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National Practice Guideline Geotechnical Engineer of Record Updated The Geotechnical Business Council of GBA has updated the guide to help identify the roles and responsibilities of the geotechnical engineer of record, client, and owner involved with the geotechnical-engineering aspects of a conve...

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February 19, 2018

GBA Releases Five More Case Histories: 26-30 Refreshed GBA Case Histories have been downloaded over 2,000 times since May 1, 2017 and they are being used by GBA members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring.  Those who fail to learn the lessons of his...

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February 16, 2018

  New Best Practices – Effective Presentations You’ve been tasked with preparing a presentation for an upcoming event, but not quite sure where to start? There is an abundance of information and resources available out there to help you prepare and deliver an exceptional presentation. No d...

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February 13, 2018

GBA’s Nominating Committee has announced its slate of officers and directors for the May 1, 2018-April 30, 2019 fiscal year. GBA President-Elect Woodward L. “Woody” Vogt, P.E., D.GE, F.ACI, F.ASCE, F.ASTM (Paradigm Consultants, Inc.) will become President and Chair of the GBA Boa...

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February 13, 2018

Two Important Legal Resources Updated for GBA Members The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has published new editions of two important legal references, both prepared for design professionals without use of “legalese”; both available free of charge. Limitation-of-Liability Case Index ...

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January 3, 2018

    JOIN THE CONVERSATION – The Puzzle of Motivation   GBA has a rich history of uniting to tackle tough problems, collaborating on common issues, and working together to elevate our profession.   GBA is sponsoring a program to promote growth and collaboration, interested GBA ...

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January 2, 2018

What are your Peers Reading? GBA’s Most Downloaded Resources in 2017 GBA provides hundreds of highly effective resources developed to satisfy the unique needs of geoprofessionals, giving members essential tools for achieving success. However, we also know that it can be overwhelming to sort throu...

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January 2, 2018

  GBA’s Business Practice Committee has compiled information from several GBA Member Firms to develop a complete Ethics and Professional Conduct Training.  The materials have been developed for GBA member firms so that they can perform comprehensive ethics training for all employees in smal...

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December 5, 2017

We have all seen the headlines and our attention on workplace harassment is elevated.  GBA Member-Firms have a unique opportunity to promote proven business practices to educate our employees about workplace harassment. GBA’s Business Practices Committee has taken the opportunity to refresh and ...

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December 5, 2017

The next GBA TED Talk group will be discussing How Great Leaders Inspire Action by Simon Sinek. Together we will learn, share, and grow. Please join us! Friday: December 1, 2017 Time: 2:00 PM Eastern, 1:00 PM Central, Noon Mountain, 11:00 AM Pacific Duration: 1 hour Facilitated by: Joel Carson Spac...

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November 21, 2017

    From the Archives – GBA 20 Years Ago As we start planning for the kick-off of GBA’s 50th anniversary in May 2019, we are dusting off files, opening storage boxes, and reviewing our archives.  One of the most interesting finds are the boxes of historic NEWSLOGs (currently titl...

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November 20, 2017

GBA has teamed up with Champion System to create top of the line team athletic wear which is now available to all GBA members!  You can order from a catalog of biking and running apparel (i.e. shorts, tights, singlets, jerseys, vests, and jackets) for winter or summer sporting events. Order now by...

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November 8, 2017

    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS “Optimizing Performance by Leading from the Heart”  2018 Spring Conference – April 5-7, 2018 Westin Chicago River North Hotel – Chicago, IL  GBA IS LOOKING FOR INSPIRING SPEAKERS!  Are you a dynamic, engaging, inspiring speaker with something valuable to ...

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October 26, 2017

  President Charles “Charlie” Head, P.E., P.G. (Sandborn, Head & Associates) GBA Members, GBA is a great organization, with great people, and a great legacy. For the entirety of GBA’s almost 50-year history, it has thrived under the tenets of openness and sharing so that all may unde...

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October 19, 2017

GBA has a rich history of uniting to tackle tough problems, collaborating on common issues, and working together to elevate our profession. In a pilot program to promote growth and collaboration, interested GBA Members will independently watch the TED Talk “Leading with Greatness” then gatherin...

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October 5, 2017

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