Organizational Structure

A quick guide to who’s who in the GBA organizational structure.

Saiid Behboodi
Tom Blackburn
Tom Blackburn
Arthur G. Hoffmann
Arthur G. Hoffmann
Kenneth R. Johnston
Kenneth R. Johnston
Leo J. Titus
Matt Moler
Matt Moler

Members: Find contact information for each person in our Individual Directory

  • President: Arthur G. Hoffmann, P.E., D.GE (Gannett Fleming, Inc.)
  • President-Elect: Kenneth R. Johnston (GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.)
  • Secretary/Treasurer:  Tom Blackburn, P.E., G.E., F.ASCE (Blackburn Consulting)
  • Directors:
    • Saiid Behboodi, P.E., G.E. (PBS Engineering + Environmental)
    • Chuck Gregory, P.E. (Terracon)
    • Martin LaRoche, P.Eng. (SNC Lavalin, Inc.)
    • Matt Moler, P.E. (S&ME Inc.)
    • Matt Poirier, P.E. (Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.)
    • Leo Titus, Jr. P.E. (ECS, Ltd.)
Joel G. Carson, Executive Director
Barb Nappy, Director of Events
Sara Menase, Program Manager
Phil Pettway, Controller

Council and Committee Chairs

Members: Find contact information for each person in our Individual Directory

  • Advocates Assembly: Ji Shin, Esq. (Earth Systems, Inc.)
  • Business Practices Committee: Steve Noble, P.E.(DOWL)
  • Bylaws Committee: Woodward L. Vogt, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, F.ACI, F. ASTM (Paradigm Consultants, Inc.)
  • Conference Committee: Tom Blackburn, P.E., G.E., F.ASCE (Blackburn Consulting) and Leo Titus, Jr. P.E. (ECS, Ltd.)
  • Construction Materials Engineering and Testing Business Council: Dan Schaefer, P.E. (Froehling & Robertson, Inc.)
  • Council of Fellows: Jerrold W. Samford, P.G. (Troutman Sanders LLP)
  • Emerging Issues and Trends Committee: Bradley M. Melocik, P.E., P.H. (DOWL)
  • Environmental Business Council: Victor Barchers, PE. (Kleinfelder, Inc.)
  • External Relations Committee: Victor Donald, P.E., P.G. (Terracon)
  • Finance Committee: Tom Blackburn, P.E., G.E., F.ASCE (Blackburn Consulting)
  • Geotechnical Business Council: Richard D. Heckel, P.E., D.GE. (Ardent Geotechnical Consultants LLC)
  • Legal Affairs Committee: Ji Shin, Esq. (Earth Systems, Inc.)
  • Membership Committee: Joel G. Carson (Geoprofessional Business Association)
  • Nominating Committee:Woodward L. Vogt, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, F.ACI, F. ASTM (Paradigm Consultants, Inc.)
  • Peer Review Committee: Richard E. Johnson, P.G., C.E.G., C.H.G. (BSK Associates)