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Dana Brechwald

Dana Brechwald is the Adapting to Rising Tides Program Manager at the Bay Conservation and Development Commission. She works with regional stakeholders to develop innovative climate adaptation and resilience solutions for the Bay shoreline. Previously, she was a Resilience Planner at the Association of Bay Area Governments/Metropolitan Transportation Commission, focusing on hazard mitigation and longā€term disaster recovery planning, where she designed and managed several projects aimed at increasing resilience to earthquakes and climate change hazards. Dana currently serves as the President of Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s Northern California chapter and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from UC Berkeley, and a Master of Urban Planning from Harvard Graduate School of Design.