Public Service

Member
National Research Council's Committee to advise the U.S. Global Change Research Program 2014

Member
National Academy of Sciences; Washington, D.C. Resilience Roundtable 2013—present

Chair
Housner Fellows Leadership Program; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. 2013—present

Member
National Academy of Sciences; Washington, D.C. Disasters Roundtable 2009—2013

Advisor
Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Foundation's Resilience Initiative with the Rockefeller Foundation. 2012

Senior Advisor
Housner Fellows Leadership Program; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. 2010—2012

Chair
Public Policy Committee; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. 2008—2013

Advisor
Community and Regional Resilience Initiative: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Oak Ridge, TN. 2010

Advisor
National Research Council Study on Private-Public Sector Collaboration to Enhance Community Disaster Resilience 2009

Presenter
World Bank: Disaster Risk Assessment and Program Implementation. 2009, 2010

Consultant
University of New of Orleans: Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology. Ford Foundation Study on Stafford Act Implementation after 2005 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 2009

Member
Working Group on Citizen Engagement in Public Health Emergency Planning. Center for Biosecurity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 2006-2008

Member
Advisory Board. Bay Area Preparedness Initiative. Fritz Institute, San Francisco, CA. 2007

Advisor
Marmara Earthquake Emergency Reconstruction Project. World Bank Seismic Mitigation Project. Istanbul, Turkey 2006

Alternate
Public Finance and Project Management RepresentativeCitizen’s Oversight Committee of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Seismic Safety Program. ($1 billion regional transit system initiative) 2005-2007

Member
Ad hoc Experts’ Symposium on Earthquake Safety in Schools. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. GeoHazards International. Paris, France 2004

Member
U.S. Delegation to the Second and Third U.S./Japan High-Level Forums on Earthquake Policy. Yokohama, Japan (1999); San Francisco (2000). Local government representative for the Federal Emergency Management Agency