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 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
Geotechnical Business Council Publishes “Can’t You Come up with a Cheaper Alternative?”

“Can’t You Come up with a Cheaper Alternative?” is the candidly descriptive title of a new publication developed by the Geotechnical Business Council of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA). In his introduction to the new gu...

Jun 15, 2015
Safety and Your Geoprofessional Practice: New GBA Publication Tells Practitioners about the Whys and How-tos of Establishing a Safety Program

Safety has become a top priority for many design and environmental firms, and not just because they are concerned for the welfare of their employees. As explained in Safety and Your Geoprofessional Practice, the most recent entry in the Geo...

Jun 8, 2015
Joel G. Carson To Succeed John Bachner as GBA Executive Director

Joel G. Carson has been selected to serve as executive director of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA), succeeding John P. Bachner. Bachner’s firm – Bachner Communications, Inc. – has managed GBA since May 1973; Bachner has...

Jun 5, 2015
Getting Paid: New GBA Publication Tells A/E/E Practitioners How To Do It

In an ideal world, design and environmental professionals’ bills would all be paid within 30 days. Recognizing that we do not live in an ideal world, the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has developed a brief but comprehensive g...

May 18, 2015