Wednesday, November 22, 2017

SENLSA Winter Seminar 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2017

FALL SEMINAR

December 9, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Concordia University Fallbrook Campus
570 Fallbrook Blvd. Ste. 203

Lincoln, NE


TOPICS

Southeast Community College - Programs, Requirements, Future
Dr. Dennis Headrick, VP for Instruction, and Glenn Pasho, Dean of Construction, will discuss the current state of the land surveying program at Southeast Community College and plans for the direction of the program in the future. 


The Future of Manpower and Recruiting
Mike Caniglia, LS-644, will present and encourage discussion of on-the- job education in land surveying for staff and how to motivate those interested to become registered. Seminar attendees with on-the-job, in-house educational experience are invited to participate.



SCHEDULE

8:00 - Registration

8:25 - President’s Welcome
8:30-9:25 - Session Begins
9:25-9:35 - Break - Refreshments
9:35-10:25 - Session Continues
10:25-10:35 - Break - Refreshments
10:35-11:25 - Session Continues
11:25-11:35 - Break - Refreshments
11:35 -12:30 - Session Continues
12:30-12:45 - Business Meeting


BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

1. Minutes

2. Treasurer’s Report
3. Old Business 
4. New Business
5. Adjourn



SPEAKERS

Dr. Dennis Headrick, SCC
Vice President for Instruction

Dennis has been with Southeast Community College for 27 years, serving as the Assistant
Campus Director and Campus Director for the Beatrice Campus. For the past 22 years as the
VP for Instruction, he has supervised all credit and non-credit programs and industry training.

Glenn Pasho, SCC
Dean of Construction

Glenn has been with Southeast Community College for 35 years as an instructor, as the program chair for Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology, and for the past four years as Dean.

Michael Caniglia, TD2
LS-644

Mike is a registered land surveyor and has been with Thompson, Dreessen & Dorner, Inc. (TD2) for 19 years. He was registered in 2005 and runs one of TD2’s seven crews as Crew Chief.

SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2017


PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2017

PAST PRESIDENT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Andy Broeker LS641 - 2016-2017
Mike Caniglia LS644 - 2016-2017

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:



Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SENLSA Fall Seminar 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2017

FALL SEMINAR

October 21, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Highlands Golf Course, Lincoln


SUBJECTS

Session 1 - General Rules for Subdividing Land in Lancaster County
Session 2 - Lancaster County Platting Process
Session 3 - Surveyors & Title Agents Working to Educate Landowners

The sessions will include a variety of topics on platting property in Lancaster County, land title issues and the benefits of the land title agent\land surveyor professional working relationship. 


SCHEDULE

8:00 - Registration

8:25 - President’s Welcome
8:30-9:25 - Session Begins
9:25-9:35 - Break - Refreshments
9:35-10:25 - Session Continues
10:25-10:35 - Break - Refreshments
10:35-11:25 - Session Continues
11:25-11:35 - Break - Refreshments
11:35 -12:30 - Session Continues
12:30-12:45 - Business Meeting


BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

1. Minutes

2. Treasurer’s Report
3. Old Business 
4. New Business
5. Adjourn



SPEAKERS

Tom Cajka, County Planner, Lancaster County Planning Department

Tom has been with the Lancaster Planning Department for 16 years, two as the County Planner and before that as the planner for North Lincoln. He previously worked for Ross Engineering.

Pam Dingman, Lancaster County Engineer

Ken Schroeder, Chief Deputy County Surveyor

Linda Little, Nebraska Land Title & Abstract

Linda is a registered abstractor and licensed title agent in the State of Nebraska. She is employed by Nebraska Land Title & Abstract and has been located in the Wahoo office for the last nine years. Previously she worked at Hamilton & Johnson, a division of Title Services of the Plains, for ten years as a title agent and for the Saunders County Assessor as Deputy Assessor for five years.

SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2017


PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2017

PAST PRESIDENT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Andy Broeker LS641 - 2016-2017
Mike Caniglia LS644 - 2016-2017

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:



Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

SENLSA Summer Seminar 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2017

SUMMER SEMINAR

July 29, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

American Legion Hall, Bennet


SUBJECT

INTEGRATING UAVS INTO EVERYDAY WORKFLOW

Get a deeper understanding of UAVs and how using this exciting new technology can immediately benefit you and your firm. Explore how this rapidly expanding market is being used by service providers and other survey and engineering companies to grow and develop a more profitable business model.


