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CalGEO - The California Geotechnical Engineering Association

The Voice of California's Consulting Geotechnical Engineers


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No other organization represents the geotechnical consulting profession better than CalGeo, and we offer a number of membership options to meet the diverse needs of those serving the industry. Membership dues are tax deductible, so join today!

CalGeo offers continuous networking opportunities, highly educational events and cost-saving services that have the cumulative effect of producing stronger, more profitable members of the geotechnical industry. Contact Membership Co-Chairs Mike Laney or Larry Taylor to find out how CalGeo can help your bottom line!

CalGeo Annual Membership Dues Structure 2015-2016

Active Members
Organizations with at least one Registered Geotechnical Engineer actively practicing in the geotechnical profession.

  • $275 flat-fee dues for firms with 1 employee*
  • $450 for firms with 2-5 employees*
  • $650 for firms with 6-10 employees*
  • $800 for firms with 11-25 employees*
  • $950 for firms with 26-50 employees*
  • $1,250 for firms with 51-100 employees*
  • $1,500 maximum dues for firms with more than 100 employees* (includes all offices within California)
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Associate Members
Organizations with at least one employee qualified as a Registered Civil Engineer who is actively practicing in the geotechnical profession.

  • Same as Active Members Dues
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Affiliate Members
Individuals or organizations that support the geotechnical profession with products or services.

  • $1,790, which includes a complete listing of our membership (in Micosoft Excel), a rotating logo & link placement on the front page of our website, and an ad in one of our monthly e.Geo electronic newsletters. Affiliate Members also have the opportunity to exhibit at our Annual Conference with one (1) paid full conference registration. Conference exhibit space is available exclusively to Affiliate Members on a first-come, first-served basis depending on venue capacity.
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Individual Members
An individual engaged in the private-practice geotechnical profession.

  • $150 flat-fee dues for an individual geotechnical professional
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Academic Members
College professors and students studying geotechnical engineering.

  • $10 flat-fee dues for professors or students of Engineering
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The primary, alternate, and technician representatives you designate will each receive a copy of all mailings & e-mails generated by CalGeo (notifications of meetings, conferences, workshops, training classes, the newsletter, any special bulletins, etc.). You may also designate additional branch offices to receive this information at no charge.

We offer special savings incentives to our members on programs and other packages throughout the year. In addition, members may elect to make donations to the CalGeo Student Outreach Fund (tax deductible as a charity donation) or the Voluntary General Fund.

All membership dues are usually tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

* "Employee," for purposes of CalGeo membership dues calculations, is defined as any person directly involved in soil engineering, geology, or environmental sciences; support staff (lab and field technicians) and administrative staff involved in supporting these services in the State of California. Part-time employees should be on a full-time equivalent basis (total part-time-employee hours divided by 160 hours).

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