Central Valley Chapter
California Land Surveyors Association

Promoting the professional practice of land surveying in the California Central Valley.
Serving the greater Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin County Area."


CLSA Central Valley Chapter Meeting Information

You will find details on the October 2015 meeting of the CLSA Central Valley Chapter below. Please contact any of the chapter officers with questions about the meeting.

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM
  • Location: Perko's in Modesto (901 North Carpenter Road)
  • Speaker: Jon P. Warren, PLS, NSPS President
  • Topic: National Society of Professional Surveyors
Jon Warren Jon currently serves as the President of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and a Professional Licensed Land Surveyor in the State of Washington since 1984. He has built a broad-based hybrid career, with experience in the Private and Public sectors, as the Snohomish County Surveyor (1994-2006), Survey Business Line Manager for WHPacific (2006-2009), Senior Associate and Puget Sound Region Survey Manager for David Evans and Associates, Inc. (2009-2014), and currently as the Land Survey Division Manager for the City of Bellevue, WA.

Jon has served both the Land Surveyors Association of Washington (LSAW) for 30+ years and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) for more than 20 years. After his term as LSAW President in 1994, he represented LSAW on the NSPS Board of Governors (1994-1999), served as Secretary from 1995-1999, and served as NSPS Area 10 Director (2000-2006). He has also served as Chairman for a number of Committees for both societies. His efforts have resulted in receiving several awards, including multiple NSPS Presidential Citations, and the NSPS Surveying Excellence Award. LSAW honored him as its Surveyor of the Year in 1991.

NSPS and the Surveying Profession powerpoint

Session Content – Current status of NSPS and where NSPS is going as a national organization. What can or should NSPS offer as member content and benefits. Q&A on what the members in attendance think NSPS should be for them.

Watch as Jon Looks Ahead For the Year as New NSPS President at the April 2015 NSPS Conference

Listen to Jon on The NSPS Radio Hour 07/13/15

You can download the meeting notice here in pdf format.

You can download the meeting minutes here in pdf format.

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New in the Library:

Tuolumne County - Updated Record Maps and Corner Records, added Mineral Surveys
San Joaquin County - added Filed Map Footprints
updated February 2016 Guide to the Preparation of Maps
updated ROS, PM, M&P, Corner Records
Madera County - updated Record maps
Santa Clara County - updated Record maps and Corner Records
Sacramento County - added link to Geographical Map Index
Fresno County - updated record maps
Stanislaus County - updated record maps

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