Chair’s corner and GMA happenings

February 1, 2021  |  GMA News

By Bryan Gee As we move into 2021, I hope all of you are finding renewed optimism for your businesses and your personal lives, and that you remain healthy or are regaining your health as we look forward to the waning of the pandemic. The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) continues our many ef…
GMA and IECA announce move to virtual for joint conference in 2021

November 6, 2020  |  GMA News, News

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will move the Geosynthetics Conference and IECA Annual Conference online. The conferences were originally scheduled…
2020 GMA Virtual Lobby Day registration now open

October 22, 2020  |  Events, GMA News

As we continue to deal with the implications of the pandemic, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is making every effort to maintain our influence with federal and state governments to position our industry for success. We have been successful in connecting virtually with individual congres…
Last chance to register for the GMA Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

October 16, 2020  |  Events, GMA News

There is still time to register for the Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar. This event will take place Oct. 20–22, 2020, in a three-day webinar format series. Experience all the benefits of the in-person event virtually from the comfort of your own location. Download the event flyer …
Chair’s corner and GMA happenings

October 1, 2020  |  GMA News

Chair’s corner By Bryan Gee I am honored and humbled to assume the responsibilities of chair of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) executive council. During my time as an active participant in GMA, the organization has been fortunate to have the excellent leadership of Boyd Ramsey, Keith…
New GMA leadership and socially distanced activities

August 1, 2020  |  GMA News

The executive council of the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) has a new chair and first vice chair. Bryan Gee, the director of education and training for Tensar International Corp., has ascended to the chair of GMA, while Steve Thaxton, the business development leader of geosynthetics for O…
Registration is open for waste containment system design seminar

June 4, 2020  |  Events, GMA News

WhenSept. 15–16, 2020 WhereCrowne Plaza HotelSyracuse, N.Y. This technical training opportunity will provide attendees with a deeper working knowledge of surface and subsurface flows of stormwater impinging on landfill closures. This discussion will go beyond slope stabilization using the infinite…
GMA history, Part 2

June 1, 2020  |  GMA News

During the Geosynthetics CASE STUDIES Conference in March in North Charleston, S.C., a few of the past Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) leaders had an opportunity to address the gathering and recall their personal experiences and achievements when they chaired the GMA executive council. This…
GMA history and happenings

April 1, 2020  |  GMA News

By Andrew Aho Throughout the history of geosynthetics, leaders have emerged who have significantly affected the growth of the industry in North America. During the Geosynthetics CASE STUDIES Conference in March in North Charleston, S.C., a few of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) leaders …
GMA happenings

February 1, 2020  |  GMA News

Letter from the chair As I sat down to write this update of all the great things GMA has been doing, my computer screen interrupted me with an email, and now I type with a heavy heart as the email announced the passing of Robert M. Koerner. I had the privilege of knowing Bob for … <div><a hre…