Monterey, California

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse, Richard Smith, Kathleen Hedberg, DeAna Verbeke

April 10   MWD Water Rate Meeting

Los Angeles, California

Attendee(s): John Linden, DeAna Verbeke

March 15   ACWA Groundwater Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Richard Smith

February 8-10   Urban Water Institute 2012 Spring Conference

Palm Springs, California

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse, DeAna Verbeke

  • LOCAL SCHOOLS

May 4-6    CCLC Annual Trustees Conference

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Edwin Hiel, Greg Barr    GCCCD

April 21-23   NSBA 2012 Annual Conference

Boston, Massachusetts

Attendee(s): Emma Turner LMSVSD

January 28-30   CCLC Annual Legislative Conference

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Edwin Hiel, Greg Barr, Mary Kay Rosinski   GCCCD

  • GROSSMONT HEALTHCARE DISTRICT

May 9-11   Association of California Healthcare Districts

Incline Village, Nevada

Attendee(s): Michael Emerson

February 25-29   Estes Park Institute

Naples, Florida

Attendee(s):   Bob Ayers

January 29-February 3   Estes Park Institute

Maui, Hawaii

Attendee(s): Debbie McElravy

  • CITY OF LA MESA

Nov 28-Dec 1   NLC Congress of Cities & Expo

Boston, Massachusetts

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

Nov 15-16   League of California Cities Board of Directors

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

Nov 8   League of California Cities Econ Dev Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

Oct 11   League of California Cities Econ Dev Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 13-15   National League of Cities-Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steering Committee Meeting

Little Rock, Arkansas

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 5-7  League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Ernie Ewin

August 2-4 Mayors Innovation Project

Eugene, Oregon

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

July 11   League of California Cities Econ Dev Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

June 13-16  US Conference of Mayors 80th Annual Meeting

Orlando, Florida

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

May 7-8   City Leaders Institute

Phoenix, Arizona

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

April 11-12   US Conference of Mayors Water Council

Indianapolis, Indiana

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

March 16-18  Annual Ahwahnee Conference for Local Elected Officials

Yosemite National Park

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

March 10-14   National League of Cities Congressional Conference

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

February 22     League of California Cities Econ Dev Task Force

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

February 9-10     League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

January 31-February 1   Local Government Commission Smart Growth Tour

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

2011

  • HELIX WATER DISTRICT

December 13-17   Colorado River Water Users Association Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada

Attendee(s): Kathleen Hedberg, DeAna Verbeke

November 27-December 2   ACWA 2011 Fall Conference

Anaheim, California

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse, Richard Smith, Kathleen Hedberg, John Linden, DeAna Verbeke

November 16-18   NWRA 80th Annual Conference

Tucson, Arizona

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse

October 4   ACWA Groundwater Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Richard Smith

July 25-27   NWRA 2011 Western Water Seminar

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse

May 9-12    ACWA 2011 Spring Conference

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse, Richard Smith, Kathleen Hedberg, John Linden, DeAnna Verbeke

March 30   ACWA Groundwater Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Richard Smith

March 23-25  Water Education Foundation Executive Briefing

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Kathleen Hedberg, Chuck Muse

March 15-18    Water Education Foundation Lower Colorado River Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada

Attendee(s): John Linden, Richard Smith

  • LOCAL SCHOOLS

December 16   CSBA Delegate Assembly

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Priscilla Schreiber, Richard Hoy, Robert Shield   GUHSD

December 1-3 CSBA 2011 Annual Conference

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Penny Halgren, Emma Turner, Rick Winet LMSVSD

November 30   Legal Symposium for Experienced Board Members

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Richard Hoy   GUHSD

July 5    State Legislative Hearing

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): William Garrett   GCCCD

June 22    State Legislative Hearing

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): William Garrett   GCCCD

May 15 – 16   CSBA Legislative Action Conference

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Priscilla Schreiber   GUHSD

May 3    State Legislative Hearing

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Greg Barr   GCCCD

May 14-15   CSBA Delegate Assembly Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Penny Halgren LMSVSD

