FIELD NOTES
US of AZ Monthly eNewsletter

September Issue Highlights
Regulatory Update Info
Surveying with Drones
EVIT Update
Football 'Pick-Em' Fundraiser - Week One Results
New Members & Sponsors
Monthly USofAZ Meeting
This month's meeting is 
Friday, September 16th
at Bowman Consulting.

Jason Foose, PLS and Survey Representative on the BTR will be in attendance to inform us of the latest happenings at that level and to answer any questions we have re: deregulation, etc.

Refreshments will be available.  
Please RSVP to Kent Groh via kgroh@bowmancg.com

                                          
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
PLEASE READ THE ATTACHED STUDY. 
IT MAY BE USED TO CHANGE THE WAY SURVEYORS WILL BE LICENSED AND REGULATED
Arizona Department of Administration Feasibility Study of the Consolidation of all Non-Health Regulatory Boards and Occupational Licensing Facilities

   
Essential Steps to Start Surveying with Drones

While many industries are using drones, few are benefiting as much as land surveyors. For a land surveyor, a drone is a powerful tool for efficiently, easily and safely creating aerial orthophotos and topographic data faster than ever. While UAVs are capable and efficient, using them effectively requires more than simply expecting automatic results. Creating real business value with a drone requires following a series of essential steps.

READ MORE HERE
MORE EXCITING NEWS
FROM EVIT
Drone technologies has been added to the Surveyor Apprenticeship Program curriculum at EVIT. This is so cool.

Applications are being accepted for the class starting on January 9, 2017. Grant monies are available if you get your application in now. 

Click on the following link to view the course curriculum and contact information to start the application process.
BOWMAN CONSULTING & HESS-ROUNTREE, INC HAVE ALREADY HIRED STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THIS PROGRAM.
DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY!
USofAZ Weekly NFL 'Pick-Em' Challenge
Proceeds to Benefit
As many of you know we had to modify our original format, but we are still playing!

The Winner of Week One:
DOUG TONEY 

If you are interested in donating to this worthy cause and getting in on the rest of the season, please email Kent Groh at kgroh@bowmanconsulting.com
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WELCOME NEW SPONSOR:

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
RICHARD WAAGE
TIM DUNCAN
KEVIN MCDOUGALL
   USofAZ would like thank all of our sponsors
 and recognize the following organizations for being our Strategic Partners!
  Interested in becoming a part of our community?  Email admin@usofaz.org