Who We Are

CREW is a geographically and professionally diverse group of volunteers who are committed to making the Cascadia region more resilient to earthquakes and tsunamis. Our Board of Directors include members from British Columbia, northern California, Oregon and Washington contribute their expertise. We invite all interested individuals and groups to join us.

Executive Director:
Pascal Schuback, CEM

Executive Committee:

  • President: Ines Pearce
  • Vice President: Bill Steele
  • Past President: Michael Kubler
  • Secretary: Sue Olsen
  • Treasurer: Timothy Walsh

Board Members:

  • Althea Rizzo, Geologic Hazards Program Manager, Oregon Emergency Management
  • Andre Leduc, Chief Resilience Officer - Associate Vice President, University of Oregon
  • Bill Steele, Director of Outreach & Information Services, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, University of Washington
  • Cale Ash, Project Engineer, Degenkolb Engineers
  • Charles Macaulay, Chief Engineer, Global Risk Consultants
  • Ines Pearce, Managing Partner, Pearce Global Partners
  • Jim Mattison, Simpson Strong Tie
  • Josh Bruce, Assistant Director, Oregon Partnership for Disaster Resilience, University of Oregon Community Service Center
  • Kevin Miller, California Office of Emergency Services
  • Maximilian Dixon, Earthquake Program Manager, Washington State Emergency Management Division
  • Robert White, Seismic Specialist, Emergency Management British Columbia
  • Sue Olsen, British Columbia Housing
  • Timothy Walsh, Assistant State Geologist, State of Washington Department of Natural Resources
  • Yumei Wang, Chief Hazards Geologist, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Federal Partners:

  • Gala Gulacsik, Region Earthquake Program Manager, FEMA Region X
  • Joan Gomberg, Reserach Geophysicist, USGS