Friends of the Eastern California Museum To Hold First-ever Webinar On March 19, 2022

 

Join  Friends of the Eastern California Museum, for our first-ever webinar! This event is held in lieu of our annual meeting.  The annual meeting, usually a potluck held in March, was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Given the ongoing situation and Inyo County directives, our Board determined it is safer to continue to remain distanced. But we don’t want to hold off on our popular presentations!

So we invite you to join us on March 19, 2022 at 3 p.m. for a Zoom presentation by Cynthia
Pridmore titled Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence 2019 – Insights from the California
Earthquake Clearinghouse.

Please email us at [email protected] to reserve your spot. We will send you the link closer to the
date.

About our speaker
Cindy Pridmore has been an engineering geologist with the California Geological Survey for
over 30 years. As part of the State of California geotechnical earthquake and tsunami
response, she has participated in post-event scientific data collection to better understand
events that have affected California, including the 2014 Napa earthquake and the recent 2019
Ridgecrest earthquakes.

She was appointed Chair of the California Earthquake Clearinghouse in February 2019. She
works closely with the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services on earthquake, tsunami, and
volcanic hazards. She serves on the national and state communication, education, and
outreach committees for the US West Coast ShakeAlert earthquake early warning program.

Cindy and her husband Gary, also a geologist, consider Independence their second home.
Gary grew up in Independence and his family has resided in the Owens Valley for several
generations.

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