SCHEDULE

8:00 - Registration

8:25 - President’s Welcome
8:30-9:25 - Session Begins
9:25-9:35 - Break - Refreshments
9:35-10:25 - Session Continues
10:25-10:35 - Break - Refreshments
10:35-11:25 - Session Continues
11:25-11:35 - Break - Refreshments
11:35 -12:30 - Session Continues
12:30-12:45 - Business Meeting


BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

1. Minutes

2. Treasurer’s Report
3. Old Business 
4. New Business
5. Adjourn



SPEAKERS

Ed McCaffery, Regional Manager with Topcon/IntelUAS

Ed is the Topcon/Intel UAS regional manager for North and Latin America. Ed has vast UAS knowledge and experience working with a wide range of companies and industries including a variety of DOTs, mining and energy companies, EA sports, the World Wildlife Fund and the PGA. 


Ed has over 11 years of experience in the survey and construction business. Ed's favorite part of his job is showing others how to incorporate emerging technologies into their workflow to increase efficiency and profitability.

SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2017


PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2017

PAST PRESIDENT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Andy Broeker LS641 - 2016-2017
Mike Caniglia LS644 - 2016-2017

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

SENLSA Spring Seminar 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2017

SPRING SEMINAR

March 18, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mahoney State Park, Peter Kiewit Lodge


SUBJECT

1. NEW ELEVATION CERTIFICATES
      What we can learn from the common slips often found when completing the form.

2. BASE FLOOD ELEVATIONS

      Determining BFE using the profile for AE zones, FBE for AO and AH zones.
      Requesting and using BFE determinations for A zones performed by the state.

3. FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMITS
      Structures needing floodplain development permits.

SCHEDULE

8:00 - Registration

8:25 - President’s Welcome
8:30-9:25 - Session 1 Begins
9:25-9:35 - Break - Refreshments
9:35-10:25 - Session 1 Continues
10:25-10:35 - Break - Refreshments
10:35-11:25 - Session 2 Begins
11:25-11:35 - Break - Refreshments
11:35 -12:30 - Session 2 Continues
12:30-12:45 - Business Meeting


BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

1. Minutes

2. Treasurer’s Report
3. Old Business 
4. New Business
5. Adjourn



SPEAKERS

Chuck Chase, Floodplain Outreach Coordinator, DNR

Chuck Chase is the Floodplain Outreach Coordinator for the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources. Chuck schedules training and outreach programs and helps local communities through information sharing visits such as CAVs and CACs.


Chuck is a retired Coast Guard Chief and formerly an Exercise Training Officer for the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency. He is on the board for the Nebraska Floodplain and Stormwater Manager's Association.

Chuck has a BS in Education, a MS in Quality Systems Management and is a Certified Floodplain Manager. Chuck's favorite part of his job is meeting with floodplain administrators and getting to know them and their communities.

SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2017


PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2017

PAST PRESIDENT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Andy Broeker LS641 - 2016-2017
Mike Caniglia LS644 - 2016-2017

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2017

Monday, December 5, 2016

SENLSA Winter Seminar 2016

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2016


WINTER SEMINAR

December 10, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Concordia University, Fallbrook, Lincoln, NE


SUBJECT

LOW DISTORTION PROJECTIONS IN NEBRASKA


1. LDP CONCEPT & DESIGN \ PLSS DATABASE DESIGN
      Brent Jorgensen, Steve Cobb

2. LDP USES IN FIELD AND OFFICE WORKFLOW

      Mike McNaney

3. NebraskaMAP AND THE PLSS DATABASE

      Jeff Timm


SCHEDULE

8:00 - Registration

8:25 - President’s Welcome
8:30-9:25 - Session 1 Begins
9:25-9:35 - Break - Refreshments
9:35-10:25 - Session 1 Continues
10:25-10:35 - Break - Refreshments
10:35-11:25 - Session 2 Begins
11:25-11:35 - Break - Refreshments
11:35 -12:30 - Session 2 Continues
12:30-12:45 - Business Meeting


BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

1. Minutes

2. Treasurer’s Report
3. Old Business - SENLSA Bylaws Review/Approval
4. New Business
5. Adjourn



SPEAKERS

Steve Cobb, RLS Nebraska State Surveyor


Steve has over 37 years of experience as a Land Surveyor in both the public and private sectors. Registered to practice in Nebraska in 1982, Steve came to the Nebraska State Surveyor’s Office in 1987, was appointed as Deputy State Surveyor in 1989, and the State Surveyor in 2005.



Bren
t Jorgensen, RLS Jorgensen Surveying


Brent graduated with an AAS in Surveying and Mapping from Denver Institute of Technology in 1990 and worked in the Denver area until 1999. He relocated to Southeast Nebraska and worked for three firms before becoming licensed in Nebraska and Kansas. Brent owns and operates Jorgensen Surveying from 2004 to present. He is also licensed in Missouri.



