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Membership FAFAQs

Q: How can I get an application right now?

A: Click here to view our membership types and select the appropriate form.

Q: What exactly does CalGeo do? Why should I join? 

A: CalGeo works diligently on behalf of our members to raise the status of private-practice geotechnical engineering in the eyes of the public and other professionals. The value and scope of services offered by geotechnical engineers is now more recognized than ever, and our members are playing larger roles on their project teams as a result. Please visit our Member Benefits page for more information.

Get the most out of your membership with CalGeo by checking out our Membership Journey to see what we do for geo-professionals at all stages of their career.

Q: If my co-worker is a CalGeo member, am I also a member? 

A: Yes. Once a company becomes a member, all of its employees are considered members and enjoy all the same privileges as the primary CalGeo contact. To be added to our mailing list for events and announcements, please email us at [email protected].

Q: Who is eligible to serve on CalGeo Committees? 

A: All CalGeo members are encouraged to volunteer on one of our committees. Please be aware that service on our committees is a privilege of membership and will require regular attendance and participation.

Q: When will my membership expire if I join today? 

A: Your CalGeo membership is for 12 months, beginning September 15. New members joining on or after July 1 and paying full price receive the remainder of the current year complimentary. New members joining on or after February 1 receive half-price dues. All new members receive $100 off at the first upcoming conference after they join. We are confident that if you take full advantage of the opportunities available to you as a CalGeo member, you will want to annually renew your membership.