J. David Rogers, PhD. Consulting Engineer and Hasselman Chair of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri at Rolla. Author, A Man, A Dam and a Disaster: Mulholland and the St. Francis Dam (1995)
Henry Petroski, PhD. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and Chairman, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University. Author of To Engineer is Human (1982) and Design Paradigms (1994).
Kevin Starr, PhD. California State Librarian. Author of six volume history of California.
Abraham Hoffman, PhD. Professor of History, Los Angeles Valley College. Author of Vision or Villainy: Origins of the Owens Valley-Los Angeles Water Controversy (1981)
Charles Johnson, Librarian and Archivist at the Ventura Museum of History and Art and editor of the Ventura Country Historical Society Quarterly