Saturday, October 20, 2018

SENLSA Fall 2018 Seminar

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2018

FALL SEMINAR

October 27, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gretna American Legion Post 216
11690 South 216th Street

Gretna, NE


TOPIC

Stringless Paving, Guidance Systems Software &
Redefining the Surveyor's Role


Featuring:


Travis Mann
Project Superintendent
Luxa Construction

Tom Glidewell
CAD Manager
Lamp Rynearson & Associates, Inc.

Mike DeBoer
GIS Specialist
Lamp Rynearson & Associates, Inc.

Dan Kahm
A&D Technical Supply
Career Fair


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

Travis Mann
Project Superintendent
Luxa Construction

Tom Glidewell
CAD Manager
Lamp Rynearson & Associates, Inc.

Tom has an international background as a military
brat living everywhere from Guam to Italty. He came
to Nebraska in 1995 and attended ITT for Computer
Aided Drafting. He started working at LRA in 1999 as
a Design Drafter and now serves as the firm’s CAD
Manager.


Mike DeBoer
GIS Specialist
Lamp Rynearson & Associates, Inc.

While studying at the University of Nebraska Omaha,
Mike DeBoer found a passion for Geographic
Information Systems (GIS). After graduating, Mike
started his GIS career in Local Government and
transitioned to the private sector working for ESRI,
the largest GIS software company. The public
and private work enhanced his education and
understanding of GIS. Mike has focused his GIS
career on Site Analysis, Drone Imagery, Data Analysis,
and creating GIS Web Mapping Applications. Mike
also works as an adjunct teacher at Metro Community
College teaching ‘Fundamentals of ArcGIS’ in the
Construction Education program.


Dan Kahm
A&D Technical Supply
Career Fair

Dan is a native Nebraskan, a UNL graduate, and has
spent a large part of his career working in the land
surveying profession in technical consulting with
customers for product selection, training, and support.
Working mostly within the Surveying, Civil Engineering,
and Construction industries, Dan has developed
extensive experience with Total Stations (Robotic/
Imaging) and GPS and in recent years he’s worked with
high definition scanning, GIS, and reference station
networks to further production capacity, workflows,
and project profitability.




SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: 

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2018

PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2018

PAST PRESIDENT:

Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2018

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Jamie Blodgett LS610 - 2018-2019
Jon Carrell LS693 - 2018-2019

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:


Steve Cobb LS412 - 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

SENLSA Summer Seminar - 2018

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2018

SUMMER SEMINAR

July 28, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Chalco Hills Recreation Area
Papio-Missouri River NRD

8901 South 154th Street
Omaha, NE


TOPIC

Site Develpoment - Beyond the Survey
Featuring:



Carey Grell
Environmental Analyst Supervisor
Planning and Programming Division Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Belinda Fowler
Environmental Assistance Coordinator Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Chuck Chase
Floodplain Outreach Coordinator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Steve Cobb LS 412


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

Carey Grell
Environmental Analyst Supervisor Planning and Programming Division Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. As a current member of the environmental review team at NGPC, Carey reviews projects with a state or federal permit or funding and works with project proponents to avoid impacts to state-listed endangered and threatened species and other resources of NGPC concern. A University of Nebraska graduate with a degree in Natural Resources, she previously worked as a temporary employee with NGPC in the Nongame Bird Program monitoring endangered and threatened bird species.

Belinda Fowler
Environmental Assistance Coordinator Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. A lifelong Nebraskan, Belinda has lived and worked in communities across the state. In April, she began working at the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality as their Environmental Assistance Coordinator, developing a Permit Matrix tool to identify permitting needs by industry sectors in Nebraska. Previously she has worked for NDOR, as an EHSS Manager, as an independent business owner, and as an environmental, health, safety and DOT regulatory consultant. She has her Master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning and holds a Bachelor of Science from Wayne State College.

Chuck Chase
Floodplain Outreach Coordinator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources. As the Floodplain Outreach Coordinator, Chuck schedules training and outreach programs and helps local communities through information sharing visits. Chuck is a retired Coast Guard Chief and former Exercise Training Officer for the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency. He is a board member for the Nebraska Floodplain and Storm Water Manager’s Association. Chuck has a B.S. in Education and M.S. in Quality Systems Management and is a Certified Floodplain Manager.


Steve Cobb LS-412
Time permitting, Steve will discuss the 25 zone design to be submitted to NGS as part of the upcoming 2022 Nebraska State Plane Coordinate System.





SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: 

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2018

PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2018

PAST PRESIDENT:

Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2018

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Jamie Blodgett LS610 - 2018-2019
Jon Carrell LS693 - 2018-2019

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:


Steve Cobb LS412 - 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

SENLSA Spring Seminar 2018

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - 2018

SPRING SEMINAR

April 7, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mahoney State Park
Peter Kiewit Lodge

Ashland, NE


TOPIC

An Attorney and real Estate Agents Perspective on the Business of Land Surveying.

Featuring Baylor Evnen Attorney Ann K. Post, American Family Insurance Agent Lon Hollibaugh and American Family Insurance Marketing Specialist Ryan Wynne. 


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

Ann K. Post
Attorney - Commercial Practice Group - Baylor Even

Ann's practice emphasizes employment law, real estate law, land use and zoning. Ann obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from UNL graduating with distinction in 2012.

Lon Hollibaugh
Agent - American Family

Lon has been an American Family agent for over 27 years and offers business, home, auto, life as well as other insurance products. He has been an AFLIC 5 time award recipient.

Ryan Wynne
Marketing Specialist - American Family

Ryan has a sales and marketing background and has been awarded the Sales Specialist Award in November of 2015, January of 2016 and February of 2016.

Steve Cobb

LS-412

Time permitting, Steve will discuss the NGS request for GPS on BM support from local surveyors and the NGS design and possible variations of the upcoming 2022 Nebraska State Plane Coordinate System.



SENLSA OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: 

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2018

PRESIDENT‐ELECT:

Steve Cobb LS412 - 2018

PAST PRESIDENT:

Virlyn Bolte LS631 - 2018

SECRETARY/TREASURER:

Mike Smith LS565 - 2017-2018

BOARD MEMBERS:

William Knight LS566 - 2017-2018
Marc Raphael LS695 - 2017-2018
Jamie Blodgett LS610 - 2018-2019
Jon Carrell LS693 - 2018-2019

PSAN REPRESENTATIVE:



Steve Cobb LS412 - 2018

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