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Consulting structural engineer

J. Clark Gribben, American consulting structural engineer. Registered profl engineer, California, Nevada, Oregon.


Gribben, J. Clark was born on April 10, 1936 in Albany, California, United States. Son of Percy Clayton and Frances Jean (Lindland) Gribben.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Nevada, Reno, 1958. Master of Science in Structural Engineering, University Nevada, Reno, 1963.


Field engineer, United States Army Corps. Engineers, San Francisco, 1958-1959;engineer, Jack Means & Associations, Reno, 1960-1965;partner, Means & Gribben, Reno, 1965-1967;president, Clark Gribben & Associations, Reno, 1968-1974;corporation president, Clark Gribben & Associations, Reno, since 1974. Arbitrator American Arbitration Association, since 1975.

Member planning commission St. Mary's Hospital, Reno, 1990-1992. Member GAS advisory panel, 1976.


  • Registered profl engineer, California, Nevada, Oregon.


Chairman Washoe County (Nevada) Planning Commission, 1984-1988. Member City of Reno Board of Appeals, since 1984. Member Governor's Ad Hoc Seismic Panel, Carson City, Nevada, 1978.

Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (Engineer of Year/Reno 1975, Engineer of Year/Nevada 1975). Member Nevada Society Professional Engineers (president Reno chapter), Association General Contractors (S.I.R. award 1992, Design Professional of Year 1996), Nevada State Board Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, golf, traveling.


Married Patricia Ann Turner, August 15, 1959. Children: Stephanie Murphy, Allison.

Percy Clayton Gribben

Frances Jean (Lindland) Gribben

Patricia Ann Turner

Stephanie Murphy Gribben

Allison Gribben