ASCE Oregon Hosts "Unprepared" seismic education event in Astoria, Oregon
The Oregon Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) hosted another community awareness event to highlight seismic risks and vulnerabilities, this time in the coastal community of Astoria, Oregon. Allison Pyrch, President Elect, Mark Libby, Past President, and Jerry Ramsden, Program Chair, were joined by a panel of local engineers and emergency managers for Q&A after a showing of the Oregon Public Broadcasting and Oregon Field Guide documentary UNPREPARED. Fort George Brewery donated the space and equipment to show the documentary. ASCE Oregon would like to thank the guest panel including Jeff Harrington, Astoria City Engineer; Michael Summers, Clatsop County Public Works Director; Tiffany Brown, Clatsop County Emergency Manager; Cindy Moore, Engineer with City of Astoria; Bill Marczewski, Consultant Engineer and Pat Corcoran, OSU, Hazards Outreach.