Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments to Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission for Aug. 29, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Peggy Hellweg, 59, of Orinda, has been appointed to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. Hellweg has been a research geophysicist at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory since 2001. She was a geophysical consultant for Geo Enterprises Orinda from 1995 to 2001 and a geophysicist at the United States Geological Survey, Branch of Seismology, from 1990 to 1995. She received a Doctorate in geophysics from Stuttgart University in Germany. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Hellweg is a Democrat.

Kit Miyamoto, 48, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. Miyamoto has been the president and chief executive officer of Miyamoto International, a global earthquake and structural engineering firm, since 1990. Miyamoto received a Doctorate in structural engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Miyamoto is a Republican.

Sheriff Mark Pazin, 55, of Merced, has been appointed to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. Pazin has has been the Merced County sheriff-coroner since 2002 and has served in a number of other positions in the Merced County Sheriff’s Department since 1981. He received a Master of Science in National Security from the American Military University. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Pazin is a Republican.

Timothy Strack, 41, of Riverside, has been appointed to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. Strack has been a fire captain for the City of Riverside Fire Department since 1995. He was a firefighter at the San Bernardino County Fire Department from 1987 to 1995. Strack received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from the California State University, San Bernardino. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Strack is a Republican.

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