Jason Gowland, P.E.,     

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Jason joined GSE in March of 2010, and as a senior engineer, he has been providing professional engineering and consulting services throughout Florida, the southeast United States, and the Caribbean for 15+ years.


His engineering expertise and experience includes geotechnical and coastal engineering, structural inspection, FDOT, and contract administration services; working on projects ranging from evaluation/remediation of damaged structures/homes to serving as Resident Engineer on large federal projects. 

Cassandra (Cassie) lindeman, E.I.

Staff Geotechnical Engineer

Cassie is a registered Engineer Intern in the State of Ohio with 1+ years experience in Geotechnical Engineering. She works as a field engineer monitoring geotechnical operations.


Mrs. Lindeman has also preformed project management duties for geotechnical evaluations, design for structures and stormwater management facilities. Cassie specializes in construction materials testing, subsurface improvement, sinkhole remediation, shallow foundation design, foundation bearing capacity analyses, settlement analyses and stormwater management.

Kevin P. Fisher, e.i.

staff Geotechnical engineer

Mr. Fisher has been involved in Geotechnical Engineering for the past year. His experience includes various roadway and structural projects. Additionally, Kevin has experience in evaluation and selection of foundation alternatives for single and multi-story buildings. He has worked with multiple foundation systems including auger cast piles, driven piles, mat, and shallow foundations. He is also experienced in stormwater management design and sinkhole remediation.

Kevin has a Bachelor's in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida, 2019.

David Crapps, P.E. 

Senior structural Engineer

David is a registered Professional Engineer with approximately 18 years of experience in Structural Engineering. David has extensive experience in the design of concrete, wood, masonry, and steel-framed structures, including commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential projects.  He also specializes in evaluating the structural integrity of existing facilities. In addition, David has experience as a building envelope consultant, having evaluated existing roofing and waterproofing systems and provided remedial repair design.   

David graduated with his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida, his M.S. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and his M.A. in Liberal Arts from Dallas Baptist University. He joined GSE in January of 2018 after relocating from Texas. 


anant jain, e.i.

staff structural engineer

Anant graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, India in 2016, and his Master's in Structural Engineering from the University of Florida in 2018.

Anant joined GSE as a structural engineer in July 2018, and has been preforming structural analyses and design of commercial, industrial and residential buildings. He also analyses, designs and develops plans for existing and new traffic control systems. Anant is proficient in RISA-3D, AutoCAD, Revit, Math CAD , EnerCalc, ATLAS, Visual Analysis, MATLAB and ADINA.

Austin Thompson,P.E.

staff structural engineer

Austin has performed structural design for structural and geotechnical related projects. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Master's of Engineering degree in Structural Engineering. Austin has conducted multiple forensic structural investigations as well as monitored structural remedial measure implementation and reconstruction. He has experience in the design of concrete, wood, masonry and steel framed structures, including commercial and residential projects.

Austin's has been with GSE since September of 2016 and his duties at GSE include project management, structural design, geotechnical field inspection, and summary report generation. 

JOhn Newcombe, E.I. 

senior inspector / staff engineer

John is a Staff Engineer with 8+ years of experience in geotechnical,  structural related engineering, and construction materials testing in North and Central Florida.  While attending the University of Florida, John was a carpenter and laborer in the building construction industry. 


John has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida. He began his career with GSE in July of 2009 as an engineering assistant while attending the University of Florida, performing various tasks related to geotechnical, subsidence/sinkhole evaluations, forensic structural field investigations, and threshold inspections. 

everett (rett) skipper, e.i.

Staff/field engineer

Rett graduated from The University of Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering in 2016 and has since worked for GSE. 

Rett has managed geotechnical site explorations, settlement analyses, soil classifications, and foundation stabilization design. In addition, he has held positions where he has assisted in QA/QC, threshold, construction, architectural, and interior inspections of new/renovated commercial and residential structures.


John T. Potvin, iii 

staff scientist

John Potvin is a Staff Scientist with GSE Engineering and Consulting, Inc. Mr. Potvin graduated from the University of Florida with  Bachelor's of Science degree in Environmental Science. Mr. Potvin's prior experience as an environmental specialist with Levy, Dixy and Gilcrest Tri-County Health Department in addition to his current position as a staff scientist, has given him a diverse supporting role in the company.

Mr.Potvin has assisted with geotechnical site explorations, settlement analyses, soil classifications, and stormwater related design. In addition, he has preformed Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments. He has monitored remedial action plan implementation. Mr. Potvin has assisted in the preparation of site assessment reports for regulatory agency review. He has conducted soil and groundwater sample collections.


Andrew Taggart, E.I.

Staff  Engineer

Andrew Taggart is a registered Engineer Intern in the State of Florida with 3+ years experience in Environmental Engineering related work. His primary work involvement with GSE includes Phase I and II environmental site assessments, remedial action plans and varied soil and groundwater remediation engineering solutions and consulting across northern Florida. Andrew also has experience in air quality permitting and compliance related work.

Mr. Taggart graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering in 2015.

Terry Timberlake 

Senior inspector

Terry has been involved in commercial and residential construction for 40+ years and has a very broad based knowledge of the construction industry. He has been involved in commercial and residential construction serving in a wide variety of roles including laborer, project manager, and superintendent. More recently, he has been involved in providing contractor oversight and inspection related services.

Terry has served as the primary threshold inspector for large GSE projects such as the Reitz Union and Heavener Hall at the University of Florida.