Committee Charges

CLSA Committee Charges

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ACEC Liaison Mike Hartley, Liaison mike@bedrockeng.com
  • The ACEC Liaison is to attend meetings of both the ACEC and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the ACEC Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the ACEC Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the ACEC Board.
  • The ACEC Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the ACEC Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors
  • The ACEC Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the ACEC Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
ACSM/NSPS Board of Governors Armand Marois, Governor amarois@bhaincsd.com
  • The NSPS Liaison is to attend meetings of both the NSPS and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the NSPS Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the NSPS Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the NSPS Board.
  • The NSPS Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the NSPS Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The NSPS Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the NSPS Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
BPELSG Liaison Rob McMillan, Liaison robplsca@gmail.com
  • The BPELSG Liaison is to attend meetings of both the BPELSG and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the BPELSG Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the BPELSG Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the BPELSG Board.
  • The BPELSG Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the BPELSG Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The BPELSG Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the BPELSG Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
Bylaws Committee Blake Torgersen, Chair torgsurv@gmail.com
  • The review Chapter Bylaws, as they are submitted by the Chapters, to ensure that they are in conformance with the State CLSA Bylaws.
  • Work with the Chapters to edit and revise their Bylaws, as necessary, to bring them into conformance with the State CLSA Bylaws.
  • Present the Chapter’s Bylaws to the full Board of Directors Meeting for approval during a consent calendar item for this specific purpose
  • Provide answers to questions from the Officers and Directors concerning the Bylaws as may arise during the course of conducting the business of the Association.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
Caltrans Liaison John Snee, Liaison john.snee@dot.ca.gov
  • The CALTRANS Liaison is to attend meetings of both the CALTRANS and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the CALTRANS Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the CALTRANS Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the CALTRANS Board.
  • The CALTRANS Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the CALTRANS Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The CALTRANS Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the CALTRANS Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
CSRC Liaison Michael McGee, Liaison michael@sbcoxmail.com
  • The CSRC Liaison is to attend meetings of both the CSRC and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the CSRC Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the CSRC Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the CSRC Board.
  • The CSRC Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the CSRC Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The CSRC Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the CSRC Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
  • Develop a program to educate CLSA Members as to the function and value of the CSRC and the need to support it.
Education Committee Kathy Nitayangkul kathy@polarislandsurveying.net
  • Work with the Staff at BPELSG, to the extent possible under the law, to build a meaningful curriculum for an educational program for land surveyors in training to work toward successful passing of the PLS Examination for both the State and National examinations.
  • Work the NSPS to revise, update and prepare a plan for implementation of the Certified Survey Technician program in California under the auspices of the CLSA.
  • Work with the Operating Engineers Local3 and Local 12 training programs in California to support those programs with CLSA members as educators.
  • Work with BPELSG, NSPS, Cal Poly Pomona, CSU Fresno, and OE3 and OE12 to attempt to combine a training program that will benefit students, professionals and our profession.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
GIS Committee Ryan Hunsicker, Chair rhunsicker@dpw.sbcounty.gov
  • Act as liaison to the various GIS Councils. Organizations and Work Groups in California to promote the goals and values of the CLSA within the GIS community.
  • Develop GIS workshops and programs as may be beneficial to the members of CLSA.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
Legislative Committee Mike Butcher, Co-Chair
Greg Hopkins, Co-Chair
mbutcher@sboinc.com
ghopkins@sandiego.gov
  • Review legislation pertinent to land surveying.
  • Prepare letters in opposition or support of legislation to forward to legislators and/or provides testimony before the legislature.
  • Take positions in the best interest of the Licensed Land Surveyor and the public, which are consistent with the goals and policies of the Association.
  • Draft such potential legislation as may be necessary to further the goals and policies of the Association while maintaining the health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
Membership Committee Richard James, Chair rich@landstruc.com
  • Work with each of the Chapters to develop a Membership Drive program to be implemented during the months of May and June, 2017 to increase the membership level in the CLSA by 10%.
  • Develop such materials and processes as necessary to advertise membership in our Association and encourage membership.
  • Assist each Chapter to develop their own programs to increase membership and participation at the Chapter level.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
NCEES/POLC Howard Brunner, Representative howardbrunner@sbcglobal.net
  • The NCEES Liaison is to attend meetings of both the NCEES and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the NCEES Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the NCEES Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the NCEES Board.
  • The NCEES Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the NCEES Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The NCEES Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the NCEES Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
OIT Liaison Michael Pulley, Liaison pulley@pointswestsurveying.com
  • The OIT Liaison is to attend meetings of both the OIT and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the OIT Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the OIT Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the OIT Board.
  • The OIT Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the OIT Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The OIT Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the OIT Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
Policy & Procedure Committee Keith Spencer, Chair cals6406@yahoo.com
  • Review the written policies and procedures of the CLSA for compliance with our goals, values and stated aims.
  • Prepare statements of policies and/or procedures as are requested from time to time by the Officers and Directors of the CLSA. Requests from Directors should be as made during meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
Professional Practices Committee Evan Page, Chair eapls7275@gmail.com
  • Work with the Chapters to develop Professional Practices Committees at each of the Chapters in order to further the profession, our association and protect the public.
  • Work BPELSG improve compliance with State Laws and Standards of Practice.
  • Develop a guideline for review of cases and complaints brought to the local Chapter’s PPC.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
Public Awareness Committee David Paul Johnson, Chair dpj.gps.pls@gmail.com
  • Over the next 6 months, develop a program for improving public awareness of the profession and a plan to implement the program.
  • Develop a speaker’s bureau of qualified CLSA members throughout the State to act as spokespersons for CLSA asneeded on news stories and events.
  • Work with the NSPS and the Surveying Societies of other states to develop a consistent, national approach to improving public awareness of our profession.
  • Work with the Geomatics staff at CSU Fresno and at Cal Poly Pomona to develop outreach programs for students in elementary schools, junior high schools and high schools to introduce a new generation to the profession of land surveying.
Scouting Merit Badge Stephen Hughey, Chair smhughey@sbcglobal.net
  • Continue to develop programs for the Scouting Merit Badge.
  • Reach out to other chapters to help them establish Scouting Merit Badge programs.
  • Represent the CLSA at the upcoming Scouting Jamboree.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
WFPS Raymond L. Mathe, Delegate pls6185@hotmail.com
  • The WestFed Liaison is to attend meetings of both the WestFed and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the WestFed Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further, the WestFed Liaison will carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the WestFed Board.
  • The WestFed Liaison should be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and should be able to discuss them in an open forum at the WestFed Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • The WestFed Liaison will prepare a Quarterly Report of communications with the WestFed Board of Directors and will report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to the CLSA.
Workshop Committee Rich Maher, Chair OC-rmaher@oc-surveyors.org
  • Continue to develop the excellent webinar program for surveying topics.
  • Develop workshops to be presented at locations throughout California to improve professional development and awareness of surveying topics.
  • Work with the Geomatics staff at CSU Fresno and at Cal Poly Pomona to develop outreach programs for students in elementary schools, junior high schools and high schools to introduce a new generation to the profession of land surveying.
  • Prepare a written Quarterly Report of the activities of the Committee and convey it to Executive Director no less than 30 days prior to the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting for inclusion in the agenda for that meeting.
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