CLSA Central Valley Chapter Meeting Information
You will find details on the May 2014 meeting of the CLSA Central Valley Chapter below. Please contact any of the chapter officers with questions about the meeting.
- Date and Time: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at
- Location: Perko's in Modesto (901 North Carpenter Road)
- Speaker: Ron Nelms, PLS
- Topic: Romancing the Rock
While serving as Director for the Bakersfield Chapter of
CLSA he was also a member at large on the Executive Committee for
the 2012 year. Currently he serves on the Legislative Committee, the Professional
Practice Committee, and is Chairman of the Monument Conservation Committee.
He also serves as a Director of the CLSA Education Foundation.
In addition to those duties, he is also a past president of the North of the River Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Government Review Committee for the Bakersfield Chamber and currently chairs the membership position for the Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary.
Ron is married to his wife Donna and he has two sons Tyler and Aaron who have gifted him with three grandchildren, Thomas, Matiaus and Alys.
Romancing the Rock and Other Geodetic Passions
It is likely that most persons have little or no idea of the importance of the survey process in a developed society. It is a satisfying and noble profession that may run under the radar of the public watch. The general public has little understanding, even awareness of the meaning and importance of land surveying.
This will be an open discussion of where we came from, where we are and where we are going. We will take a critical look at the worth of our profession in an attempt to understand our role in an orderly society, providing a valuable and necessary service to communities and individuals. Understanding what we do is part of the understanding of the humanization process, and harnessing this rock we live on for the benefit of living things.
You can download the meeting notice here in pdf format.
You can download the meeting minutes here in pdf format.
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