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--> Appendix C Biographies of BOND Members. Wilfred D. Iwan, Chair, is director of the Earthquake Engineering Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. A noted earthquake engineer, he chaired the Board on Natural Disaster's Committee on Hazards Mitigation Engineering, and has served on or chaired various National Research Council committees, including the Committee on Natural Disasters. He was chairman of the California Seismic Safety Commission from July 1992 to June 1994 and is a member of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering, among other associations. He received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. Lloyd S. Cluff is manager of the Geosciences Department at the Pacific Gas & Electric Company and is an expert on the identification of active seismic faults and their potential motions. He manages PG&E's Earthquake Risk Management Program. Prior to joining PG&E, Mr. Cluff was director of geosciences at Woodward-Clyde Consultants, in San Francisco, where he directed siting and design evaluations for critical facilities worldwide. He is a commissioner on the California Seismic Safety Commission and has served as its chairman. Mr. Cluff has served the National Research Council in a number of capacities: as chair of the Committee on Practical Lessons from the Loma Prieta Earthquake, as a member of the U.S. National Committee for the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, and as a member of the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources. He has also served as a member of numerous NRC committees, including the Subcommittee on Earthquake Research and the Committee on Earthquake Engineering Research. He holds a B.S. in geology from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Lucile M. Jones is a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and a visiting research associate at the Seismological Laboratory, California Insti-
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--> tute of Technology. She also participates in the management of the Southern California Seismic Network and in the monitoring of earthquakes in Southern California. Her primary research interests are the physics of earthquakes, foreshocks and earthquake prediction, and the seismotectonics (earthquake-producing geological structures) of Southern California. As a graduate student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Jones was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1979 to work for 12 months at the State Seismology Bureau in Beijing. She was the first American scientist to work in China after normalization of relations. Dr. Jones is actively involved in seismological research and has authored over 40 papers on seismology. James F. Kimpel is professor of meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. He develops programs in hydrometeorology and remote sensing, working with the National Severe Storms Laboratory and Next-Generation Radar Operational Systems. He is a past chairman of the University Center for Atmospheric Research, and past chair of the Advisory Committee for the Atmospheric Sciences of the National Science Foundation as well as a member of numerous professional societies and associations. Howard C. Kunreuther is the Cecilia Yen Koo Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is also codirector of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. An economist, he has served on numerous National Research Council boards and committees, including the Water Science and Technology Board and the Committee on Earthquake Engineering. He has written extensively on decision-making with respect to low-probability/high-consequence events. His current research focuses on the role of insurance coupled with regulations and standards in reducing losses from natural and technological hazards. Stephanie H. Masaki-Schatz is a consultant in disaster recovery, emergency management, and life safety planning. She has extensive experience in contingency planning, most recently with ARCO (Atlantic Richfield Company) where she directed the strategic planning, operation, and financial controls for corporate emergency preparedness and support for business resumption. Her professional work in the public sector was in physical land-use planning and community economic development. Ms. Masaki-Schatz serves on the Board of Directors of the Business and Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness and on the Caltech/U.S. Geological Survey TriNet Advisory Committee and is cofounder of the Downtown Earthquake Preparedness Action Council in Los Angeles. She received a
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--> master of arts degree in architecture and urban planning from the University of California at Los Angeles. Joanne M. Nigg is a professor of sociology and codirector of the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware. Dr. Nigg is an expert on societal response to natural hazards and disasters. Specifically, her research has focused on the public's understanding of disaster forecasts; public, organizational, and governmental responses to natural disasters; the factors that facilitate or inhibit the development of disaster preparedness and mitigation programs by local governments; and the evaluation of disaster education programs. From 1983 to 1991 she served on the National Research Council's Committee on Earthquake Engineering. Dr. Nigg is president-elect of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles. Dallas L. Peck served as director of the U.S. Geological Survey from 1981 to 1993, culminating a long career as a geologist with the agency. Among his many positions at the USGS, Dr. Peck worked as a volcanologist at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, where he studied the activity of the Kilauea volcano. He also served for four years as chief geologist of the USGS. As director, Dr. Peck was a strong supporter of the United Nations International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. He received his Ph.D. in geology from Harvard University. Richard J. Roth, Sr., is a retired insurance executive, having worked as a property/casualty officer for over 50 years. A fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, he is a trained meteorologist with experience in many aspects of disaster insurance. He received a presidential commendation from President Reagan and an Outstanding Public Service Award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for his work as the first chairman of the Write-Your-Own Standards Committee of the Federal Insurance Administration. He holds a B.S. with honors from Northwestern University and received his meteorology training from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Harvey G. Ryland is the president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Business and Home Safety in Boston. Trained as a systems engineer, Mr. Ryland has a strong back-ground in the analysis and design of emergency management and public safety systems. From 1992 to 1996 he served as deputy director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Mr. Ryland is an expert on natural disaster preparedness and mitigation
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--> policy at the federal level. He received his M.S. in engineering science from Florida State University. Ellis M. Stanley, Sr., is the assistant city administrative officer for the city of Los Angeles. Prior to this position, he was director of the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency and was an emergency manager there since 1975. He is an adjunct instructor at the Emergency Management Institute. He has served on the Board of Visitors of the National Emergency Training Centers, Emergency Management Institute. He is also a past president of the National Coordinating Council on Emergency Management and currently chairs its International Development Committee and its Certification Commission. He is also president-elect of the American Society of Professional Emergency Planners. He serves on the advisory board of the National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue, the National Weather Service's Modernization Committee, and other organizations. Frank H. Thomas is a natural hazards consultant who formerly served as associate director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Flood Insurance Program. Dr. Thomas is an expert on the mitigation of natural hazards and is particularly interested in the integration of multihazard loss reduction in the emergency management community. He has served as a liaison to the National Research Council's Water Science and Technology Board. Dr. Thomas received his Ph.D. in geography from Northwestern University.
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