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ECA Bay Area Spring 2024 Workshop

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Rossmoor Event Center, 1021 Stanley Dollar Drive, Walnut Creek, 94595

Join us at the Rossmoor Retirement Community in Walnut Creek to discuss transportation, communication, and other challenges after a ‘HayWired’ earthquake, to learn about how to get free earthquake education and mitigation resources; and hear about the Rossmoor Community’s emergency preparedness efforts.


There is no cost to attend.

08:30am – Registration and Networking
09:00am – Workshop Begins
12:30pm – Workshop Adjourns




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Dena Gunning (San Mateo Central County Fire Department), Jeff Airth (SFO Emergency Management), and Ray Bonilla (Elevance Health)
Welcome and Introductions – ECA Bay Area Coordinating Committee Chairs


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Fran Gibson (Immediate Past President, Rossmoor Emergency Preparedness Organization) and Tom Cashion (Public Safety Manager, Rossmoor Walnut Creek)

Rossmoor Walnut Creek’s Earthquake Protocols and Mitigation Plans, and an Overview of Rossmoor’s Emergency Preparedness Organization (EPO)


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Anne Wein (U.S. Geological Survey) and Mark Benthien (ECA Executive Director | Statewide California Earthquake Center)
Life After HayWired: Lessons from the HayWired Scenario Exercise Toolkit


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Presenter TBD
Quake Break – review of recent earthquakes in the Bay Area (and elsewhere)


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Mark Benthien (ECA Executive Director | Statewide California Earthquake Center at USC)
Help Us Create ECA Tools & Activities for Your Use!


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Announcements by Participants



ECA Members will be notified when PDFs of presentations and other resources will be available (on this same page). To join the ECA (which is free and open to everyone), complete our simple form at EarthquakeCountry.org/join.

QUESTIONS: info@earthquakecountry.org


June 11
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Private: Rossmoor Event Center
1021 Stanley Dollar Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 United States
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