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SEAOC's 3,500 members include licensed Structural Engineers, engineers who practice structural engineering, researchers, teachers, students, industry members, associate and affiliate members committed to improving the safety and resilience of the built environment. Through SEAOC and its MOs, our members participate in code advisory work, receive educational opportunities, obtain technical resources, engage in local and state policy advocacy, and build their social and professional networks - all within the rich traditions of organizations that date back almost a century.



SEAOC is respected as an authoritative world leader in the practice of structural and earthquake engineering, as a nationally influential participant in structural code and standard development and as a valuable resource to practicing structural engineers in California.

Mission Statement

SEAOC’s mission is to be the best structural engineering organization in the world. We seek to advance the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-practice in structural engineering; to provide the public with structures of safe and dependable performance; to give the structural engineering profession the most current information and tools for structural analysis, design, and detailing and for effective business management; and to serve as a respected, leading, and proactive voice in structural code and standard development.