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June 2017

John A. Martin & Associates Announces Leadership Changes

JAMA is making adjustments to the firm’s leadership structure. After 38 years as President, John A. “Trailer” Martin, Jr. has turned the day-to-day management of the firm to partners Steven Ball, Kal Benuska, Shane Fitzgerald, Barry Schindler, Jackie Vinkler, and Kurt Clandening. Within this group Kurt Clandening, a 29-year veteran of the Los Angeles area, will assume the role of Managing Partner. JAMA has built a re
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JAMA Staff hosts SEAOSC Spring Education Event

As the SEAOSC Education Committee Chair, Matt Michnewich hosted a full day of structural education for over 50 engineers focused on seismic design and new local building ordinances. The morning session focused on the 2015 IBC SEAOC Structural/Seismic Design manual and included Irregularities & Discontinuous Elements, Wood Frame Design Examples, and Cold-Formed Steel Design Examples. The afternoon session focused
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