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Speakers and Events

To schedule a speaker or to have us participate in your next event, please contact Mary-Joy Coburn, Director of Community Affairs, at 562-944-9656 or email

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Please provide at least a two week notice so that we can better accommodate your requests.

Possible events and speaking opportunities:

  • City council meetings
  • Neighborhood watch groups
  • Service organizations
  • Vector Field Safety Training for businesses impacted by mosquitoes and other vectors
  • Community events such as fairs and concerts in the park

Topics We Cover:

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  • Mosquitoes and our Urban Environment
  • What’s the big deal about West Nile virus?
  • How Invasive Mosquitoes are Changing Our Way of Life
  • A Mosquito-free Yard
  • What is Vector Control?