REXPO Recycling Expo

Saturday, March 24, 2018


Registration is $30 per person. Seating is limited. Register here



0700                Registration & Visit Exhibits

0800                Call to Order-Linden Coffee, Green Team San Joaquin Chair

0805                Welcome by San Joaquin County Supervisor & SJVAPCD Board member Bob Elliott

0815-0945      Panel One - Stop, Collaborate and Listen!

Panelist will present on current and proposed policies to mitigate air pollution are the U.S., CA, & Central Valley. What can businesses and residents expect? Our panelist will explain.

  • Kari McNickle, Dibs, Moderator
  • Meredith Kurpius, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Woody Hastings, REI Manager, Center for Climate Protection
  • Sheraz Gill, Director of Strategies and Incentives, Air Pollution Control District     

0945-1000              Coffee Break/Visit Exhibits

1000-1130       Panel Two - RAAPER’s Delight!

Panelists will present and showcase best practices and products that both reduces the cost of doing business and reduces air pollution in the Central Valley.

  • Heidi Sanborn, California Product Stewardship Council, Moderator
  • Brad Contreras, Marketing Specialist, Ford Motor Company
  • Ara Kriorian, Owner, Solar Optimum, Inc.
  • Cary Roulet, Holt of California

1145                Lunch Buffet Opens

1200-1245       Keynote Lunch Address- Samir Sheikh, Incoming Air Pollution Control Officer

1245                Drawings for Door Prizes 


Keynote Speaker


Samir Sheikh

Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer, San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District.  Samir is currently responsible for directing the District’s air quality management strategies, including overseeing the functions the Air District’s fiscal and grant functions that provide approximately $150 million in grant funding annually for projects that benefit air quality.  Additionally, he oversees the Air District’s planning, rule development, technology advancement, air quality monitoring, and air quality analysis programs, which are responsible for the development of the Air District’s long-term air quality strategies and regulations.  Samir was recently appointed by the Valley Air District Governing Board to serve as the new Executive Director/Air Pollution Control Officer upon the current APCO’s (Seyed Sadredin) retirement in July 2018.  Mr. Sheikh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, Fresno.

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