GMA spring Lobby Day 2022 registration opens

March 4th, 2022

Participants will visit with representatives and their staffs at GMA spring Lobby Day 2022, May 11–12, 2022, in Washington, D.C. L to R Participants at GMA fall Lobby Day 2021: Keith Misukanis, Berry Global; Fred Chuck, GMA; Rep. Dustin “Dusty” Johnson, R-S.D.; Sachin Mandavkar, Maccaferri Inc.; Adam Maskal, Solmax. Photograph by Gabe Pellathy, Principal, Whitmer […]

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GMA Fall 2021 Lobby Day registration opens

September 21st, 2021

GMA Lobby Day attendees at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in May 2019. Photograph courtesy of the Geosynthetic Materials Association 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 […]

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GMA News: GMA had a jam-packed start to the year

June 1st, 2018

In January 2018 members of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) participated in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. In February our executive council met in Charlotte, North Carolina, to review GMA’s goals and mission. In March a delegation of GMA executives met with representatives from the White House and the U.S. […]

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Rep. Garret Graves receives 2017 Friend of the Industry Award

August 1st, 2017

On April 26 in room HC8 beneath the United States Capitol, the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) executive council presented Rep. Garret Graves, R-La., with GMA’s 2017 Friend of the Industry award. A longtime supporter of the geosynthetics industry, Rep. Graves appreciates the benefits of geosynthetics and the engineering challenges facing the infrastructure system in the […]

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Recap of the 2017 GMA Spring Lobby Day

August 1st, 2017

‘Here, sir, the people govern.’ Alexander Hamilton said these words in 1788, remarking on the U.S. House of Representatives during debate on the adoption of the Constitution. At the time, the United States system of government was unique in a monarchical world. Even today, America’s experiment with democracy makes it impossible to go to Capitol […]

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