Structural Engineering Contacts

Who To Contact

The following list of contacts is divided into areas of expertise regarding structural engineering, earthquakes, and other related issues. Following the list of SEAONC contacts, other organizations are listed for further reference. Where possible, an individual for each organization is listed as a Contact for the Media. All individuals listed herein are experts in their respective fields, and are prepared and willing to provide useful and meaningful information.

SEAONC
Structural Engineering
Seismology
Hazard Reduction and Research
Lifelines
Earthquake Preparedness
Disaster Relief

SEAONC

Richard Dreyer, SEAONC President
Office: (415) 693-1600, mobile: (415) 279-0091
Taryn Williams, SEAONC Vice President
Office: (415) 495-3700, mobile: (415) 652-6139
Kate Stillwell, SEAONC Past President
Mobile: (650) 303-7906
Ken Miles, SEAONC Executive Director
Office: (415) 974-5147

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Structural Engineering

Structural Engineers Association of California
1400 K Street, Suite 212
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447-1198
info@seaoc.org
Structural Engineers Association of Central California
P. O. Box 2590
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 965-1536
seaocc@seaocc.org
Structural Engineers Association of San Diego
401 W. Lexington Avenue #12621
El Cajon, CA 92022
(619) 212-5210
secretary@seaosd.org
Structural Engineers Association of Southern California
1105 S. Euclid Street, D409
Fullerton, CA 92832
(562) 908-6131
seaosc@seaosc.org
American Society of Civil Engineers
San Francisco Section
575 Market Street, Suite 2125
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 546-6546
admin@asce-sf.org
American Society of Civil Engineers
Sacramento Section
P. O. Box 1492
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 961-2723
info@asce-sacto.org
Division of the State Architect
1102 Q Street, Suite 5100
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-8100
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
400 R Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Public Affairs Office: (916) 326-3600
OSHPDPress@oshpd.ca.gov
Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission
1755 Creekside Oaks Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 263-5506
celli@stateseismic.com
 

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Seismology

The study of earthquakes, ground motion and related phenomena.

United States Geological Survey
National Earthquake Information Center

Box 25046, DFC, MS 966
Denver, CO 80225-0046
(303) 273-8500
United States Geological Survey
Earthquake Hazards Program

345 Middlefield Road MS 977
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 329-4668
California Geological Survey
801 K Street, MS 12-30
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-1825
cgshq@consrv.ca.gov
University of California Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
215 McCone Hall, #4760
Berkeley, CA 94720
Professor Richard Allen: (510) 642-3977
www@seismo.berkeley.edu

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Hazard Reduction and Research

These organizations and universities perform important research related to reduction of hazards caused by earthquakes.

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
499 14th Street, Suite 220
Oakland, CA 94612-1934
(510) 451-0905
John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center
Stanford University
Building 540, MC 3037
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-4150
jabeec-email@stanford.edu
Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center
College of Architecture 
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-313
(979) 845-7813
hrrc@arch.tamu.edu
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
133A Ketter Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-3391
Seismological Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Boulevard, MS 252-21
Pasadena, California 91125
Media Relations: (626) 395-3227
24-Hour Earthquake Hotline: (626) 449-2631
Engineering Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, MS 8600
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8600
Dr. Shyam Sunder, Director: (301) 975-5900
sunder@nist.gov
Disaster Research Center
University of Delaware
166 Graham Hall
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-6618
drc-mail@udel.edu
Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center
325 Davis Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-3437
peer_center@berkeley.edu
Structural Systems Laboratory
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0085
La Jolla, CA 92093-0085
(858) 822-3273
se-info@ucsd.edu
Natural Hazards Center
University of Colorado
483 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0483
(303) 492-6818
hazctr@colorado.edu

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Lifelines

Life support and utility systems such as water delivery systems, electric power, crude oil transmission systems, transportation.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company
(415) 973-5930
California Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 942873
Sacramento, CA 94273-0001
(916) 654-5266
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Utilities Engineering Bureau
1155 Market Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103-1522
(415) 554-0702
info@sfwater.org
Division of Safety of Dams Department of Water Resources
2200 X Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 227-4644
damsafety@water.ca.gov
ASCE Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Nason J. McCullough, Chair: nason.mccullough@ch2m.com
 

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Earthquake Preparedness

Planning and preparing for future earthquakes and recovery periods.

Association of Bay Area Governments
101 8th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 464-7900
shaky@abag.ca.gov
Ready Campaign
Federal Emergency Management Agency / Department of Homeland Security
500 C Street, Suite 714
Washington, DC 20472
(800) 333-4636 
ready@fema.gov

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Disaster Relief

Agencies for the safe and timely reconstruction and recovery of communities, residential and commercial structures after an earthquake.

California Emergency Management Agency
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655
(916) 845-8510
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region IX
1111 Broadway, Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94607-4052
Mary Simms (510) 627-7006
mary.simms@fema.dhs.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
(800) 232-4636
American Red Cross Disaster Relief
2025 E Street
Washington, DC 20006 
(800) 733-2767
Office of the U. S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
United States Agency for International Development
Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, D.C. 20523-1000
(202) 712-4320
 

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