April 9-11  NSBA Annual Conference

San Francisco, California

Attendee(s): Emma Turner   LMSVSD

April 7    State Legislative Hearing

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Debbie Justeson   GCCCD

February 13-16   ACCT National Legislative Summit

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): William Garrett, Greg Barr, Mary Kay Rosinski,    GCCCD

January 23-24   CCLC Legislative Conference

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): William Garrett, Greg Barr, Debbie Justeson,  Edwin Hiel   GCCCD

January 23  CCLC Effective Trustee Workshop

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Debbie Justeson,  Edwin Hiel   GCCCD

  • GROSSMONT HEALTHCARE DISTRICT

October 10-13   California Special Districts Association Annual Conference

Monterey, California

Attendee(s): Bob Ayers

May 19-25   Government Finance officers Association

San Antonio, Texas

Attendee(s): Bob Ayers

May 11-13   Association of California Healthcare Districts

Incline Village, Nevada

Attendee(s): Michael Emerson

  • CITY OF LA MESA

December 6-8   SAFECOM Emergency Response Council (ERC) Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

November 30   CALCOG Winter Meeting

Oakland, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

November 17-18     League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

November 9-12    National League of Cities Congress of Cities and Exposition

Phoenix, Arizona

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

September  21-23     League of California Cities 2011 Annual Conference

San Francisco, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 8-10    National League of Cities EENR Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 7-9   SAFECOM Meeting

Chicago, Illinois

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

June 17-21  US Conference of Mayors annual meeting

Baltimore, Maryland

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

June 1-3   National League of Cities EENR Steering Committee Meeting

Kansas City, Missouri

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

May 19-20     League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

May 18-20     League of California Cities Legislation Action Days

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

March 17-20  Annual Ahwahnee Conference for Local Elected Officials

Yosemite National Park

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

March 13-17   National League of Cities Congressional Conference  

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

March 1-3   SAFECOM Meeting    

San Antonio, Texas

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

February 10-11     League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting

Modesto, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

January 19-20     League of California Cities Public Safety Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s):  Council Member Dave Allan

2010

HELIX WATER DISTRICT

December 15-17    Colorado River Water Users Association Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada

Attendee(s): DeAnna Verbeke, Kethleen Hedberg, Chuck Muse, Richard Smith

November 30-December 2    ACWA 2010 Fall Conference

Indian Wells, California

Attendee(s): DeAnna Verbeke, John Linden, Kathleen Hedberg, Chuck Muse, Richard Smith

September 29    ACWA Groundwater Committee Meeting

Scaramento, California

Attendee(s): Richard Smith

July 28-30   National Water Resources Association 2010 Western Water Seminar

Jackson, Wyoming

Attendee(s): Chuck Muse

July 13-16    Water Education Foundation Sacramento Delta Tour

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): John Linden

LOCAL SCHOOLS

December 2-4   CSBA 2010 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, California

Attendee(s): Penny Halgren, Emma Turner LMSVSD

CITY OF LA MESA

December 1-4    National League of Cities Congress of Cities

Denver, Colorado

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

November 14-17   SAFECOM Meeting

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

September 30-October 2     League of California Cities Public Safety Meeting

San Jose, California

Attendee(s):  Council Member Dave Allan

September 29-October 1  California Downtown Association 2010 Annual Conference & Best Practices in Forming & Renewing BIDs

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 15-17   League of California Cities 2010 Annual Conference

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Ruth Sterling, Council Member Dave Allan, Council Member Mark Arapostathis

September 8-10   SAFECOM Meeting 

Boulder, Colorado

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

August 26-28    National League of Cities EENR Conference

Gillette, Wyoming

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

June 17  League of California Cities By-Law Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

May 27-29   National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention

Seattle, Washington

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

May 11-14   SAFECOM Meeting

Seattle, Washington

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

April 2  League of California Cities By-Law Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

March 13-17   National League of Cities Congressional Conference 

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

February 24-26   SAFECOM Meeting

Mobile, Alabama

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

February 11-12   League of California Cities Tribal Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

January 22  League of California Cities Safety Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

