Committee Charges

CLSA Committee Charges

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ACEC Liaison Mike Hartley, Liaison mike@bedrockeng.com
  • Attend meetings of ACEC, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with pertinent information from the ACEC Board meetings.
  • Be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and be able to discuss them in an open forum at the ACEC Board of Directors Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports 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 CLSA.
ACSM/NSPS Board of Governors Paul Goebel, Governor paulegoebel.pls@gmail.com
  • Attend meeting 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.
  • 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.
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports 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 CLSA.
Boys and Girls Scouts of America Kurt Lenhardt, Chair surveykurt@outlook.com
  • Respond to request for assistance from Scout organization.
  • Prepare teaching modules to assist others in the presentation.
  • Encourage participation by members.
BPELSG Liaison Rob McMillan, Liaison robplsca@gmail.com
  • Attend meetings of both BPELSG and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with information from BPELSG Board to the CLSA Directors.
  • Carry information the CLSA Directors wish to share with the BPELSG Board.
  • Be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and able to discuss them in an open forum at the BPELSG Meetings on behalf of the CLSA Board of Directors.
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports of communications with the BPELSG Board of Directors and report on actions and decisions taken, and the discussion of those actions and decisions, which are of interest to CLSA.
Bylaws Committee Tom Herrin, Chair therrin@dpw.sbcounty.gov
  • 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 Curt Burfield, Liaison curtis.burfield@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.
CEAC Liaison Warren Smith wsmith69@roadrunner.com
  • The CEAC Liaison is to attend meetings of both CEAC and CLSA, and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with such information from the CEAC Surveyor Policy Committee that should be made available to the CLSA Directors. Further the CEAC Liaison will transmit such information as the CLSA Board of Directors wish to share with CEAC.
  • 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.
Continuing Education Committee Rich Maher OC-rmaher@oc-surveyors.org
  • Arrange for a monthly workshop available to members available via a webinar.
  • Create a training page as part of the association webpage with content that includes training opportunities from CLSA and other sources that include free training via webinar.
  • Consult with other professional organizations for educational content.
  • Consult with Profession Practices Committee to be aware of education gaps that may manifest themselves through that committee's activities.
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 Kimberley Holtz kim.holtz@polb.com
  • Develop a list of Community Colleges, Colleges and Universities in California that support a survey curriculum.
  • Develop a contact list of Student Chapters that includes Professors and officers.
  • Maintain contact with Student Chapters and establish a medium of exclusive communication between the Student chapter to facilitate the sharing of common challenges and solutions.
  • Monitor High School programs that may provide opportunities to promote the profession.
  • Incorporate and promote Trig Star program with Chapters.
  • Endeavor to facilitate new ways to expand our avenues of communication and education with underrepresented groups.
Legislative Committee Mike Butcher, Chair mbutcher@sboinc.com
  • 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 to the Board of Directors.
Membership Committee Joan Carr, Chair carrlandcivil@gmail.com
  • Assign committee member to one or more Chapters to contact and assist them in retaining/recruiting membership as necessary.
  • Encourage each Chapter to appoint a Membership Chair.
  • Develop a Membership Drive program.
  • Develop materials and processes as necessary to advertise membership and participation.
  • Prepare a written quarterly report to the Board of Directors.
Monument Conservation Committee Kevin Nehring, Chair ca.pls8200@gmail.com
  • Promote public awareness of the importance of monument preservation.
  • Remind Chapters and members that they can utilize power point resources when presenting monument preservation.
  • Review "Monument Conservation" web page and check for errors, additions, or deletions.
  • Review "Monument Conservation" brochure for errors, additions, or deletions.
  • Continue developing list of counties participating in monument preservation funds.
  • Develop a list of statements being used by agencies to address 8771 of the LSA
  • Prepare a written quarterly report to the Board of Directors.
NCEES/POLC Rob McMillan, Representative robplsca@gmail.com
  • Attend meetings POLC meetings and report back to the CLSA Board of Directors with information from NCEES Board that should be made available to the CLSA Directors.
  • Be current on issues affecting CLSA, its members and its goals and able to discuss them in an open forum at the POLC and NCEES Meetings on behalf of the CLSA.
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports of communications with the NCEES Board of Directors and report on actions and decisions taken, the discussion of those actions and decisions which are of interest to CLSA.
OIT Liaison Matt Stringer, Liaison mstringer9281@hotmail.com
  • Communicate to the students and faculty CLSA's commitment to Land Surveying education.
  • Encourage Students to apply for scholarships as appropriate.
  • Maintain contact with the Education Chair and communicate information to the Chair about the status of the university.
  • Report quarterly to the CLSA Board of Directors with a written report and additional verbal communications as necessary.
Policy & Procedure Committee Joe Padilla, Chair joepadilla@johnson-frank.com
  • Review Board Guide & Policies for conformity to the Bylaws.
  • Become familiar with the adopted Policies and Procedures so that you may advise the Board accordingly.
  • Review written policies and procedures of the CLSA for compliance to our goals, values and stated aims.
  • Prepare statements of policies and/or procedures as are requested from time to time by the Officers and the Board.
  • Prepare a written quarterly report to the Board of Directors.
Professional Practices Committee Roger Hanlin, Chair rhanlin@mhm-inc.com
  • Work with Chapters to develop Professional Practices Committees at each of the Chapters in order to further the profession, our association and to protect the public.
  • Work with BPELSG to improve compliance with State Laws and Standards of Practice.
  • Develop guidelines for review of cases and complaints brought to the local Chapter's PPC.
  • Work with BPELSG to develop guideline for the selection of subject matter experts.
  • Prepare a written quarterly report to the Board of Directors.
Publications - Cal Surveyor Paul Mabry, Editor paulhmabry@gmail.com
  • Produce at least two magazine a year.
  • Communicate with members and key educators within our profession to elicit articles for the magazine.
  • Attend Board Meeting to discuss and report the status of the magazine.
Public Awareness Committee Kevin Morris, Chair kevinmorr44@gmail.com
  • Create presentation package that is suitable for presentations to community to groups that explains the role of surveyors in society.
  • Seek out opportunities to communicate with public in media outlets.
  • Review brochures and other material for need to update.
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports 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 CLSA.
QBS Mike Hartley, Chair mike@bedrockeng.com
  • Develop tools (presentations, brochures, etc.) that will assist members and others to speak to this topic to appropriate governmental stakeholders.
  • Give presentations to Chapters and other groups explaining the QBS process.
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports for the CLSA Board of Directors.
Surveyor Coalition David Wooley, Chair dave@dwoolley.com
  • Work with Legislative Committee to bring forward to the Coalition legislative items for members consideration and support.
  • Share legislative items developed by members with the Legislative Committee for review and concurrence.
  • Work with other members to develop legislative items of common interest.
  • Prepare a written quarterly report to the Board of Directors.
WFPS Raymond L. Mathe & Annette Hovorka, Delegates pls6185@hotmail.com
ladylandsurveyor@gmail.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.
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