Compensation & Governance Committee Meeting
November 15, 2023

4:00 p.m.

This will be an in-person meeting, located at
2150 River Plaza Drive, 1st-floor conference room, Sacramento, CA 95833.

Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special assistance to participate in the meeting, notify the Conservancy’s office at (916) 649-3331 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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1. Call to Order of the Meeting of the Compensation & Governance Committee

The Committee Chair will call the meeting to order if a quorum is present. Announcements may be made at this time.

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2. Public Comments

Opportunity for members of the public to address the committee.

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3. Approval of the minutes

The Committee Chair will request approval of the minutes of the Committee meeting of January 30, 2023, open session and closed session.

Download the January 30, 2023 Compensation & Governance Committee meeting minutes (PDF, 133 KB)

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4. Employee Benefits: Summary Plan Description

Annually the Conservancy staff take on what we call a “deep dive” into various areas of the organization, to review and assess if any changes are needed in an effort to check and re-check practices and procedures to ensure compliance with policies, regulations and legal requirements. This year, management reviewed employee benefits. Management engaged Best, Best and Krieger (BB&K) to review the entire benefits package the Conservancy offers its employees. BB&K noted the only aspect of health insurance, the retirement plan and all other benefit elements needed was a Summary Plan Description (SPD). The SPD is a compilation of all employee benefits into one over-arching document. The SPD that resulted from BB&K’s recommendation is presented for committee review. Management requests the committee recommend Board approval of the SPD.

Download the Conservancy’s Summary Plan Description (PDF, 576 KB)

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5. Whistleblower Policy Update

The Conservancy’s Whistleblower Policy was last updated and approved by the Board of Directors on August 7, 2019. This policy is presented for Committee review and approval. No changes are suggested by legal counsel or Conservancy management at this time.

Download the Conservancy’s Whistleblower Policy (PDF, 66 KB)

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6. Adjournment

Official adjournment of the meeting.