January 21  League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

2009

CITY OF LA MESA

December 14-15   SAFECOM Meeting

New Orleans, Louisiana

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

December 9-11   National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education & Families

New Orleans, Louisiana

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

November 10-14   National League of Cities Congressional Conference & Expo

San Antonio, Texas

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

October 5   School Wellness Conference

Anaheim, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid (Featured Speaker)

September 16-18   League of California Cities 2009 Annual Conference

San Jose, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

August 20-22   National League of Cities Conference EENR Meeting

Aurora, Colorado

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

July 18  League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

June 25  League of California Cities Safety Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

June 12-16  US Conference of Mayors 77th Annual Meeting

Providence, Rhode Island

May 27-30  League of California Cities San Diego Executive Forum

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

April 19-21   National League of Cities Green Cities Conference & Expo

Portland, Oregon

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

January 22-23   Local Government Commission New Partners Smart Growth Meeting

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Mark Arapostathis

January 21  League of California Cities Safety Committee Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

January 16-19  US Conference of Mayors  77th Winter Meeting

Washington D.C.

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

2008

CITY OF LA MESA

December 3-4   US Conference of Mayors Healthy City Summit

Tucson, Arizona

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

November 20    League of California Cities Board Meeting

Newport Beach, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

November 11-15  National League of Cities Congressional Conference & Expo

Orlando, Florida

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

October 1-3   California Downtown Association 2008 Annual Conference

Santa Rosa, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

September 24-27   League of California Cities 2008 Annual Conference

Long Beach, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Mark Arapostathis

September 17-20   National League of Cities EENR Steering Committee

Plano, Texas

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 17   Physical Fitness Gold Medal Acceptance

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Ernie Ewin

September 10-12  International Council of Shopping Centers Western Conference

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

September 4-6   National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

August 11-13   National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education and Families

Boston, Massachusetts

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

August 8   League of California Cities Tribal Collaborative Task Force Meeting

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

July 24-25   League of California Cities Board of Directors Nominating Committee Meeting

Santa Cruz, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

2007

CITY OF LA MESA

October 17-19   National League of Cities Obesity Summit

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

September 26-29  National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention Steering Committee

Beaumont, Texas

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

September 5-8   League of California Cities 2007 Annual Conference

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Mark Arapostathis, Council Member Ernie Ewin, Council Member Dave Allan

July 25-27   League of California Cities 2007 Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum

Monterey, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

June 22-26   U.S. Conference of Mayors 2007 Annual Meeting

Los Angeles, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

May 20-23  International Council of Shopping Centers Spring Convention

Las Vegas, Nevada

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

March 15-17  Annual Ahwahnee Conference for Local Elected Officials

Yosemite National Park

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

March 10-14   National League of Cities Annual Congressional City Conference

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

January    League of California Cities -New Mayors and Council Members Academy

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan, Council Member Mark Arapostathis

2006

CITY OF LA MESA

December 5-9   National League of Cities Meeting Conference & Expo

Reno, Nevada

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Ruth Sterling, Council Member Dave Allan

September 6-9   League of California Cities 2006 Annual Conference

San Diego, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Ruth Sterling, Council Member Dave Allan

JULY 26-29   League of California Cities Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum

Monterey, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Ruth Sterling, Council Member Dave Allan

May 17-18   League of California Cities Legislative Action Days

Sacramento, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Mark Arapostathis

May 3   League of California Cities Spring Conference

Riverside, California

Attendee(s):  Council Member Ruth Sterling

March 31   League of California Cities Public Safety Policy Committee

Los Angeles, California

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

March 16-18  Annual Ahwahnee Conference for Local Elected Officials

Yosemite National Park

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid

March 11-15   National League of Cities Annual Congressional Cities Conference

Washington, D.C.

Attendee(s): Council Member Dave Allan

2005

CITY OF LA MESA

October 6-8 League of California Cities 2005 Annual Conference

San Francisco, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

JULY 27-29   League of California Cities Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum

Monterey, California

Attendee(s): Mayor Art Madrid, Council Member Dave Allan

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