Head and Vogt GBA Appointed New Fellows

GBA Council of Fellows

Charles “Charlie” L. Head, P.E., P.G. (Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.) and Woodward “Woody” L. Vogt, P.E., D.GE, F. ASCE, F.ACI, F. ASTM (Paradigm Consultants) have been appointed to the prestigious Council of Fellows of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA).

Charles “Charlie” L. Head, P.E., P.G. is a co-founder of Sanborn Head, and in his roles as CEO and Board Chair, he is focused on the successful implementation of the firm’s strategic plan.  Charlie received his bachelor’s degree in geology from St. Lawrence University, a bachelor’s  degree in civil engineering from the University of New  Hampshire, and a master’s degree in  civil  and  groundwater engineering from Colorado State University.

Mr. Head served as GBA’s President during the 2017-2018 fiscal year, is on the Board of Directors for Granite United Way and has served on the Board of Trustees of the Concord Community Music School. He currently sits on the University of New Hampshire’s Department of Civil Engineering Advisory Board. Charlie is a 2017 graduate of Leadership New Hampshire.

Woodward L. “Woody” Vogt, D. GE, P.E., is president of Paradigm Consultants, Inc. in Houston. He has more than 40 years’ experience providing geotechnical, construction materials, and investigative and forensic engineering services.

Prior to serving as GBA’s 2018-2019 President, Woody served on the GBA Board of Directors, and was a founding member of the GBA Construction Materials Engineering and Testing (CoMET) Council and chaired the GBA Accreditation and Certification Task Force. Woody is a Diplomate of Academy of Geo-Professionals and a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, ACI International, and ASTM International. He participates in committee activities of ACI International and ASTM and is past chair of ASTM E36 – Accreditation and Certification. Woody has served on the board of directors of the International Council for Certification of Construction Inspectors and is past board chair of the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. He served as president of TCEL/Geoprofessionals Serving Texas and the Houston Chapter of TCEL. Woody received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology (“Georgia Tech”) and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and Louisiana. A contributor to many GBA publications, Woody heads the GBA Editorial Committee and has authored four case histories and the GBA publication “Moist-Curing Room Design, Construction and Maintenance” published by the GBA CoMET Business Council.

The association established the Council in 1975 to provide guidance for GBA’s direction and to pursue other activities its members deemed appropriate. The appointments of Messrs. Head and Vogt were announced during GBA’s 2020 Spring Conference by GBA President, Arthur G. “Art” Hoffmann, P.E., D.GE (Gannett Fleming, Inc.).

Please join us in congratulating Messrs. Head and Vogt for their appointment into the GBA Council of Fellows.