The Executive Board shall supervise the Chapter's affairs including exercising business and fiscal authority between Chapter meetings, fix the time and place for Chapter meetings, make recommendations to the Chapter, and perform such other duties as specified by the bylaws.
The Membership Committee shall encourage membership and participation in the Chapter. It shall assist the Treasurer in soliciting and collecting Chapter dues and assessments as described in the bylaws.
Professional Practices Committee
Professional Practices Committee shall encourage a high ethical standard of practice in the land surveying profession, encourage compliance with the Professional Land Surveyors Act and other applicable laws, report to the Chapter or proper authorities any occurrences which may need their attention, and cooperate with other professional organizations in pursuing the above stated purposes.
Government Liaison Committee
Government Liaison committees shall inform members about changes in laws and procedures related to land surveying, influence those changes to benefit the members and the citizenry, and when appropriate express the Chapter's point of view at public meetings.
The Education Committee shall encourage the continuing education of the members, induce members to serve as teachers in educational programs, promote and present educational programs, and assist educational institutions.
The Construction Committee shall research current surveying and civil engineering practices related to the use of machine control and digital files and prepare standards for digital design file or topographic data deliverables to the contractor for use during construction.
CLSA By-Laws Revisionshave been mailed. Please review, vote and return prior to September 10.
Our Newsletter "The Prism" July 2014
New California Surveyor: "Spring 2014"
BPELSG Bulletin: Summer 2014
BPELSG Strategic Plan: Adopted: July 31, 2014
New California Appellate Court caseStresses the importance of "following the footsteps of the original surveyor"
Michael Baker InternationalIs looking for a Manager of Surveying Geomatics
in Sacramento or Walnut Creek, CA
New in the Library:Merced County - updated record maps
added Swamp & Overflow Directory
Mariposa County - updated maps
San Joaquin County - updated ROS, PM, M&P, Corner Records
Upcoming WorkshopsEvolution of NAD 83 & Coping w/ Changing Positional Coordinates
Evolution of NAD 83 in the United States & Coping w/ Changing Positional Coordinates Due to Crustal Motion
Speaker: Dr. Richard Snay
Register online - Oakland (September 17th)
CLSA-CSRC Workshop - Get a Grip – Keeping Control of Your Work
October 3rd - Ontario ~ October 10th - Oakland
Registration not yet available.
Upcoming WebinarsFree for CLSA Members
Tidal Datums, and Mapping Sea Level Rise
Speaker: Curt Burfield, PLS
August 28th 12:00-1:30pm
Understanding the Test Plan for the LS Exam. How to Know if the Person You’re Signing a Reference for is Ready to be Licensed
Speaker: Ray Mathe, PLS
September 10th 12:00-1:30pm
CSU Fresno Survey Program
Speaker: Dr. Munjy
October 2nd 12:00-1:30pm
Register Online for any/all
CLSA Chapter Website of the Year