Service Activities

  • Member, National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee, 2017-Present
  • Board, Global Earthquake Model Project (GEM), 2016-Present
  • Advisory Committee, National Science Foundation, Directorate for Engineering (ENG), 2015-Present
  • Member , National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Board on Army Science and Technology, 2015-Present; Roundtable on Risk, Resilience, and Extreme Events , 2014-Present
  • Executive Committee, Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE), 2007-Present
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1995-present;
  • Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 1995-Present
  • Chair of Executive Committee, Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE), 2009-10
  • Board, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) 2009-12
  • Advisory Board, The Department of Homeland Security, Center of Excellence – Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management (DIEM)
  • Vice-Chair, IABSE Working Group of Earthquake Resistant Structures, 2009-2013
  • National Research Council Committee on Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration, 2007-2009
  • Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, National Academy of Engineering, 2002-2008
  • Chair, ASCE Seismic Effects Committee, 2006-2010
  • Nominations Committee, NEES, 2005-2007
  • Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 2004-2010
  • Task Committee Chair, Data Needs for Earthquake Engineering (EERI), 2004
  • National Research Council Committee to Develop a Long-Term Research Plan for Earthquake Engineering , 2002- 2003