History

California Land Surveyors Association was founded in 1966 to advance the interests of the profession of Land Surveying, to maintain the highest possible standards of professional ethics and practice, to encourage uniformity of practices and procedures, and foster public faith in and understanding of Land Surveyors and their work.

Past Presidents

  • 2019 Annette M. Hovorka
  • 2018 Ron J. Nelms
  • 2017 D. Ian Wilson
  • 2016 Roger K. Hanlin
  • 2015 Jay K. Seymour
  • 2014 Rolland Van De Valk
  • 2013 Michael S. Butcher
  • 2012 Frank R. Lehmann
  • 2011 William R. Hofferber
  • 2010 Aaron R. Smith
  • 2009 Matthew J. Vernon
  • 2008 James M. Herrick
  • 2007 Steve Shambeck
  • 2006 Robert J. Reese
  • 2005 Armand A. Marois
  • 2004 Robert C. Hart, Jr.
  • 2003 Raymond L. Mathe
  • 2002 Marc R. Van Zuuk
  • 2001 Patrick J. Tami
  • 2000 Michael S. Butcher
  • 1999 Gerald A. Stayner
  • 1998 Steven C. Wilson
  • 1997 Gary T. Lippincott
  • 1996 Frederick W. Kett
  • 1995 Billy Martin
  • 1994 Kurtis K. Hoehn
  • 1993 Joseph W Betit
  • 1992 LeRoy C. Hennes
  • 1991 Kenny L. Fargen
  • 1990 Howard W. Brunner
  • 1989 Paul A. Cuomo
  • 1988 Susan A. Jensen
  • 1987 Louis E. Rutledge
  • 1986 Richard P. Siegmund
  • 1985 Michael R. McGee
  • 1984 James R. Dorsey
  • 1983 James W. Crabtree
  • 1982 Charles E. Moore
  • 1981 William O. Gentry
  • 1980 William O. Gentry
  • 1979 Paul W. Lamoreaux, Jr.
  • 1978 Michael K. Welch
  • 1977 James E. Adams
  • 1976 A.E. Griffin
  • 1975 Joseph J. Scherf
  • 1974 Joseph J. Scherf
  • 1973 Eugene Lockton
  • 1972 C.A. Wooldridge, Jr.
  • 1971 Robert W. Curtis
  • 1970 Robert W. Curtis
  • 1969 Herbert J. Schumacher
  • 1968 Eugene L. Foster
  • 1967 Fred M. Darby
  • 1966 Richard S. Hogan

Charter Members

  • Russell Avery
  • Leonard D. Berry
  • Curtis M. Brown
  • Alfred H. Boysen
  • Webster A. Brush
  • William E. Bryan
  • Donald E. Bushnell
  • Elwin Lester Clark
  • Harris E. Coutchie
  • Richard Joseph Coughlan
  • Earl Ray Cross
  • Robert W. Curtis
  • A. H. Dakin
  • Albert H. DeVoe
  • JB.F. "Benny" Ford
  • James N. Dowden
  • Russell H. Garner
  • Thomas Joseph Gribbin
  • Charles N. Hathaway
  • Fred William Henstridge
  • Kenneth Lee Hodel
  • Richard S. Hogan
  • Maurice E. Lafferty
  • Robert G. McDermott
  • Ernest E. Schelander
  • Joseph J. Scherf
  • Herbert J. Schumacher
  • Daniel Taylor Seamount
  • Ronald B. Simpkins
  • Paul E. Simpson
  • Richard J. Stephan
  • Dion B.C. Sutton
  • Frank E. Wagers

CLSA Awards

Distinguished Service

  • 2017 Michael Butcher
  • 2014 William Hofferber
  • 2013 Harold B. Davis
  • 2012 John Wilusz
  • 2011 Partick J. Tami
  • 2010 James M. Herrick
  • 2009 Robert C. Hart
  • 2008 Howard Brunner
  • 2007 Paul A. Cuomo
  • 2006 Carl C. deBaca
  • 2004 Phillip A. Danskin
  • 1999 Frank C. Demling
  • 1994 Susan A. Jensen
  • 1993 Harold B. Davis

Member of the Year

  • 2018 John Tosto
  • 2017 Armand Marois
  • 2016 Rich Maher
  • 2015 Ron Nelms
  • 2013 Keith Spencer
  • 2012 Anne Hoppe
  • 2011 Annette M. Lockhart &
    Jay Kay Seymour
  • 2010 Steven J. Martin
  • 2008 John P. Wilusz
  • 2007 Robert J. Reese
  • 2006 Thomas A. Taylor
  • 2000 Steven C. Wilson
  • 1994 Michael R. McGee
  • 1993 Thomas B. Mastin
  • 1992 Gary T. Leonard
  • 1991 Howard W. Brunner
  • 1990 Curtis M. Brown
  • 1988 Louis R. Hall

CLSA Chapter Awards

Chapter of the Year

  • 2018 Los Angeles
  • 2017 Orange County
  • 2016 Orange County
  • 2015 Central Valley
  • 2013 Central Valley
  • 2012 Sacramento
  • 2011 Riverside/San Bernardino
  • 2010 Sacramento
  • 2008 Sacramento
  • 2007 Los Angeles
  • 2006 Orange County

Chapter Newsletter of the Year

  • 2018 Central Valley
  • 2017 Orange County
  • 2016 Central Valley
  • 2015 Orange County
  • 2014 San Diego
  • 2013 Central Valley
  • 2012 Channel Islands
  • 2011 Central Valley
  • 2010 Riverside/San Bernardino
  • 2008 Sacramento
  • 2006 Orange County

Chapter Website of the Year

  • 2017 Orange County
  • 2016 East Bay
  • 2014 Central Valley
  • 2012 Central Valley
  • 2011 Sonoma County

Awards Received by CLSA

NSPS Journalism Award

  • 2015 Best Editorial
  • 2014 Best Magazine
  • 2014 Best Editorial
  • 2013 Best Magazine
  • 2012 Best Magazine
  • 2011 Best Magazine
  • 2010 Best Magazine
  • 2009 Best Magazine
  • 2008 Best Magazine
  • 1992 Best Magazine

NSPS Website Award

  • 2013 Best Website
  • 2011 Best Website

NSPS Affiliate of the Year

  • 2011 Affiliate of the Year