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.

Seattle, Washington, Mayor Edward B. Murray has proclaimed October 14, 2016 to be his city’s Geoprofessionals’ Day, because “the Geoprofessional Business Association highlights that the quality of our environment is a fundamental concern of our...

Oct 10, 2016

Geoprofessional Business Association’s (GBA) Tailings Engineer-of-Record (EOR) Task Force published a Business Brief to inform and educate Member-Firms of the ever-increasing levels of risk associated with tailings-related work. The Task Force ill...

Sep 28, 2016

The newest GBA Business Brief — available only to members and free of charge – comprises the GBA Business Practices Committee’s 2015-16 Financial-Performance Survey report, covering key financial-performance issues surveyed ...

Aug 26, 2016

By Laura Reinbold, GBA President (Terracon) “Let’s Work Together. GBA and Geo-Institute are collaborating for our profession.” That was the message GBA President Laura Reinbold took to the first-ever Geo-Institute (G-I) Summit for Loc...

Aug 24, 2016

Leadership is a hot topic of late, with hundreds of writers providing do’s and don’ts for making it to the top. GBA looked into this issue decades ago, and leaders at the time came up with one, fundamental axiom for leadership developme...

Jul 19, 2016

Kurt R. Fraese, L.G. and Mark K. Kramer, P.E. have been appointed to the prestigious Council of Fellows of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA). The organization established the Council in 1975 to provide guidance for GBA’s direc...

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

Laura R. Reinbold, P.E. (Terracon)  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 meeting in Dallas, ...

Apr 25, 2016
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