GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a leading multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and construction management services, is pleased to announce that Senior Principal Ken Johnston has been elected as a member of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) Council of Fellows. Johnston was on the GBA Board of Directors from 2015-2021 and was the organization’s president from 2020-2021.

Celebrating its 53rd anniversary this year, the GBA serves geotechnical, environmental, and other geoprofessionals in the United States, Canada, and worldwide with resources, tools, and information-sharing opportunities to help them optimize performance, manage risk, and achieve business success. The non-profit association serves 260 member firms and is headquartered in Rockville, Md.

Johnston will join the Council of Fellows beginning with the next GBA semi-annual meeting this October. He is GZA’s Chief Administrative Officer and he also serves as a senior vice president and senior principal.

GZA Chief Executive Officer Patrick Sheehan said: “With over 40 years of business experience and leadership skills, Ken has been an excellent asset to both GZA and GBA. All of us at GZA are proud to see Ken’s career-long commitment to advancing professionals in the geotechnical and environmental consulting field is being recognized as he assists GBA in their continuing mission.”

Johnston, a resident of Salem, New Hampshire, holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Computer Science from Norwich University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from New Hampshire College.