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SCI conducts live webinars in partnership with industry leaders.  We invite your questions and comments for live Q&A during each event.  These webinars are free and last about an hour.  Don't miss out on the chance to learn from top experts and have your questions answered!


Financing Fire and Emergency Services in California: How and When to Ask Your Community for More Revenue and New Funding Opportunities for Fire Districts in a Post-SRA Fee World


Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to Noon Register

This Webinar is designed specifically to introduce and educate Fire District and Department staff and decision makers to the funding options available for Fire Prevention, Protection and Emergency Services in California. This will be an interactive session providing an overview of the different funding mechanisms available to fire districts/departments and will offer ideas to successfully navigate through the political, financial, legal and administrative requirements for a successful ballot measure

An interactive Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Maria Garcia-Adarve

Maria Garcia-Adarve

Senior Consultant, SCI Consulting Group

Maria Garcia-Adarve specializes in and leads new local revenue measure balloting projects and opinion research for SCI. Since 2000, she has been partnering with her clients through all the phases of new revenue projects and works hard to enable them to expand their services. Whether they need a new public facility or secured jobs for vital public service providers, she is committed to helping people and communities. Ms. Garcia-Adarve often takes on challenging projects where she often develops good friendships with her clients. Her past experiences, in human resources and in the banking industry, enhance her ability to lead some of the largest projects for SCI.
Ms. Garcia-Adarve graduated with honors from the University of Phoenix, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Information Systems.

Valerie Flores

Valerie Flores

Management Analyst, SCI Consulting Group

Valerie Flores has over 25 years of experience working in the legal sector, for non-profit agencies and for school districts prior to coming to SCI. She currently manages levy administration projects primarily for fire districts and school districts. She also contributes in assisting in the formation of local revenue ballot measures for both benefit assessments and special taxes. In addition, she is spearheading several efforts related to the emerging cannabis regulation industry. Valerie brings a broad range of skills and talents to the SCI team. She graduated from the University of Phoenix, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance



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