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 Business Practices & Legal Affairs Committees Communication is critical to the success of any business. As our communication methods change to include an increasing reliance on e-communication, it is important for us to understand potential ...

Apr 23, 2019

During GBA’s 2019 Spring Conference Annual Awards  Dinner, exceptional member firms and volunteer leaders were recognized for their engagement, support, and volunteer efforts.  In total, over 40 individuals were recognized and four Member Firms. ...

Apr 9, 2019

Aloha! GBA held its 2019 Spring Conference at the Grand Wailea Resort, Wailea, Hawaii, April 4-6.  Participants and their guests totaled over 200, our largest recorded attendance for a conference.  We were joined by 19 first time attendees includin...

Apr 9, 2019

Arthur G. “Art” Hoffmann, P.E., D.GE (Gannett Fleming, Inc.) is the new president of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA), a not-for-profit association of geoprofessional firms. Accepting office during ceremonies at GBA’s annual m...

Apr 9, 2019

This emerging Contaminants Spotlight covers the topic of vapor intrusion.  Although not an “emerging contaminant” per se, vapor intrusion,  or VI, is a continuously evolving field as evidenced by changing standards for contaminants of concern,...

Mar 12, 2019

GBA is excited to announce the  launching of the 4th Emerging Leaders Class in 2019. The Class will include 20 to 30 representatives of GBA member-firms that have high potential as consultants and business leaders.  Our goal is to provide ...

Mar 11, 2019

GBA’s Nominating Committee has announced its slate of officers and directors for the May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020 fiscal year. GBA President-Elect Arthur G. “Art” Hoffmann, P.E., D.GE (Gannett Fleming, Inc.) will become President and ...

Feb 27, 2019

The GBA-Member Firm was retained by Client 1 to conduct a Phase I ESA on a 1000-acre tract of undeveloped land prior to the property sale.  To save money, the client did not want the title information to be purchased from a third-party and instead t...

Feb 26, 2019

  In February 2019, the United States Society on Dams (USSD) announced their endorsement of GBA’s recently published Proposed Best practices for the Engineer of Record (EOR) for Tailings Dams. Their endorsement stated, “USSD views this Pro...

Feb 26, 2019

GBA Releases Five More Case Histories:  51-55 GBA Publications Committee Learn from others.  Don’t repeat  the mistakes of the past!  GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional de...

Jan 30, 2019