Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC)
The Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) was created in 2002 by legislation reauthorizing the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The SESAC meets several times each year, and provides advice and direction to the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program. The committee's membership and procedures are compliant weith the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Ralph Archuleta, Chairman
University of California, Santa Barbara
John Anderson, Ex Officio
University of Nevada, Reno
Greg Beroza, Ex Officio
Chad Stewart and Associates, Inc.
Dr. William Leith, Designated Federal Official (DFO)
Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards
and Coordinator, Earthquake Hazards Program
USGS, Reston, Virginia
California Earthquake Authority
State Geologist, California
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Terry Tullis, Ex Officio