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Call for Committee Members

Tuesday, September 10, 2019  
Posted by: Amber Carpenter
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New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors, Inc.

Call for Committee Members  


Can you volunteer your time to help your fellow members?

Attention Members!

President de Bruin is actively seeking additional volunteers to serve on a variety of open NYSAPLS committee positions for 2020 and the remainder of this year.

We'd love to hear from you!

Below you will find the listing of committees with open positions, their duties and the number open positions available. Most committees meet monthly or bi-monthly with a majority of meetings held via conference call.

If you'd like more information about the commitment level involved, please feel free to call our headquarters office, 518-432-4046.


Committee duties:

  • To monitor the current status or progress of the current board approved strategic plan.
  • To assist the Board of Directors in formulating future strategic direction.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE - 2 open positions

Committee duties:

  • To recommend the steps and actions that should be taken by the regionals and the Association to obtain and retain the membership of all eligible persons.
  • To promote and implement all approved steps and actions.
  • To review and evaluate the success of the regionals in obtaining and  retaining members with reference to the number of eligible surveyors in the area served by the regional.
  • To conduct membership campaigns and to make such awards to regionals as may be authorized.


Committee duties:

  • To conduct a planned publicity campaign through newspapers and other recognized media to cultivate a favorable reaction from the public on behalf of the surveying profession.
  • To inform the public on the high qualifications of the surveyor, the importance of his/her services to human progress, the requirements of registration, proper methods of selecting surveying services, and the desirability of appointing surveyors in public councils and in executive and administrative positions.
  • To educate surveyors and the public as to the meaning and proper use of the term “Professional Surveyor.”
  • To secure credit for the surveyor in connection with the works designed and executed by them.
  • To stimulate surveyor leadership in civic problems and public affairs.
  • To correspond and confer with public officials and government agencies on behalf of the profession in matters affecting the interest of the surveyor.
  • To educate the public on the correct place and attitude of the surveyor in state economic problems.
  • To secure for the profession its rightful place in social and economic readjustment, planning and progress.

Can you help out?

Call or email us today and help pave the future of our organization.

Phone: 518-432-4046


146 Washington Avenue
Land Surveyors Building
Albany, NY 12210
518-432-4046 -- (f) 518-432-4055

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