Thursday, April 12, 2007

April 2007 - Meeting Minutes

April Meeting Minutes
April 12, 2007
Andiamo Restaurant
Clovis, CA

· The meeting was called to order at 6:55 p.m.
· The March minutes were approved.
· The Treasurer’s Report was approved, there is $3,879.84 in the checking account.

Membership Committee

· There was discussion that maybe we should try to tie local membership into the state membership to get more members. The state may think the bookeeping is too complicated.

Scholarship Committee

· The chapter recieved a letter from Norman P. Gentry thanking CLSA for having the W.O. Gentry scholarship.

GIS Committee

· The ESRI Surveying Summit is in June at the San Diego Convention Center
· CLSA now has a GIS liason

Student Committee

· Students would like speaker ideas for the conference next year.
· Chris Bardon at CSDS volunteered to give a presentation
· Possible speakers: Dennis Mouland, Tom Taylor, Dave Doyle, Mark Cheves
· More students are interested in joining the chapter.
· J.T. suggested making a special commitee for the CLSA "Choose your path, make your mark" video.


· CLSA-WFPS Conference at Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego April 15-18
· CLSA Board of Directors meeting May 5 at 10:30, at the Hilton Ontario Airport.
· CSDS Open House May 3, presentations, BBQ

Round Table Discussion

The topic for the discussion was “Do you think California should have a minimum standards law for surveyors? Why or why not?”

· Do we need to set guidelines for ourselves? Many guidelines in Subdivision Map Act, LS Act, ALTA/ACSM Standards.
· Standards keep everyone on the same page.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.