Mark Stapleton P.E., project manager at G2 Consulting Group, has been named as an associate to the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association’s (MITA) board of directors for a two-year term.

In this role, Stapleton will offer his 30+ years of geotechnical engineering insights to the MITA board and its 500 member companies. MITA is Michigan’s premier statewide construction trade association representing construction disciplines such as road and bridge, sewer and water, utility, railroad, excavation and specialty construction throughout the state.

“I’m honored to be joining the MITA board at such a critical juncture for Michigan’s infrastructure,” said Stapleton. “MITA’s board includes individuals from a wide array of public and private entities, men and women who have the collective expertise and dedication to help Michigan renovate and enhance its infrastructure in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.”

Stapleton joined G2 Consulting Group in 2001. His work at G2 includes geotechnical and geo-engineering projects including complex earth retention systems, deep foundations and drilled piers, harbors and waterways, storm water and sewer, and all manner of road and bridge projects. Earlier in his career, Stapleton was with the United States Army Corps of Engineers where he was involved in a number of major civil works projects and helped develop a comprehensive Soo Locks analysis called “Connecting Channels.”