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    You are invited! GBA’s 4th Friday 40 Leadership Series 4th Friday 40 Leadership Series is a monthly webinar for GBA leaders at all levels to promote professional development, optimize influence, and facilitate achievement. In short, we want to help you to be a stronger, smarter...

May 17, 2022

On April 27, 2022 Kenneth E. “Ken: Darnell, P.E. of Loudon, Tennessee passed away.  Ken was a significant contributor to our Association and served on the Board of Directors and as the President of ASFE in 1995-1996. He recognized the importance of mentorship. During his Presidency, he was instru...

May 3, 2022

GBA and CalGeo Execute a Memorandum of Understanding On April 7, 2022 the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) and the California Geotechnical Engineering Association (CalGeo) formalized an agreement to work together on common goals in an effort to advance engineering, science, continuing edu...

May 2, 2022

Those that attended GBA’s 2022 THINK BIG. ACT BIGGER Conference agreed that the keynote presentations were outstanding. Each was educational, entertaining, and inspiring. Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers too, on your own schedule. These videos are available for all ...

Apr 21, 2022

GBA AWARDS RECIPIENTS GBA is a volunteer organization. Almost all the resources we produce for our members, our contributions to the geoprofessional community, and our conferences are mostly driven by volunteer leaders. Each Spring, during our conference we recognize those that have contributed to G...

Apr 19, 2022

GBA Environmental Business Committee Authored by Margaret Panatera, P.E. (GZA GeoEnvironmental) Reviewed/edits by Daniel Gradishar, P.E. (Terracon) and Victor Barchers, PE (Kleinfelder) 1. What is Environmental Justice? Environmental justice (EJ) involves the fair treatment and meaningful involveme...

Feb 22, 2022

GBA Nominating Committee GBA’s Nominating Committee has announced its slate of officers and directors for the May 1, 2022-April 30, 2023 fiscal year.  GBA President-Elect and Board Chair-Elect, Leo Titus, Jr., P.E. (ECS, Ltd.) will become President and Chair of the GBA Board of Directors  T...

Feb 21, 2022

Recently, GBA created and delivered customized engagement reports to all members to help you evaluate the value of membership and identify ways to receive more value in the future. It is important to us that you receive full value from your membership. Engagement of your employees is often a good in...

Feb 7, 2022

GBA is excited to announce the 2022 Outstanding Project Award. With this prestigious award, GBA will recognize some of the most outstanding projects by its members who live and demonstrate the vision of GBA to great accomplishment. Winners of this award will truly showcase their hard work and contri...

Dec 22, 2021

By: W. Jerrold Samford, P.G., F.GBA                     ASTM has revised the “Phase 1” standard practice, E1527. The revised standard should now be cited by consultants as E1527-21. While it has been submitted to EPA for review, EPA has not is...

Dec 14, 2021

Summary In this episode of the DEI series, we will be discussing allies in diversity, equity, and inclusions. Allies can be essential to drive systemic improvements to workplace policies, practices, and culture. But what does it mean to be an ally? How can allies impact the recruitment process? What...

Dec 3, 2021

GBA Geotechnical Business Committee New language in the 2024 International Plumbing Code (IPC) will explicitly mandate how under-slab plumbing is to be protected from expansive soil, reducing professional liability risk for geotechnical engineers. Rather than wait for local building codes to adopt t...

Nov 29, 2021

Forward For more than 50-years, GBA has delivered two conferences annually, one in the Fall and one in the Spring. This will not change because GBA conferences provide timely and valuable information that our members use to manage risk and optimize business performance and our conferences promote ne...

Nov 12, 2021

Surveys indicate most GBA Member-Firms do not have a formal process for validating software or spreadsheets before they are used. This Best Practices document reviews the risks of using commercial software and spreadsheets blindly or without validation which may lead to inaccurate results and exposu...

Nov 12, 2021

Those that attended GBA’s 2020 Fall Conference agreed that the presentations were educational, entertaining, and inspiring. Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers too, on your own schedule. These videos are available for all GBA members on-demand at your convenience. Watch Now...

Nov 3, 2021

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