SAWJ MINUTES OF MEETING NOVEMBER 8, 2018

SURVEYORS’ ASSOCIATION OF WEST JERSEY

November 8, 2018

MINUTES OF MEETING

Carlucci’s Waterfront

876 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

President Bill Haggerty called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Mr. Haggerty asked the membership present to go around the room and make introductions.

The floor was turned over to tonight’s speaker.

SPEAKER

 The speaker tonight is Brian Shaw, Flood Plane Manager from Smart Vent Products, Inc.  The topic discussed tonight is the surveyor’s role in preparing elevation certificates and their service to clients in need of flood insurance.

Mr. Shaw focused his presentation on how the surveyor can aid clients who are in flood prone areas.  How to accurately prepare the FEMA Elevation Certificate and direct clients to suitable solutions to minimize flooding risk.

Mr. Shaw took questions from the membership throughout the lecture and distributed educational material to aid the surveyor in the future.

BUSINESS MEETING

 MINUTES

The October meeting minutes were approved by voice vote.

TREASURER REPORT

Treasurer, Richard Sapio did not have a bank account summary available.  SAWJ sent a check in the amount of $250.00 to NSPS as a contribution to charities aiding surveyors affected by natural disasters.

 DIRECTOR’S REPORT

No Director’s Report at this time.

OLD BUSINESS

There was no old business at this time.

NEW BUSINESS

The state board has approved for continuing education credits for 2 previous presentations given at SAWJ meetings.  Details on these will follow.

NJSPLS is currently seeking at least two representatives from each chapter to visit schools and give presentations on the industry of Land Surveying.  NJSPLS is also searching for articles to publish in the online newsletter, Good Points.

CLOSING

 At 9:03 pm it was moved to adjourn the business meeting; seconded, and approved by voice-vote.

Craig Stratton, Recording Secretary