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Support the 2019 WVSPS Convention by Donating Raffle Items

Each year WVSPS conducts a surveyors raffle at the annual convention each year. The money raised from the raffle funds the WVSPS Future Surveyor Award which helps aspiring surveying students by providing them with needed equipment and supplies. The prize is not given freely. These students must first meet aRead More

WV 2018 Election Results At A Glance

Overview Despite U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s victory over state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the purported “blue wave” turned out to be a “blue trickle.” Republicans maintained control of all 3 Congressional seats, including a win by Carol Miller over State Senator Richard Ojeda in the open Third Congressional District. LegislativeRead More

Wheeler Awarded Salem University Distinguished Alumni Award

Dan Wheeler, P.S. of the Thrasher Group in Bridgeport, WV, was recently awarded the 2018 Salem University Distinguished Alumni award at an honors banquet on October 6th. Through his work with Salem University in recent years, Wheeler has worked with high school students completing various workshops studying “Aerial Technologies” to include UAV Drones. Read More

Marshall Robinson named NSPS Fellow

During the 2018 NSPS Fall Business meeting in Washington, D.C., WVSPS member Marshall Robinson was named as an NSPS Fellow. According to the NSPS, “A member may be considered for membership in the fellow category only by an invitation from the Admissions Committee upon his or her nomination by anRead More

Facemyer Appointed to WVBPS Board, Fridley Appointed to Open WVSPS Seat

Gary D. Facemyer, P.E., P.S. was named to the West Virginia Board of Professional Surveyors Board of Directors on Wednesday, October 24. Stepping into the vacant seat on the WVSPS Board of Directors is Sean Fridley. Mr. Facemyer has been responsible for planning, surveying, permitting, design, and construction of publicRead More

USACE Hiring for Two Survey Technicians

About the Position: This is a TERM position located in Engineering and Construction Division Cost & Technical Support Branch in Huntington, WV or at the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam. The incumbent will plan and conduct topographic and engineering surveys to provide critical data necessary to support a wide rangeRead More

WVSPS Needs Your Help! Volunteer for a Committee by October 15

Deadline for announcements is October 22 The West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors newsletter, The West Virginia Surveyor, is published quarterly. The purpose of this newsletter is to connect the WVSPS membership with information, opportunities, resources, and each other. We are very pleased to dedicate one section of this newsletterRead More

WVSPS Needs Your Help! Volunteer for a Committee by October 15

As we begin to roll into our new administrative year, I would like to take this opportunity to ask for your participation in one of the Society’s working committees. Your expected level of involvement can range from an hour a month on a conference call / webinar to a fewRead More

Earn PDHs for Contributing to the WVSPS Newsletter

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

WVSPS Now Accepting Board Nominations

WVSPS is now accepting nominations for new Board members for 2019. The positions include: President Elect, Vice President, and three Director positions. Nominees must be active members of WVSPS to be eligible for a Board position. If you would like to nominate someone for one of these positions, please emailRead More

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