Recently, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law, enabling a $2.2 trillion stimulus relief package that will impact nearly every American citizen in the coming weeks. The bill includes the creation of programs that are designed to assist small businesses who may be strugglingRead More
WVSPS 2020 Convention Featured Speaker: Jeff Jalbrzikowski
We’re excited to welcome our friend Jeff Jalbrzikowski from the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) as one of the many speakers we will be featuring at the 2020 WVSPS Convention. Jeff began his geospatial career when he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Field Artillery Surveyor. He has spent hisRead More
Registration is now open for the 52nd Annual WVSPS Convention!
The Convention Committee and Officers of the West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors invite you to attend our 52nd Annual Convention. The convention will be held February 13-15, 2020 at the Days Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Flatwoods, West Virginia, conveniently located at exit 67 of I-79. The WVSPSRead More
Fall 2019 Surveyors Events of Interest
There are many different Surveyor events happening in and around our state this Fall. Take a look below for just a few. OhioPLSO Fall SeminarOctober 10-11th, 2019 PennsylvaniaAlternate Technology Sewage Systems Available for Design and Planning in PAOctober 9th, 2019 Precision Laser & Instrument Customer Appreciation Open House Cook OutOctoberRead More
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Did you know that you can receive PDHs for writing articles for the WVSPS Newsletter? If you write an article for the WVSPS Newsletter and it gets published, you can earn 1 PDH per hour (up to 10 per year) you spent writing your article! To submit your articles, pleaseRead More
On-Site Registration Available for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Buried Treasure & Unsung Hero
As a reminder, the Eastern Panhandle Chapter will be hosting their 2019 Seminar series this Friday, July 19 in Martinsburg, WV. If you plan to attend, you may still register on-site beginning at 7 am at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg. This year’s seminar series, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Buried Treasure & Unsung Hero,” will addressRead More
Registration Now Open for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Buried Treasure & Unsung Hero – July 19
The Eastern Panhandle Chapter of WVSPS will be hosting their annual seminar on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg, West Virginia. This year’s seminar, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Buried Treasure & Unsung Hero,” will address Ground Penetrating Radar, UAS and surveys across America by the state line boundary retracement specialist SamuelRead More
WV Exam For Licensure Application Deadline July 1
As a reminder, if you or someone you know is planning on taking the WV Examinations for licensure, the application deadline for the October exam is July 1 for first time Exam takers or July 15 for those retaking the WV Examinations! Applicants for the WV exams must pass theRead More
WVSPS License Expiration Reminder
As a reminder, if you are a licensed surveyor in West Virginia, your license is due to expire on June 30th. You can renew your license by visiting the West Virginia Board of Professional Surveyors (WVBPS) website here. If you have any questions or issues with renewing your license, please contactRead More
WVSPS Board of Directors Election Ballot CLOSES Dec 31
If you have not yet voted in the WVSPS Board of Directors election please do so soon! The election will close December 31st. If you did not receive your log in information from ElectionsOnline please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Note to WV County Surveyor Candidates
First, I would like to thank all those who have registered as a candidate for County Surveyor. The pay ain’t great, but it shows an interest in supporting our profession and makes our expertise easily accessible to county government. Second, they don’t make it easy. So, as a reminder, IRead More