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Seismic Provisions

The Seismic Subcommittee is responsible for monitoring and influencing building codes, standards and research projects focused on the design, materials and construction requirements associated with seismic resistance of new construction.  The Seismic Subcommittee also provides national input into the development of code provisions through the Code Resource Support Committee, a division of the National Institute of Building Standards, Building Seismic Safety Council.

Committee Chair

Thomas Heausler Heausler Structural Engineers
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Voting Members

  • Al Baysek
    B A Y S E K Consulting
    Region 2
  • Marshall Carman
    Steven Schaefer Assoicates, Inc.
    Region 3
  • Peter Griem
    Summit Engineering, PLLC
    Region 3
  • Thomas Heausler
    Heausler Structural Engineers
    Region 2
  • Ryan Kersting
    Buehler & Buehler Structural Engineers, Inc.
    Region 1
  • Mark Larsen
    Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc.
    Region 4
  • Martin Maingot
    SCA Consulting Engineers
    Region 3
  • Tom Xia
    DCI Engineers
    Region 1

Corresponding Members

  • Jason Chickneas
    Bentley Systems, Inc.
    Region 1
  • Richard Hess
    Hess & Associates
    Region 1
  • Masamichi Ikeda
    LIvermore Architecture & Engineering
    Region 1
  • Chad Kilian
    Black & Veatch
    Region 1
  • Sangtao Liao
    Rosenwasser Grossman Consulting Engineers
    Region 3
  • Matthew McCarty
    Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
    Region 3
  • Dara Naderi
    Region 3
  • Jason D. Perry
    Stanley D. Lindsey & Associates, Ltd.
    Region 4
  • Mehran Pourzanjani
    Saiful/Bouquet Structural Engineers
    Region 1

Industry Members

  • S. K. Ghosh
    S. K. Ghosh Associates
  • Phil Line
    American Wood Council
  • Bonnie E. Manley
    American Iron and Steel Institute
  • Lawrence C. Novak
    Portland Cement Association
  • Jason Thompson
    National Concrete Masonry Association