Collection Systems


The Collection Systems Committee is comprised of volunteers from local agencies/districts that hold bi-monthly workshops to share training related to the wastewater collection systems maintenance, design, operations and inform attendees of Federal, State and Local regulations.

The committee’s bi-monthly meetings focus on items related to day-to-day operations, critique of past training classes, plan future classes, provides support and share information to members, and discuss Federal, State and Local regulations.

For more information, please contact the Committee Chair:

Tyree Jackson
City of Oakland
7101 Edgewater Dr, Bldg 4
Oakland, CA 94612-3001
(510) 615-5431

Committee Positions Effective April 28, 2018:    

Chair: Tyree Jackson
Vice Chair: Cleveland Porter
Secretary: Manuel Del Toro
Assistant Secretary:  <vacant>
Treasurer: Tifton Gantt
Historian: <vacant>
Past Chair: Christopher Brown (aka, “Country”)
Mentors: Walter Lunn (Ret.), Lenny Rather, Paul Louis (Ret.), Vince Falzon
Reservations: Cleveland Porter / Andy Dobbs
Vendor Liaison: Thomas Johnson
SFBS Liaison: Dennis Lambert
Safety Liaison: <vacant>
Site Admin / IT Lackey: Dennis Lambert

Committee Members: 
Gordon Times
Rex Adams
Andy Dobbs
Rick Horne
Mark McGrath
Steve Drake
Rick Orta
Paul Seitz
Kevin Dipp
Paul Louis
Mark DAmbra
Thomas Johnson
Dennis Wright
Jeff Cook
Lani Good
Dante Marchetti
Mike Wells
Josh Graves

3T Equipment Company, Inc.
Dukes Root Control, Inc.
Restoration Management
Servicemaster Restoration Services
WECO Industries




Date Meeting / Class Location
January 9th Committee Meeting Restoration Management Co – Hayward
February 13th TCP Workshop (TCP Exam Prep) City of Oakland / Joaquin Miller Park
March 13th Committee Meeting City of Livermore SD
April 10th Committee Meeting CWEA Annual Conference – Palm Springs
May 8th Regulatory Compliance Workshop Service Master Restoration Co – Concord
June 12th Committee Meeting West County SD – Richmond
July 26/27th CS Statewide Committee Meeting CWEA Mid-Summer Conference – Morro Bay
August 14th TCP Workshop (CS Exams Prep) Central Contra Costa SD – Walnut Creek
September 11th Committee Meeting Union SD – Union City
October 9th Committee Meeting Castro Valley SD
November 13th CS Workplace Safety Workshop City of Antioch Community Center
December 11th SFBS CS 2020 Planning Meeting The Englander Pub – San Leandro
Please note:

For the latest information on SFBS CS Cmte training events as they become available, please refer website at:

SFBS Calendar of events:

July 26th  CS Golf Tournament Chabot Country Club
(TBD) 2020 TCP Workshop (TCP Exam Prep) (TBD)

(Dates and times are subject to change)

If there are any topics related to training that you would like for us to consider, please submit them to the committee at:

Local News:Here are some of the highlights from the bi-annual collection system vendor fair that was held on June 6, 2012.