The North American Chapter of the
International Geosynthetics Society


Please contact any of the IGS North America Board of Directors for information if you have professional questions about geosynthetics.  We will gladly address your question(s) or direct you to someone who can!

If you have membership questions, please contact

If you are interested in sponsoring an educational class, hosting an event or for other questions, please feel free to contact the current IGS-NA president, Richard Brachman ( or the IGS North America administrative office (

IGS North America Contact Information
Ph: (561) 768 9487

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IGS North America Board of Directors

Richard Brachman
Dr. Richard W.I. Brachman

Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
Ph: 613-533-3096

President-Elect, Secretary
John McCartney
Dr. John S. McCartney

University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California
Ph: 858-534-9630

Ranjiv Gupta
Dr. Ranjiv Gupta, Ph.D., P.E.

Freeport – McMoRan
Phoenix, Arizona
Ph: 602-366-7170

Vice President Technology
John Allen
John Allen

Duluth, Minnesota
Ph: 484-934-8292

Vice President Membership
Dr. Stan Boyle, P.E

Shannon & Wilson, Inc
Seattle, Washington
Ph: 206-632-8020

Vice President Communications
Bruno Herlin
Bruno Herlin

Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc.
Toronto, Ontario
Ph: 416-674-0363

Vice President University Outreach
Timothy Stark
Timothy D. Stark

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois
Ph: 217-333-7394

Liaison Member
Jonathan Curry
Jonathan Curry

Geosynthetics Material Association
Roseville, Minnesota
Ph: 651-225-6956

Past President
John Henderson

TenCate Geosynthetics Americas
Pendergrass, Georgia
Ph: 706-693-1836

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