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Mission / Vision / Strategic Plan

G-I Vision: The Geo-Institute will guide the geoprofession to new frontiers to better serve society.

G-I Mission: The Geo-Institute will advance the geoprofession and enhance the value of geoprofessionals.

G-I Strategic Plan 2023-2027

Goal 1: Collaborate externally to promote value and leadership of the geoprofession in public policy, professional practice, and project decision making.

  • Participate in project decision making; the development of codes, standards, and guidelines; and formulation of public policy
  • Support professional practice, including developing and implementing policies about licensure and post-PE credentialing
  • Address challenges from marginalization and commoditization
  • Encourage public service

Goal 2: Lead in providing technical and career opportunities for members.

  • Facilitate moving the state-of-the-art into the state-of-the-practice
  • Deliver high-quality publications and continuing education
  • Provide opportunities for networking and collaboration within the community
  • Foster leadership, mentoring, and inclusiveness
  • Attract and retain student and professional members

Goal 3: Promote new technologies and innovation.

  • Encourage development of new materials, technologies, and methods for project delivery
  • Promote and support innovation in the geoprofession through educational, technical, and multidisciplinary activities
  • Participate in the development and updating of codes, standards, and guidelines to incorporate new technologies and innovation

Goal 4: Deliver value to our members.

  • Provide excellent regional, national, and international conferences
  • Provide a strong digital presence with G-I content, policy, and guidance
  • Produce high-quality, readily accessible publications and communications
  • Communicate effectively with members, partners, and stakeholders
  • Recognize achievements of geoprofessionals
  • Advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the geoprofession


G-I Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2023-2027
Approved by the G-I Board of Governors October 7, 2022

G-I Bylaws

Geo-Institute Bylaws
Adopted by the G-I Board of Governors on July 2018

G-I Policy and Procedures

Geo-Institute Policy and Procedures
Adopted by the G-I Board of Governors on 19 May, 2023
Updated July 27, 2023