ANSS Committees

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National Steering Committe

TBD (Chair)  
Maximilian Dixon (National Emergency Management Assoc.) Washington State Emergency Management Division
McCarthy, Jill (USGS Geologic Hazards Science Center) U.S. Geological Survey Golden, Colorado
Gregor, Nick (EERI- Research) Bechtel
Gillman, Joe (AASG) Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Montana Tech of the Univ. of Montana
Woodward, Bob (IRIS Consortium) Incoporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Mehrain, Michael (EERI- Structures) Mehrain Naeim International Structural Engineers
Hardebeck, Jeanne (USGS Earthquake Hazards Science Center) U.S. Geological Survey Menlo Park California
Wong, Ivan (EERI Geotechnical) Lettis Consultants International
Chapman, Martin (SSA) Virginia Tech

The ANSS National Steering Committee is made up of the following representatives:

  • COSMOS - 1 COSMOS Engineer
  • AASG - 1 State Geologist with ties to WSSPC, CUSEC, and NESEC
  • NEMA - 1 State Emergency Manager with ties to WSSPC, CUSEC, and NESEC
  • EERI - 1 Geotechnical Engineer, 1 Engineer, Research, 1 Structural Engineer (strong motion)
  • IRIS/USARRAY - 1 Seismologist, Research
  • SSA - 1 Seismologist, Research
  • USGS - 1 Central Hazards Team representative, 1 Western Earthquake Hazards Team representative

FEMA, NSF, and NIST would have advisory (non-voting) seats on the steering committee.

National Implementation Committee

Benz, Harley ANSS Technical Manager (Chair)
Pankow, Kristine Inter-Mountain West Coordinator
Lewkowicz, James Northeast Coordinator
Tobin, Harold Pacific Northwest Coordinator
West, Michael Alaska Coordinator
Shiro, Brian Hawaii Coordinator
Gee, Lind California Coordinator
Steidl, Jamison National Strong-Motion Coordinator
Withers, Mitch Central & Eastern US Coordinator