• 01 Dec 2021




Thank you very much for taking the time to participate in the IEC/OC Board of Directors Elections. The elected members will serve on the Board for the next 3-year term (2022-2024). Only one vote can be cast by a Member Company’s IEC/OC account Bundle Administrator.

Please CLICK on the DOWNLOAD button below to download the Election Ballot.

After you download the Ballot, please print it, cast your vote, sign and date, scan and email the Ballot to or mail the Ballot to the following:

Industrial Environmental Coalition of Orange County,
P.O. Box 61511, Irvine, California 92602

All completed Ballots must be received on or before December 1, 2021, 5:30 PM PST, either by email or paper copies by mail for them to be valid/counted - no exceptions.

Please print it, cast your vote, sign and date, scan and email the Ballot to or mail the Ballot to the address indicated above. 

You can see the Ballot contents in the message - below:

2021 IEC/OC Board of Directors Elections 

Please VOTE for THREE Candidates 

Write-in candidates’ names welcomed, but only vote for a total of 3.
Brief Bios of candidates are included.

□    Mehran Ebrahimi 

□    Elizabeth Zernik 

□    Daniel Chavez 

□    ________________________________ 
         (write in candidate’s name) 

NOTE: vote for three including the write in candidate.

Voted by:

Company Representative Name:  ____________________________

Member Company Name:  ________________________________       

Date: _________________

The IEC/OC Board of Directors appreciate your continued support to IEC/OC. If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the IEC/OC Board Elections, please feel free to contact D.S.R.K. Srinivas at (714) 914-3650 or (657) 210-2432.

With best regards,

 D.S.R.K. Srinivas                                                                                 Chairman, IEC/OC Election Committee

Bios of Candidates

Mehran Ebrahimi:

Mr. Ebrahimi is a Senior Engineer with over 13 years of environmental consulting experience focusing on developing NPDES permit compliance strategies. He provides storm water and wastewater program support to a variety of industrial facilities in California covered under the Industrial General Permit including landfills, wineries, foundries, recycling, and manufacturing facilities. He has developed site-specific water balance models and hydrologic calculations to design storm water treatment and infiltration systems. His experience with water treatment includes treatability evaluations, hydraulic design, data management, field oversight, sampling, and system troubleshooting. He has also led the design, operation and maintenance, and optimization of storm water treatment and infiltration projects.

Mr. Ebrahimi has valuable experience developing compliance documents including Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), Hazardous Materials Business Plans (HMBPs), and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans. Mehran is a California-licensed Professional Civil Engineer, a Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioner (QISP) Trainer of Record (ToR), and a Qualified Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Developer (QSD).

He currently serves as Co-Chair of the California Stormwater Quality Association’s (CASQA) Industrial Stormwater Subcommittee and is the Secretary of the Board for the Industrial Environmental Coalition of Orange County (IEC/OC).

Elizabeth Zernik:

Elizabeth Zernik, ToR/QISP/CGL, QSD/QSP, CPESC is designated by the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) as a Certified Trainer of Record (ToR) for the Industrial General Permit (IGP). CASQA based the selection on experience in the California Industrial General Permit (IGP) implementation, academic credentials, and training competencies of the applicants. Ms. Zernik is part of an inaugural set of ToRs qualified to conduct training required under the California IGP. Ms. Zernik has over 20 years of experience in environmental and stormwater quality compliance. Ms. Zernik has provided construction and industrial stormwater support services to a wide range of clients. She maintains a current understanding of stormwater regulations and the practical implications to a client site. She has taught field and classroom compliance training courses. She is currently working to provide ongoing content support to the IGP Training Team, developing the training for the Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioner (QISP) Certification.

Elizabeth Zernik is currently serving on the IEC/OC Board and also as the Vice-President. As a Board Member, she intends to continue serving on the Programming and Marketing Committees, assist with the website management, and support the Board as the Vice-President or any other role assigned to her.

Daniel Chavez:

Daniel Chavez is an experienced Analytical Environmental Chemist with over 16 years of experience in laboratory analysis, analytical laboratory and project operations, and client services. Mr. Chavez has progressively evolved from laboratory analysis roles into project management, client services, and business development. Mr. Chavez has not only a true understanding of the laboratory processes, but also a passion in connecting people together and to help guide them whenever he can. He is also driven to learn new things through new experiences, which is why he feels that he would be a strong candidate to become a Board Member for IECOC and contribute to the activities of IEC/OC.

Industrial Environmental Coalition of Orange County (IEC/OC) 
P.O. Box 61511Irvine, California 92602 
Tel: 657.210.2432         Email:          Website:

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