Hayward Fault Tour!

The Hayward Fault Earthquake Tour starts behind the Fremont Community Center and takes a walk through Central Park to see evidence of movement.  Go over the scientific reason for earthquakes especially in the bay area.  Tour is 1.5 hours long and we take a mile loop.

Where:       Fremont, Central Park (meet at the Earthquake Exhibit)
When:        June 6,  June 27,  July 18,  August 15 2015
                Sat.  9:30 AM-11 AM

Instructor:  Joyce R. Blueford, Ph.D. Geologist
Cost:          $15 per person (recommended for adults and over 9 years olds
Sponsored by City of Fremont and Math Science Nucleus

More information

Questions:  email Joyce at:   blueford@msnucleus.org


2015 Bay Area Emergency Managers Conference

2015 Second Annual Bay Area Emergency Managers Conference (BAEM) – “Preparing for the Unforeseen”

DATE: Thurs., July 30, 2015
TIME: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)
PLACE: Genentech Event Center, 1000 Grandview Drive, South San Francisco, CA 94080
COST: $95.00 + $3.37

Organizers: Gregory Jones, Genentech & Jeff Hamilton, Nexis Preparedness Systems/Firestorm

Tickets and event information can be found at: https://2015baem.eventbrite.com

Based on last year’s success we are presenting the second annual Bay Area Emergency Managers Conference (BAEM 2015). This is your chance to:

  • Share best practices and success stories on Business Continuity Management Systems and Crisis Management.
  • Collaborate with your counterparts in the San Francisco Bay Area on their experiences and methodology
  • Gain insight into the latest trends and best practices
  • Return to your organization with an eye on alignment, integration and continuous improvement


Who should attend?


  • Emergency Managers
  • EH&S Managers
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Security Managers
  • Operations Managers
The conference fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.


Let’s Talk Insurance! With Amy Bach from United Policyholders

Join us for another interactive discussion following our very successful April event on Earthquake Risk Mitigation, A Bridge Between Policy and Engineering. This time we have invited Amy Bach, the Executive Director of United Policyholders to talk to our members about earthquake insurance from the consumer perspective. Amy will give us a broad overview of various resources and initiatives that UP is involved in, giving us a good insight into their work both here and in the other states where they are involved in post-disaster insurance, delving more deeply into how UP has been assisting renters, home and business owners in California to be thoughtful and realistic about quake damage.

Please complete this survey to help us structure the interactive session even if you are unable to attend the meeting!

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: EPICENTER, 245 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Cost: FREE for EERI NC Chapter members
RSVP/Registration Details: email chapterinfo@eeri.org to RSVP by June 12, 2015
AmyBach_UPSpeaker: Amy Bach, Executive Director
Amy Bach has been a professional advocate for insurance consumers (policyholders), since 1984 and an attorney since 1989. A native of Brooklyn, New York residing in San Francisco, she co- founded United Policyholders in 1991. She currently serves as the organization’s Executive Director and spokesperson; shaping and overseeing the Roadmap to Recovery™, Roadmap to Preparedness, and Advocacy and Action programs. She is a nationally recognized expert on insurance claim and legal matters, and the author of numerous publications including “The Disaster Recovery Handbook” and consumer tips and guides in the UP Claim Help Library.

United Policyholders (UP) is a non-profit that was founded and operates in the Bay Area. Their mission is to be a trustworthy and useful information resource and an effective voice for consumers of all types of insurance in all 50 states.

To find more information, visit the UP website: http://www.uphelp.org/about/mission

EERI Northern California Chapter | c/o EERI National | 499 14th Street Suite 320 | Oakland, CA 94612-1934 USA | chapterinfo@eerinc.org