e-NEWS NOVEMBER 2019
IN THIS ISSUE...
  • A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
  • 2020 ORANGE COUNTY CHAPTER LS REVIEW COURSE
  • CLSA CENTRAL VALLEY CHAPTER - BUTTE COUNTY RECORD MAPS
  • CLSA AWARDS DEADLINE APPROACHING
  • HUMBOLDT COUNTY RECORD MAPS -- NOW ONLINE
  • NSRS MODERNIZATION NEWS
  • BPELSG EXPERTS NEEDED
  • AMAZON SMILE IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE AMAZON SHOPPING APP
  • CLSA EDUCATION FOUNDATION PARTICIPATES IN OUR PROMISE
  • 2020 FRESNO STATE GEOMATICS CONFERENCE
  • CLSA 2019 PUBLICATIONS
  • UPCOMING EVENTS
LEADERSHIP
Leadership is learning. When I started this adventure, I had some ideas of what I would like to see happen. I did think that planning would be the way to accomplish those ideals. I was wrong.
It goes without saying that the President is really nothing. So much of what goes on is the efforts of others. Yet, one likes to think that your thoughts and ideas have some impact.  

As I reflect on the upcoming Thanksgiving season, it makes me think how incredibly grateful I am to all of you. You have given me a great gift this year. This year has taught me so very much. I appreciate every bit of attention you have given me and my ideas over these many years.

I wish for you, in this upcoming holiday season, joy and peace. I hope you take advantage of this precious time to be with those who matter most.  

Annette Hovorka
President, CLSA
2020 ORANGE COUNTY CHAPTER LS REVIEW COURSE
The CLSA Orange County Chapter will be hosting an LS Exam Review Class. The class begins December 3rd and will be held at Santiago Canyon College in Orange, CA. The cost is $495 for non members, $400 for CLSA members with a $95 savings if you are also an Orange County chapter member.
NSRS MODERNIZATION NEWS
A new issue of the NSRS Mondernization News has been released.

  • NOAA's Foundation CORS Network
  • Retiring the U.S. Survey Foot
  • Progress in Ongoing NSRS Modernization Projects
CLSA CENTRAL VALLEY CHAPTER - BUTTE COUNTY RECORD MAPS
The CLSA Central Valley Chapter has posted all of the Butte County record maps in their chapter library free for all to use.

Below is the link to the CLSA Central Valley Chapter. Please open using Google Chrome.

How to get to the Library: While on the Home Screen of the CLSA Central Valley Chapter, on the menu in the left side of the screen click on “Visit the Library."
CLSA AWARDS DEADLINE APPROACHING
The CLSA is currently accepting submissions for the 2019 annual awards. Please review the submission forms, linked HERE, and submit nominations by December 31, 2019.

We are accepting nominations in the following categories:
  • Chapter of the Year Award
  • Member of the Year Award
  • Dorothy Calegari Distinguished Service Award
  • Chapter Newsletter Award
  • Chapter Website Award
  • Annual Photo Competition
HUMBOLDT COUNTY RECORD MAPS -- NOW ONLINE
Humboldt county has posted all of their recorded maps online. To access them, please CLICK HERE.
BPELSG EXPERTS NEEDED
BPELSG is in urgent need for more land surveyor expert consultants to assist the Board’s Enforcement Unit with technical review of complaints during the investigation process. Having a sufficient and diverse pool of land surveyor experts is vital towards ensuring an efficient and effective investigation of complaints.

If you are eligible, interested, and available to assist BPELSG with this process, please complete the Areas of Expertise form located by CLICKING HERE and submit to Alicia Newcomb by email at Alicia.newcomb@dca.ca.gov or if you have any questions, please direct those to Alicia at (916) 263-2274
amazonsmile IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE AMAZON SHOPPING APP
Dear Charity Administrator,

Good news! AmazonSmile is now available in the Amazon Shopping App to all AmazonSmile customers using supported Android devices. You can use the below copy and instructions to share the news with your supporters! 

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support California Land Surveyors Association Education Foundation in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations. 

1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.
2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
3. Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process. 

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, update your App. Click here for instructions.

AmazonSmile is not currently available for iOS users. We will notify AmazonSmile charities when it becomes available. 

To see the impact of your marketing, visit the AmazonSmile Metrics Dashboard for California Land Surveyors Association Education Foundation. Simply log in at org.amazon.com and click the "View metrics" button.

2020 FRESNO STATE GEOMATICS CONFERENCE
The 2020 Fresno State Geomatics Conference will be held January 24-25, 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Downtown Fresno.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Offers a $.07 per page discount and will automatically donate $.10 per page to CLSA when members download courthouse documents through this website. These instruments include Deeds, Easements, Rights-of-Way, Releases, Liens, etc.
Save up to 60% on your office supplies. Click on the Office Depot Logo to begin utilizing the CLSA-Office Depot Discount Program. If you do not know your username and password, or for more information, contact the  CLSA Central Office .
The CLSA Education Foundation was established in 1993 and is committed to supporting land surveying students and programs. Last year over $50,000 in scholarship aid was provided to land surveying students. 
 
Donating to the Education Foundation is easy! Click HERE  to donate via PayPal.
Thank you to everyone who clicks through to Amazon through the CLSA's Education Foundation Amazon Smile account! If you're not doing so already, please shop on Amazon with this link.