SACRAMENTO, CA – Dr. Kit Miyamoto was elected as a Chair of the California Seismic Safety Commission. This 15-member commission investigates earthquakes, researches earthquake-related issues and reports, and recommends policies and programs needed to reduce earthquake risk in California. Dr. Miyamoto has served as a Seismic Safety Commissioner for the past 8 years where he has advocated for resiliency increase in California.
The mission of the Seismic Safety Commission is to provide decision-makers and the general public with cost-effective recommendations to reduce earthquake losses and speed recovery.