The USC Bedrosian Center on Governance has joined with prominent private and public agencies to boost Southern California’s sustainability and resiliency in the face of a natural disasters. The result is the SoCal Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Initiative, a cooperative set of recommendations designed by academia and the private sector to prevent or minimize the damage and disruption caused by a major natural disaster.
The joint team’s executive committee, which includes retired USGS seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones as special advisor, present its recommendations to the public in this report.
Bill Allen – President and CEO, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
Matt Bettenhausen – Sr. Vice President and Chief Security Officer, AEG Worldwide
Raphael Bostic – Director, USC Bedrosian Center on Governance
Edward Casey – Partner, Alston and Bird
Donald Daigler – Director of Business Resiliency, Southern California Edison
Andrea Davis – Director of Global Crisis Management, Walt Disney Company
Gail Goldberg – Executive Director, Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles
Hasan Ikhrata* – Executive Director, Southern California Association of Governments
Tom Jacobus – Manager of Business Resiliency Plans and Programs, Southern California Edison
Doane Liu – Deputy Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Jason Peery – Seismic Lead, AON Risk Services
Rochelle Silsbee – Government Affairs Manager, SoCalGas
Hon. Greig Smith – Councilman (retired), City of Los Angeles
Christopher Smith* – President, EQC Global
Christopher Terzich – Vice President, Wells Fargo Enterprise Incident Manager
Special Advisor Dr. Lucy Jones, U.S. Geological Survey
Project Coordinator John Bwarie, Stratiscope
Interested in getting involved?
Email John Bwarie using this link.