Douglas Bosco — Chairman

Douglas H. Bosco was appointed to the State Coastal Conservancy by Governor Gray Davis in November 2003, and has served as its Chairman since November 2004. Mr. Bosco served as a Member of the United States House of Representatives (1982-1990), representing California’s First District, which stretches from Sonoma County to the Oregon border. A lifelong advocate of fishery and natural resource conservation, Mr. Bosco authored the California Wilderness Act, the Smith River National Recreation Area Act, the Klamath-Trinity River Restoration Act, the Hoopa-Yurok Settlement Act and the Laguna de Santa Rosa National Wildlife Preserve Act. As a Member of the California Legislature (1978-82), Mr. Bosco authored a number of environmental measures, including the California Renewable Resources Investment Act. He is a past member of the California Industrial Welfare Commission, and sits on a number of charitable boards. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. He practices law with the San Francisco firm, Hanson Bridgett. Mr. Bosco resides in Santa Rosa with his wife, Gayle, and two children, John and Cassie.

SCC/OPC Project Viewer

SCC Project Viewer

Latest News

  • Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting in Carmel – December 3, 2015
    Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chair Sara Ramirez Giroux (Public Member) Ann Notthoff (Public Member) Peter Sadowski (Public Member) John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated) Steve Kinsey, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch (Designated) Michael Cohen, Director, Department of Finance; Karen Finn (Designated) Senate Representatives Benjamin Allen (District 26) Anthony Cannella (District 12) Jerry […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Public...)
  • Initial 100 Year CoSMoS Results Released!
    We are pleased to announce that the initial 100 year storm results from the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) are now available for download for the Los Angeles region. The Coastal Conservancy funded this project to provide the most complete information on the likely impacts of storms, combined with other factors such as tides, […] (Read more on Initial 100 Year...)
  • Job Announcement: Chief Counsel I CEA position
    Final Filing Date: November 20, 2015 The State Coastal Conservancy is pleased to announce a job opening for its Chief Counsel I CEA position. Please see the job announcement for the job description and how to apply. (Read more on Job Announcement: Chief...)
  • Proposition 1 Grants
    The Coastal Conservancy announces Round 2 of its grant program using Proposition 1 bond funds. For this second competitive grant round, the Conservancy invites project proposals that will protect and enhance anadromous fish habitat. Link to the complete Proposal Solicitation.  A Word version of the application is available here. Proposals for Round 2 are due […] (Read more on Proposition 1 Grants...)
Coastal Conservancy on FaceBook Coastal Conservancy on Twitter Coastal Conservancy on Instagram Coastal Conservancy Email List Sign up and Stay Informed!