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President's Message
Friday, May 1, 2020
May President's Message »
As we begin the seventh week of working under stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 virus, the SEAONC board of directo...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
April President's Message »
When I wrote the president’s message for the March SEAONC newsletter in late February the outbreak of what was to become a...
Sunday, March 1, 2020
March President's Message »
Joe Maffei’s presentation on the Challenges of Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit at the February monthly meeting was excepti...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
February President's Message »
The February SEAONC meeting on February 4 will include apresentation by Joe Maffei on “Challenges in Seismic Evaluationand...
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
January President's Message »
Happy New Year! If your holidays were like mine you no doubt went to one or two (or seven) holiday parties where you had t...
Monday, December 2, 2019
December President's Message »
My first retraction: In the President’s message in the November newsletter I talked about the strategic planning efforts c...
Friday, November 1, 2019
November President's Message »
There are two important activities going on in November that SEAONC members should be aware of. The first is the strategic...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
October President's Message »
The SEAONC board of directors and committee chairs met for a dinner meeting on September 10. After brief introductions...
Sunday, September 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
September President's Message »
The 2019 SEAOC annual convention at Squaw Creek was a tremendous success. The SEAONC “A Team” in the Presidents Cup gave t...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
August President's Message »
My husband and I felt the July 4th 6.4 earthquake on the 15th floor of a 19-story building in Sacramento. We both knew it...
Monday, July 1, 2019
July President's Message »
It is a privilege to begin my year as SEAONC President. I lookforward to working with Vice President Emily Guglielmo and t...
Saturday, June 1, 2019
June Presiden'ts Message »
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
May President's Message »
“I have never thought of myself as an architect. By education and by choice, I am an engineer. However, I see no separatio...
Monday, April 1, 2019
April President's Message »
I remember exactly where I was when I first heard about the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami on December 26, 2004. I wa...
Friday, March 1, 2019
March President's Message »
In the last year or so we have seen a number of high profile failures in our infrastructure system here in the Bay Area. T...
Friday, February 1, 2019
February President's Message »
When I was elected Vice President in 2017, I asked a few past SEAONC presidents for advice. Perhaps the best advice that I...
Friday, January 18, 2019
January President's Message »
“I hope I go to Heaven, and when I do, I'm going to do what every San Franciscan does when he gets there. He looks...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
December President's Message »
I was born and raised in Southern California, and I remember in school we would have two safety drills every year: one for...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
November President's Message »
I recently returned from the NCSEA Summit in Chicago. I was impressed that many of the breakout sessions at the Summit wer...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
October President's Message »
At the June 2016 SEAONC Business Meeting I had the honor of presenting Natalie Tse and Rose McClure with the Edwin G. Zach...
Thursday, September 13, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
September President's Message »
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
August President's Message »
I have been involved in several different organizations and associations, and one of the things that they have all had in...
Sunday, July 1, 2018
July President's Message »
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