Board meetings are usually held the second Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November at 1:00 p.m., 9643 Brookline Avenue, Conference Room, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Call 225-505-3766 to confirm.

The next regular board meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in the conference room at 9643 Brookline Avenue at 1:00 pm. An optional Zoom connection to join this meeting will also be available:

 

Topic: September 14, 2021 LBOPG meeting
Time: Sep 14, 2021 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Louisiana State Employees Exam Waiver Program

Because many state employees who work in geoscience areas are required to be licensed and because some confusion about this requirement existed when the board initially began its grandfathering period, the board has voted to open a window of opportunity for those geoscientists employed by the State of Louisiana to apply for their Louisiana Professional Geoscientist license without taking the ASBOG exams. The period for this waiver is from January 15, 2021, through December 31, 2021. For more information, visit this page or contact the board administrative office at 225-505-3766 or apply@LBOPG.org. The form that is required to be accompanied with the application can be found here. 


Seal Use Guidance

A guidance document, with examples, for seal use is now available here. Please contact the board with questions and/or comments.


Online Ethics Presentation for Continuing Education Credit

Because many of our licensees have reported problems in fulfilling the one-hour ethics requirement, the board has agreed to post a presentation on the website that will meet that requirement. The link to access the presentation is here.

 

Protecting Our Natural Resources

Our mission is to protect the public health, safety, and welfare and to guard the state's natural resources with regard to environmental and civil projects where a geoscientific review and evaluation is required in the making of recommendations of any geoscientific components of said projects.



Honoring Our Nation's Military Personnel

The board unanimously agrees with 2018 Louisiana Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 83, which urges professional boards such as LBOPG to assist military-trained personnel and their families through the application and licensing process in an expeditious manner. The entire resolution can be read here. Board members and staff of the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists look forward to working with military personnel and their families to expedite the licensing process to the best of our ability within the law. If you are in the military or are a member of a military family and need assistance to complete the application for a professional geoscientist license in Louisiana, please contact us.



 Complaints?

Complaints about the actions or procedures of this board can be submitted to the board at the address above; the House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs, h&ga@legis.la.gov, 225-342-6945, P.O. Box 94062, Baton Rouge, LA 70804; and/or the Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs, s&g@legis.la.gov, 225-342-9845, P.O. Box 94183, Baton Rouge, LA 70804.