Red Cross Volunteer To Serve On Governor’s Earthquake Commission

There’s just something about seismic safety that awakens the geek in me. (Maybe it’s all the amazing engineering that goes into things like the world’s largest earthquake-safe building.)

So when I heard about Governor Kulongoski appointing David Holton – a Red Cross volunteer from Salem – to the Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (aka, OSSPAC or the Earthquake Commission), I was super stoked.

This commission has the unique task of promoting earthquake awareness and preparedness through education, research, and legislation, and Holton will serve on the Education Sub-committee. An excellent fit for a Red Cross volunteer who has been involved in both disaster response and seismic retrofitting/reinforcement of buildings (