Earthquake-resistant building design and construction information was provided by Optimum Seismic, Inc. at the California Building Officials’ Education Week training program in Ontario, October 14th through 17th.

“Optimum Seismic was very pleased to once again have the opportunity to support the important training being offered at the California Building Officials’ Education Week program in Ontario,” says the company’s Chief Operating Officer Ali Sahabi, a leader in seismic resiliency and sustainable development.  “Building officials play a very important role in making California cities safer.”

Sharon Goei, P.E., C.B.O.

“CALBO’s training programs are designed to provide current information on the latest changes in building codes and other matters related to development activity that enable California’s building officials to keep our communities safe,” says CALBO President Sharon Goei, P.E., C.B.O. Goei is the Director of Building and Housing for the City of Milpitas. “We greatly appreciate Optimum Seismic’s support in making this program a success.”

CALBO’s purpose is to promote building construction which protects public health and safety by supporting legislation, education, and building code development. The organization has more than 500 members.  More than 90 of its members serve on various policy committees. CALBO, which has been holding annual business meetings for 57 years, conducts more than 115 training courses.

Topics addressed during CALBO education sessions include a review of significant changes in California codes related to building, electrical, energy, mechanical, plumbing and residential work. In addition, sessions also address topics such as housing accessibility, safety assessments, plan review for residential additions; and fire sprinkler systems.

About Optimum Seismic

The Optimum Seismic team has been making California cities safer since 1984 by providing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout the state. Optimum Seismic’s licensed, bonded and insured engineering and construction experts have completed more than 3,000 projects. Optimum Seismic’s earthquake retrofit services include work on soft-story multifamily apartment buildings, unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings and tilt-up, non-ductile concrete and steel moment frame commercial buildings. For more information, contact Optimum Seismic at 833.978.7664 or visit

CALBO’s goal is to be the premier resource for all California code officials and industry colleagues. CALBO strives to assist its members as they protect the built environment in the Golden State. Information on CALBO is available at