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Please join us as we gather in sunny Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for our annual Spring Conference at the Marriott Sawgrass Golf Resort and Spa. RESILIENCE: Preparing for the Next Downturn – Many economists are forecasting a downturn, if not a full-blown recession, over the next 12-24 months. We hav...

Feb 11, 2020

I grew up on 12 acres in St. Louis, Missouri. I rode dirt bikes, jumped on the trampoline, played roller hockey,basketball, tennis and baseball. I also spent as much time as possible on my grandparents’ farm hunting,fishing and working hard. My passion for being outside drew my interest toward bec...

Jan 28, 2020

GBA Publications Committee . Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuable, and why GBA is updating them...

Jan 13, 2020

Happy Holidays! As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our Association. It’s been quite a year for us all as we celebrate our 50th anniversary! Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to worki...

Dec 23, 2019

GBA Publications Committee Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuable, and why GBA is updating them ...

Dec 17, 2019

GBA Publications Committee Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss preventiondiscussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuable, and why GBA is updating them a...

Dec 4, 2019

 GBA Board Member Spotlight ~ Arthur G. “Art” Hoffmann, P.E., D.G.E. ~ Gannett Fleming My roots are international with a Swiss Dad and a  German Mom. They came to the U.S. after World War II to make a new life and found each other in the land of opportunity. Our extended family was eleven with...

Nov 18, 2019

Welcome New Members! Geoprofessional consulting firms continue to join GBA to access                                              the many benefits of membership. Please join us in welcoming the following firms who have joined GBA since the beginning of our fiscal year: • A...

Nov 11, 2019

What Are You Downloading? These are the most frequently downloaded reference documents this year! If you are not reading them, you are missing out. Important Information About This Geotechnical-Engineering Report GBA has updated one of its most frequently, all-time best-selling resource – Importan...

Nov 8, 2019

GBA Business Practices Committee No one knows when the next recession will arrive, but most economists agree  that another recession is certain. Most also agree that we’re getting closer to the next recession.  What can geoprofessionals do now to prepare? Create or Update Your Strategic Plan St...

Oct 17, 2019

GBA’s 2019 Fall Conference videos and presentation slides are now available on our website for “on-demand” viewing.  Watch 2019 Fall Conference Videos:  HERE Now you can review the presentations on your time and share what you learned from these speakers with your colleagues.  They make gre...

Oct 17, 2019

  Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories  are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuable, and why GBA is updating them all, while adding n...

Sep 25, 2019

GBA Board Member Spotlight – Chuck Gregory Mom grew up on a farm east of Austin, TX and became an elementary school teacher.  Dad, after returning from service in the Army in Germany, worked his entire career in the oil and gas business. In the small, south Texas town where I grew up, everyone pl...

Sep 24, 2019

GBA Publications Committee After terminating an employee for poor attendance and inadequate job performance, a member firm is faced with alleged violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ATDA).  This Case History emphasized Project Managers must ...

Sep 12, 2019

GBA Legal Affairs Committee As a valued member of a design team, geoprofessionals should play a very important role in the pursuit of projects, particularly large projects with significant potential costs associated with soil-related design issues.  These pursuit relationships are often defined i...

Sep 12, 2019

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