The following are statements from candidates seeking election to the SSA Board of Directors. Ballots and other election information will be sent to SSA members in the fall.
U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena, California
Principal fields: Earthquake ground motion studies, including attenuation and site response; earthquake source characterization; historical earthquakes
When I first ran for the SSA Board, I expressed interest in exploring new ideas for scheduling the annual and Eastern Section meetings, including the possibility of not holding separate meetings every year. While the meetings serve distinct and important purposes, a joint meeting every third year (say) would both reduce...