GBA Photo Contest Winners Announced

GBA is committed to promoting the value of geoprofessionals and for our 2020  photo contest we asked Members to share: “How do you depict the day in the life of a Geoprofessional?”

The photos below capture our members in field activities, meeting with colleagues and clients, and observing safety in some amazing locations.


All winners receive prizes. Thank you to all who submitted photos.

And the winners are:

Grand Prize Winner

Photographer:       Spencer Ambauen, P.E. (Aspect Consulting)

Description:           Overseeing installation of 175 pier piles at iconic Seattle waterfront  Pier 62.

Spencer will receive a $100 gift card, winner’s plaque and be recognized during GBA’s 2020 Fall Conference.

Overall Runner-Up Winner

Photographer:       Undisclosed, (Inberg-Miller Engineers)

Description:           Subsurface exploration at one of three proposed wind farm observation towers, Hanna, WY.

Overall Second Runner-Up Winner

Photographer:       Justin Maffey, E.I. (GeoProfessional Innovation Corporation)

Description:           Step to Butte State Park Road Improvements, Whitman County, WA

Geotechnical Category Winner

Photographer:       Stacy Ziegler, P.E. (Duffield Associates)

Description:           Restoration of the Eleutherian Mills Dam and Millrace, Wilmington, DE

Environmental Category Winner

Photographer:       Taylor Dayton, P.E.(Aspect Consulting)

Description:           Water level monitoring at the Icicle Basin Watershed Project in Leavenworth, WA

Construction Materials Testing and Inspection Category Winner

Photographer:       Undisclosed, (Inberg-Miller Engineers)

Description:           IBC Special Inspection, Sweetwater County School District #1, Farson, WY

Safe Working Practices Category Winner

Photographer:       Undisclosed, (Inberg-Miller Engineers)

Description:           Level C Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at contaminated soil stockpile for sample collection at Casper, WY.

Client Collaboration Category Winner

Photographer:       Matthew von der Ahe, LEG (Aspect Consulting)

Description:           Discussing site conditions with teaming partners before ahead of field work at former dry cleaner site cleanup in Longview, WA.