Monday, November 26, 2012


Saturday, December 8, 2012

College of Graduate Studies

Concordia University - CGS
570 Fallbrook Blvd., Suite 203
Lincoln, NE 68521

8:30 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.
“The Progression of Nebraska’s GLO Surveys”
Jerry Penry RLS 504
Lancaster County Engineering Department 

Jerry Penry is a Nebraska licensed land surveyor who began his surveying career in 1984.  A native of Atkinson, Jerry attended Southeast Community College in Milford after high school and has remained in southeast Nebraska.  After employment with various private surveying companies in Lincoln for 12 years, Jerry has worked for Lancaster County Engineering since 1997 and currently manages the survey department.  He has had over twenty articles published in professional magazines and has authored several books.  Jerry currently lives in Milford. 

“Oddities in Nebraska Surveys”  

Gene Thomsen  RLS 397
Deputy State Surveyor
Gene Thomsen is a life-long resident of Nebraska who grew up on a farm between Fairmont and Exeter Nebraska.  He attended Kearney State College, and graduated from Southeast Community College with an associates degree in Civil Engineering and Surveying.  Gene worked in private practice before joining the Nebraska Department of Roads Design Division in 1974.  He has been a Registered Land Surveyor in Nebraska since 1983 and became a Deputy State Surveyor in 1988.  His interest is survey history has inspired him to write articles for the Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska as well as “Nebraska History” published by the Nebraska State Historical Society.