Newsom appoints Sattary
to San Francisco Building Commission
Bay City News Service
January 5, 2007
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced Friday his appointment
to service on the city's building inspection commission.
Vahid Sattary will join the seven-member commission that enforces
the city's building, housing, plumbing, electrical, mechanical
and disability access codes.
Sattary is the principal engineer of Sattary Structural and Earthquake
Engineering and has more than 20 years of experience in structural
engineering and seismic design, according to the mayor's office.
Sattary has worked on a variety of building and structural projects
including new building design for the University of California's
Haas Pavilion and San Francisco State's gymnasium natatorium and
"Dr. Sattary's impressive credentials reflect a dedication
to ensuring the highest level of public safety as it relates to
building inspection and structural reinforcement,'' Newsom said.
"Vahid is an accomplished engineer whose expertise will certainly
help advance the goals of the building inspection commission.''
Sattary has a Ph.D. in structural engineering and a master's
in civil engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Illinois Institute
of Technology in Chicago.
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