News & Current Events

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Papers and Powerpoint slides for the ASMC 2015 short course "ROW Mapping Case Studies: "The Older I Get, the Less I Know..." are linked under "Latest News" on the ASPLS Home page. ASPLS Home Page (posted 2.21.15)

Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference: The 49th Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference "49th Year - 49th State" was successfully held from February 16-20, 2015 at the Anchorage Hilton. Visit the Conference website at: Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference (posted 2.21.15)

Website Log: Want to find out quickly what's changed since the last time you visited? Go to the "WebLog" .

Standards of Practice: We now have a page for the 2013 Update to the Standards of Practice as well as the older 1994 Edition. Links and material are being added to the 2013 online edition as sections are made available. Most recent additions include an updated collection of Alaska Statutes & Administrative Code as well as several papers on Alaska easement and access case law presented by Daniel W. Beardsley, Esq., SR/WA (posted 11.11.13)

Membership: Note!!! Dues have been reduced for 2013!!! The membership form in Acrobat (PDF) format can be downloaded from the following link: Membership Form. This form reflects the current dues structure that includes membership in the National Society for Professional Surveyors (NSPS) and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM). For further information, contact membership chairman Jim Sharp at

The ASPLS Guidelines for Professional Training is a Microsoft Word document that has been developed to assist the pre-professional land surveyor in tracking and recording training and experience that will lead to their acceptance for the Fundamentals of Surveying and Professional Land Surveying examination: ASPLS Training Guide & Record (posted 12.5.09)

cyan pin Miscellaneous Items

ASPLS Administrative Guide!!!: Executive Secretary Vicky Sterling has prepared an Administrative Guide outlining the duties of ASPLS Officers and Committee Chairs. A copy of the guide in .pdf format can be found at Administrative Guide (posted 11/27/03)

red pin Scheduled Events

Anchorage Chapter: The Anchorage Chapter meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Sourdough Mining Company, 5200 Juneau St. at noon..

Fairbanks Chapter: The Fairbanks Chapter meets at noon on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Location varies.

Valley Chapter (Mat-Su): The monthly meeting is on the last Wednesday of each month at the Wasilla Windbreak, at noon.

orange pin Alaska Professional Design Council News:

The APDC Newsletter is still alive and kicking. Also see their website at APDC...A coalition of Professional Design Organizations . The APDC Newsletter presents the latest activities of the Engineering, Architectural and Land Surveying Professional Organizations in the State of Alaska as well as timely updates regarding relevant issues in the legislature. Articles and letters to the editor can be forwarded to the newsletter editor, Vicky Sterling at 907-644-9940 (Ph), 345-1028 (Fax) or e-mail at: . Address: Alaska Professional Design Council - P.O. Box 100515 - Anchorage, AK 99501-0515

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