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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 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

Something You Might Be Interested In – September 2018

Diving into the Data & Tech behind Wildfire Story Maps   The future of surveying? Quantum computing and blockchain   The Surveyor and Data Privacy   Second Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite Declared “Available for Launch” by US Air Force  

Be Part of the 2018 Geodetic Survey! Submissions Due 8/31!

The National Geodetic Survey needs your help with GEOID18 in West Virginia. To improve the accuracy and geographic coverage of GEOID18 and the transformation tool to transform data to NAPGD2022, users are encouraged to collect GPS data on leveled bench marks (GPS on BM) and submit the data to NGSRead More

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Registration for the 2018 Elkins Chapter Seminar is NOW OPEN!

The Elkins Chapter of WVSPS will be hosting their annual seminar on September 21, 2018 at Leading Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Montrose, WV. This year’s seminar, FEMA LOMA Preparation, will address the information, documents, and field work to prepare for a successful Elevation Certificate and filing of a ZoneRead More

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