Personal Bio (Optional)
Matt Barnard is a Principal in the Los Angeles office of Degenkolb Engineers. Matt has a M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and is a licensed Civil Engineer and Structural Engineer in California. His experience includes new design, alternations, tenant improvements and retrofits for healthcare, higher education, and civic facilities. Matt is the current President of SEAOSC and serves as a Board Member for both the SEAOSC Foundation and SEAOC. Matt is a former Los Angeles Affiliate Board Member and active mentor of ACE Mentoring and was named an National Outstanding Mentor in 2015. He is also a member of the national Guidelines Committee for the Council of American Structural Engineers, a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the US Resiliency Council. Matt is a disaster service worker volunteer through the California OES Safety Assessment Program. Matt also has served as a member of the part-time faculty for California State University, Fullerton.