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SDEP January Monthly Meeting

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
  • 11:30 AM - 12:59 PM
  • Rock Bottom Brewery - La Jolla
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Allison Mackenzie
 Chief Executive Officer
Babcock Laboratories, Inc. 


Lab Accreditation in California:

There's a New Team In Town


Last year, authority over the State's Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) transferred from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).  The move had an impact on all analytical testing and environmental monitoring in the state, as every lab which performs environmental testing maintains their accreditation through the ELAP.


The presentation will highlight the changes in the new organizational structure of ELAP and detail the challenges and opportunities facing program as it moves forward. 


$30 for members, $35 for non-members, add $5 if reservation is not received by 5pm the Friday before. Online registration will end at noon on the Monday before the event. Walk-ins with no reservation will be charged an extra $10 and be asked to wait until those with reservations are seated.

Please note that confirmed reservations will be invoiced regardless of attendance.

Speaker Information:

Allison received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and a teaching credential in Chemistry and Physics from the University of California at Riverside. Allison Mackenzie first joined Babcock Labs as an analyst in 1978. She held the position of Vice President & General Manager from 1984 until 2006, when she became CEO. Allison is currently responsible for overseeing all administrative aspects of the corporation including finance, marketing and sales, quality assurance, project management, and personnel management. 

Allison is associated with a number of community service and professional organizations, and has served as President of the American Business Women’s Association and Zonta International, and as President and Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Riverside. She also serves on the Board of the Citizen’s University Committee at UC Riverside, the United Way of the Inland Valleys, and on the Advisory Board of the Water Resources Institute at CSU San Bernardino. As an active member of the Environmental Services Section of the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) she has helped plan and promote the Annual Meetings of this national trade and laboratory advocacy association.


ROASTED VEGETABLE PIZZA (vegetarian) - sun-dried tomato pesto with roasted zucchini, mushrooms, red onions, Roma tomatoes, red peppers, mozzarella and feta cheeses, topped with spinach and balsamic vinaigrette

HICKORY BACON SANDWICH - grilled chicken topped with BBQ sauce, bacon and cheddar cheese, served with French fries

FISH & CHIPS - Beer-battered cod served golden brown with French fries, apple coleslaw, and house made Cajun remoulade



Rock Bottom Brewery
8980 Villa La Jolla Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 


Directions from the North: Take I-5 or I-805 S to La Jolla Village Dr. Turn right off the freeway onto La Jolla Village Dr. Make your first left on Villa La Jolla Dr. Turn right into Rock Bottom parking lot.

Directions from the South: Take I-5 or I-805 N to La Jolla Village Dr. Turn left off the freeway onto La Jolla Village Dr. Turn left on Villa La Jolla Dr. Turn right into Rock Bottom parking lot.

Members: please remember to login in with your email and password before registering to ensure you receive the member price!


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