California Department of Transportation

 

 

Office of Geotechnical Design Policies & Practices

The Office of Geotechnical Design Policies & Practices (OGDP&P) is responsible for the development and implement all geotechnical policy, process improvements, technical guidance, and business practices.  The OGDP&P is also tasked to develop quality management processes (including peer reviews) to ensure uniformity, consistency, and compliance in all geotechnical products and services.

OFFICE CHIEF
Mark DeSalvatore
Phone: (916) 227-5391
E-mail: Mark.Desalvatore@dot.ca.gov

BRANCH CHIEFS

Structure Foundation & Roadway Engineering

Hector Valencia

(916) 227-4555

Hector.Valencia@dot.ca.gov

SENIOR SPECIALISTS

Geotechnical Engineering Craig Hannenian (916) 227-5703 Craig.Hannenian@dot.ca.gov
Geotechnical Engineering Gem-Yeu Ma (916) 227-1080 Gem-Yeu.Ma@dot.ca.gov
Geotechnical Engineering Ron Richman (805) 549-3385 Ron_Richman@dot.ca.gov