Questions about the meeting or to contact the Sacramento Branch in general, including submittal of your ideas and/or desires for future presentations, please telephone Rodney Fricke at 916-407-8539 or email at


All Proceeds to Benefit Science Students
GRA Sacramento Branch has a history of supporting university-level science students. Our Scholastic Sponsorship Program is an opportunity to publicize your business while contributing toward a good cause. The cost is minimal; if interested, please contact Judie Smith at 707-374-4300 or 209-712-9020 or


June 2016: Dr. Miranda Fram, Program Chief-GAMA with USGS
July 2016: Bruce Daniels-UC Santa Cruz. The impact of Climate Change on Groundwater
August 2016: Martin Steinpress- Brown & Caldwell Walnut Creek. The Value of Geologic Mapping in Groundwater Investigations
September 2016: Open
October 2016: No Meeting-State GRA meeting
November 2016: Barbara Washburn-OEHHA. Dry well project and observations.
December 2016: Joint Holiday mixer-AEG turn to host event


Branch Officers

  • President

    Scott Furnas

    California Laboratory Services
    3249 Fitzgerald Rd.
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    Tel: 916-638-7301
    Fax: 916-638-4510
    Send Email
  • Vice President

    Kent Parrish

    AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
    10670 White Rock Road, Suite 100
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6032
    Tel: 916-853-8902 x 102
    Fax: 916-636-3208
    Send Email
  • Treasurer

    Rodney Fricke

    Aerojet Environmental Remediation
    11260 Pyrites Way, Suite 125
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    Tel: 916-355-5161
    Fax: 916-355-6145
    Send Email
  • Secretary

    Troy Turpen

    Kiff Analytical, LLC
    2795 Second Street, Suite 300
    Davis CA 95618
    Tel: 530-297-4800
    Fax: 530-297-4808
    Send Email
  • Past President

    Tom Ballard

    Taber Consultants
    3911 West Capitol Avenue
    West Sacramento, CA 95691
    Tel: 916-3lI-1690
    Fax: 916-371-7265
    Send Email
  • Greeter

    Judie Snyder-Poblano

    Woodward Drilling Company, Inc.
    550 River Road
    Rio Vista, CA 94571
    Tel: 707-374-4300
    Send Email
  • Member-at-Large (Scholastic Sponsorships)

    Heather Shannon

    MWH Americas, Inc.
    3321 Power Inn Road, Suite 300
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    Tel: (916) 418-8369
    Fax: (916) 924-9102
    Send Email
  • Member-at-Large

    Ellen Pyatt

    Geocon Consultants, Inc.

    3160 Gold Valley Drive, Suite 800

    Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    Tel: (916) 852-9118 x 512

    Send Email
  • Member-at-Large

    Linda Bond

    California Department of Water Resources
    901 P Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Tel: 916-651-9224
    Send Email

Upcoming Events

View all events
  • No upcoming events for this branch