Jie Han, Ph.D.

Committee Chair
The University of Kansas

Kathryn Grant

Exhibit Chair

Michael R. Simac, PE

Short Course Chair
EARTH Improvement Technologies

Melissa Beauregard, Ph.D., PE

Technical Program Co-Chair
United States Airforce Academy

Jennifer E. Nicks, Ph.D., PE

Technical Program Co-Chair
Federal Highway Administration

Fred Chuck

General Member
Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA)

Todd R. Berger

General Member
Geosynthetics magazine

Robert Lozano

General Member
The Reinforced Earth Company

Ben Leshchinksy, Ph.D.

IGS-NA Conference Representative
Oregon State University

Ed Silva

Application Expert: Barriers

Nilay Patel

Application Expert: Drainage

Chris Eichelberger

Application Expert: Environmental
Agru America, Inc.

Melissa Hurley, CPESC

Application Expert: Erosion Control
Cascade Geosynthetics

Lilma Schimmel, MSCE, PE

Application Expert: Reinforcement

David Andrews, PE

Application Expert: Stabilization / Separation

Barbara Connett

Secretary General
Geosynthetics Conference