GBA News

Read the latest GBA news here. GBA frequently offers new resources, issues new publications, and announces new events. Check back here often for the latest updates on these and more from GBA.

GBA President’s Six-Month Report

It has been a tremendous honor to have been President of GBA for the past year. I had a very fulfilling experience and have enjoyed working with the Board, Committees and staff. This past year has been a time of major change for GBA. The tr...

Apr 18, 2016
Extending Credit Is Focus of Newest GBA Best Practices

“Initiating a lawsuit to collect a fee may be the most common trigger to professional-negligence claims filed against geoprofessionals. The slow- and no-pay clients involved all too often use a portion of the amount they owe to fund a coun...

Mar 10, 2016
Reinbold Addresses GBA Leaders on the Year Ahead

President Elect, Laura Reinbold, PE Remarks to Geoprofessional Business Association 2016 Winter Leadership Conference January 30, 2016 Herndon, VA Welcome to the GBA Winter Leadership Conference. At this annual event our seni...

Feb 16, 2016
Don V. Roberts, Past President of GBA - Dies Age 87

Don V. Roberts, P.E., Dist. M., ASCE and past President of the GBA (ASFE) and World Engineering Partnership for Sustainable Development, passed away peacefully at his home in Denver, Colorado on January 31, 2016. Roberts received a BS degree...

Feb 15, 2016
GBA Issues New Report-Review Guide

The Geoprofessional Business Association has published a new guide for the in-house review of geotechnical, environmental, construction-materials engineering and testing (CoMET), and other geoprofessional reports. Titled GBA Guide to the In...

Jan 4, 2016
Two New Practice Guides on Rail Yards and on Improving Student Health Now Available Free from GBA

GBA has two new Practice Guides available free to anyone. These guides have been developed by the University of Louisville Center for Environmental Policy and Management (CEPM) (http://louisville.edu/cepm) and are available through GBA with...

Nov 2, 2015
GBA President’s Six-Month Report

Gordon M. Matheson, Ph.D., P.E., P.G., D.GE (Schnabel Engineering, Inc.) delivered his six-month report to the membership at GBA’s 2015 Fall Conference in Dana Point, CA. In just six months, GBA has hired a new Executive Director, set in...

Oct 2, 2015
Expectations Management: New GBA Publication Gives Guidance about Underpromising in Order to Overdeliver

Expectations management is something that all too many geoprofessionals have not yet mastered. They need to. According to Expectations Management – the newest addition to the Geoprofessional Business Association’s (GBA’s) series of GB...

Sep 17, 2015
Employee-Pocket Safety Card: New from GBA

“Safety Is Priority One” – That’s the key message of a new employee-pocket safety card developed by the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) Safety Committee for use by its member firms. “Firms can print it ‘as-is,’ or t...

Aug 3, 2015

Laura R. Reinbold, P.E. ( President-Elect ) Laura R. Reinbold, P.E. (Terracon) is the new president-elect of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA), succeeding Joel G. Carson, who resigned the position after being chosen to serve as...

Jul 1, 2015