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Jo Michael

Jo Michael
Year Graduated: 2012
Title: Legislative Manager, Equality California
Area of Practice: Capital Lawyering

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California High-Speed Rail

October 17, 2012

California High Speed Rail — An infrastructure case study


Dan Richard, Chairperson of the High-Speed Rail Authority


Will Regulatory Challenges Sidetrack California’s Major Infrastructure Initiatives?

California High Speed Rail — An infrastructure case study


Registration at 11:30 a.m.
Lunch & Presentation from noon to 1 p.m.


Sutter Club
1220 Ninth St.
Sacramento, CA  95814


$20 per person


Dan Richard has been involved in key public policy issues for more than three decades. He is currently the Chairperson of the California High Speed Rail Authority. As president of BART’s Board of Directors, he led efforts to secure $4 billion in capital for several projects, including the transit system’s expansion to the San Francisco Airport. Richard also served as a senior vice president for PG&E from 1997 to 2006.

Dan Richard

As a part of the reinvigoration of the McGeorge Capital Center for Law and Policy, McGeorge is launching the Capital Center Lecture Series. The Series will host four notable, keynote speakers each year and will take place downtown, near the state Capitol. The goal for the Series is to bring timely and thoughtful commentary to current state and federal issues relating to government and public law and policy.


McGeorge Alumni Office, 916.739.7141, alumnimcgeorge@pacific.edu.

Co-sponsored by the Witkin Legal Institute

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