Mike McNaney, RLS Survey Coordinator


Papio-Missouri Natural Resources District Mike has 30 years of experience which have included work in Pennsylvania and in Nebraska at E&A before landing at the NRD. Mike became a licensed Land Surveyor in Nebraska in 2002.



Jeff Timm

IT Applications Developer/GIS Analyst
State of Nebraska OCIO


Jeff is the GIS Server Manager for the State of Nebraska responsible for promoting the collaboration of GIS in the State. He assists the State GIS Coordinator to organize and maintain geospatial data and web mapping projects that support the State Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enterprise system.



SENLSA OFFICERS


PRESIDENT: Steve Cobb LS 412 - 2016


PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Virlyn Bolte LS 631 - 2016

PAST PRESIDENT:

Denny Whitfield LS 449 - 2016

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS 565 - 2015-2016

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566  2015-2016
Kelly Stevens LS690  2015-2016
Andy Broeker LS641  2016-2017
Mike Caniglia LS644  2016-2017

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:

Steve Cobb LS 412 (2016)


Monday, December 1, 2014


S.E.N.L.S.A. WINTER SEMINAR

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
College of Graduate Studies
Concordia University - CGS
570 Fallbrook Blvd., Suite 203
Lincoln, NE 68521

8:30 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.

“FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT”

Agenda
-          Intro to Floodplain Management, the NFIP, and Elevation Certificates for Compliance
-          Flood Data Resources
-          Flood Insurance Reform
-          BW-12 and HFIAA
-          Working with Map Changes

John P. Callen, P.E., CFM
State NFIP Coordinator
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources – Floodplain Section

John has been with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NDNR) since 2012.  Since joining the department, John has worked with various floodplain management and floodplain mapping programs and projects and has a wide range of experience in floodplain management.   John recently took over the duties of State National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Coordinator for Nebraska. 

Prior to joining NDNR, John worked as the local floodplain manager for the City of Lincoln before transitioning into project management and floodplain mapping work for the Watershed Management Division of Public Works and Utilities.  John then did consulting work for several years, focusing on water resources projects including floodplain management and flood risk reduction activities.

John received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a major in Biological Systems Engineering and an emphasis in water and environment.  John is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska and a Certified Floodplain Manager by the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

SHANDI TELTSCHIK, P.E., CFM                                                                                                         
Natural Hazards Program Specialist
Floodplain Management and Insurance Branch – Mitigation Division
FEMA Region VII

Shandi Teltschik has been with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since 2006, primarily working with flood hazard mapping and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  Currently, Shandi serves as a the FEMA Region VII NFIP specialist for the state of Nebraska and works full time from the Omaha area. Prior to moving to FEMA Region 7, Shandi served as the Branch Chief of the Floodplain Management and Insurance Branch in FEMA Region 8 in Denver. 

Before joining FEMA, Shandi served as the North Dakota Flood Map Modernization Program Coordinator, as well as a Water Resource Engineer, for the North Dakota State Water Commission. 

Shandi received a Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University with a major in Agricultural Engineering, emphasis in water resources.  She also completed her graduate studies at Texas A&M earning a Master of Engineering in Biological and Agricultural Engineering.  As a result of her graduate project work, she was named a co-inventor for a U.S. patent for design of “A System and Method to Dissolve Gases Into Liquids.”  Shandi is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of North Dakota and a Certified Floodplain Manager by the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

 

Monday, September 29, 2014


S.E.N.L.S.A. FALL SEMINAR
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Embassy Suites
Conference Center
12520 Westport Pkwy
La Vista, Nebraska
8:30 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.

“PROFESSIONAL ETIQUETTE”
Speaker Biography
Ralph Lassiter
Touchstone Strategic Consultants, LLC
2409 N, 161st Street
Omaha, NE 68116
402-350-4800

Since 2012, Ralph Lassiter has served as president and managing principal of TouchStone Strategic Consultants LLC, a talent management and organizational development consultancy providing a full range of leadership development, strategic planning, change management, project management and succession planning services.

A visionary, trusted adviser to senior and executive leaders and nationally recognized facilitator, Lassiter has designed and delivered a variety of leadership programs to a range of clients in the private and public sectors across the United States. He has led strategic planning efforts for non-profits, public utilities, corporations and faith-based organizations in several states including Iowa, California, Nebraska, Washington, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

His unique and insightful approach to managing group dynamics allows him to skillfully facilitate complex scenarios including design-build projects, public-private coalitions, and contentious groups.