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
Greg Beroza, Ex Officio
Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska
Chad Stewart and Associates, Inc.
State Geologist, California
Christine Langston Powell
Center for Earthquake Research and Information
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Terry Tullis, Ex Officio