California Seismic Safety Commission
Governor Jerry Brown Director of California Seismic Safety Commission, Richard McCarthy
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SEISMIC SAFETY COMMISSION 1755 Creekside Oaks Drive,
Suite 100, Sacramento,
California 95833-3637
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Sheriff Ian Parkinson Sheriff Ian Parkinson City/County 5/15/19
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Kit Miyamoto
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David Rabbitt
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Greg Beroza
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Fuad Sweiss
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Ken Cooley Ken Cooley Assembly member
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Tracy Johnson Tracy Johnson
Public Utility 5/15/19



Richard McCarthy Richard "Dick" McCarthy Executive Director
Sue Celli Sue Celli Executive Secretary
Bob Anderson Robert "Bob" Anderson Senior Engineering Geologist
Fred Turner Fred Turner Structural Engineer
Henry Reyes Henry Reyes Special Projects Manager
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