Members of the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) Communications & External Affairs department brought home the top honor this month at the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) annual conference in San Diego.
CEA hosted a research forum Feb. 1 and 2 at the Sacramento Convention Center, to discuss earthquake-related research with industry leaders and experts.
CEA took part in the annual Great California ShakeOut drill on Oct. 20, alongside more than 10.6 million Californians.
CEA participated in "California's Day of Preparedness" in historic Old Sacramento on Aug. 27, a free annual event hosted by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and sponsored by PG&E.
CEA won two awards for its marketing campaigns and educational outreach initiatives in the annual Insurance Marketing & Communications Association (IMCA) awards.
CEA staff were among nearly 400 researchers and professionals who attended the 41st annual Natural Hazards Workshop in Colorado in July.
CEA's CEO, Glenn Pomeroy, appeared as a guest speaker in front of several community groups and insurance agent meetings in May and June.
CEA and iHeartMedia representatives presented the American Red Cross with a check for $174,850 at KIIS-FM's Wango Tango concert event in Los Angeles on May 14.
CEA representatives – including CEO Glenn Pomeroy and Chief Mitigation Officer Janiele Maffei – were on hand at San Francisco’s City Hall on Jan. 20 to open registration for the 2016 Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program in 18 California cities.
CEA presented a check for $191,053 to the American Red Cross on Thursday, Nov. 5, at a luncheon in Los Angeles.
CEA staff traveled to Los Angeles and Oakland on October 15, to take part in events related to the Great California ShakeOut!
CEA teamed with various stakeholders to discuss earthquake and natural disaster preparedness at the Los Angeles PrepareAthon during the Viva Los Dodgers pre-game event on Sept. 20, at Dodger Stadium.
CEA took part in an event marking the 1-year anniversary of the 2014 South Napa Earthquake on August 24.
CEA CEO Glenn Pomeroy, representing CEA, was recognized as a "Hero of the Community" by the Napa Sunrise Rotary on July 4, during Napa's annual Fourth of July Parade.
CEA received the Showcase Award of Excellence from the Insurance Marketing and Communications Association (IMCA) in June, at the organization’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Showcase Gala, held in Nashville, TN.
CEA's Get Prepared, California! AuctionSM raised a record-setting $190,000 this year to support American Red Cross disaster-preparedness programs in California.
EBB has expanded its program, which offers California home-owners up to $3,000 to help cover costs to seismically retrofit their house and lessen the potential for earthquake damage.
Launched March 2015, the revamped MVP was designed to supports agents' efforts to educate potential policyholders about earthquake insurance, and help homeowners make informed policy decisions.
Partnering with CEA, KGO-TV in San Francisco devoted its morning newscast to promoting earthquake awareness and preparation two days before the Loma Prieta 25 year anniversary. Representatives from USGS, CEA and local government talked about local risk and the importance of earthquake insurance.