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 (