SAWJ Meeting Minutes – November 13th, 2014

President, Steve Mervine, called the meeting to order at 6 PM. Steve thanked all for attending. There were 27 members and 2 guests (speaker and his wife) present. Steve then asked for self introductions of those members attending tonight.  

 

 

 

 

GUEST
SPEAKER

Steve
introduced our guest speaker, Bill Henning. 
Bill is currently retired from the NGS where as a Geodesist he helped
develop guidelines and support methodology for real time GNSS positioning with
state, national, and international organizations. Bill brings 46 years of
specialized experience in all phases of the land surveying profession.

Bill
spoke to the group for more than 2 hours about, “GNSS Control Issues”.  His expertise was apparent as he covered the
topic completely and answered at least 5 minutes of questions from the
surveyors present.

President
Steve Mervine thanked Bill for an outstanding presentation, of a very complex
topic.

BUSINESS
MEETING

At
8:50PM President Steve announced that we would have a brief Business Meeting.

TREASURER

Richard
Sapio reported the following accounts on November 13, 2014

     Checking     XXX

     Savings        XXX

     Duck            XXX

     Scholarship XXX

     TOTAL     
XXX

MINUTES
OF LAST MEETING

President
Steve reported that minutes from our last meeting on October 9, 2014 have been
posted on our web-site for examination by all members.  Hearing no additions or corrections he stated
they were approved as posted.

NEW
BUSINESS

President
Steve reported that the following nominations for officers have been obtained
for the year 2015.  Since there were no
additional nominations, Steve declared all 5 elected and they will begin
serving on January 1, 2015.

President……………………
William J. Haggerty, II

Vice
President………………Harold Bozarth Jr.

Treasurer……………………Richard
M. Sapio

Recording
Secretary………..John J. Donovan 

Corresponding
Secretary…..Louis J. Marchuk

Chip
Adamson reported briefly on the recent NJPLS meeting.  For more complete information we suggest you
review the NJPLS minutes on their web-site.

President
Steve announced that Education Certificates for past SAWJ speakers  have been sent out by Bill Haggerty.  Contact Bill if you have any questions.  

CLOSING

President
Steve announced that the winner of the drawing tonight is Bill Henning.  Bill elected to donate his winnings to the
Education Fund.

President
Steve announced that our next Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 11,
2014 at Carlucci’s Restaurant.  It will
be a holiday party, wives and friends are welcome.  No invited speaker, just holiday fun for all.

At
9:25 PM the meeting was adjourned

Allan
Ritchie, Recording Secretary

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