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The NJSPLS has many different committees, dedicated to the promotion of the Professional Land Surveying field. Watch this page for important insight into what we are doing for you.

We are looking for a few good men and women for committee positions. To volunteer, please contact NJSPLS.

GIS/LIS Committee

Chairman Chip Adamson; Jeremy Klapper, Kevin Zelinsky and John Beattie

GIS/LIS Committee represents NJSPLS at SMAC Meetings; implements the statutes as it relates to base mapping; is instrumental in educating surveyors and the public about GIS/LIS and the surveyors' role. 

Web Site Committee

Chairman Dave Aguanno; Jeremy Klapper, John Beattie

The Web Site Committee is coordinating the creation, expansion and implementation of the NJSPLS Web Site. The goal of the committee is to provide online information that will be useful to the general public, the land surveying profession and the members of NJSPLS. Input and comments are always welcome through the web page comments section.

Membership Committee

Chairman Dave Aguanno; Jeremy Klapper, John Beattie
The Membership Committee shall be directly responsible for the activities of NJSPLS concerning membership and promotion of membership. The goals of the Committee are to expand current membership services, promote liaisons among allied professions, update current membership brochure, increase programs and services for technicians.

Nominating Committee

Chairman John Beattie
The Nominating Committee accepts and prepares the slate of candidates for office in NJSPLS as described in the By Laws.

Finance Committee

Chairman Charlie Bell; Stan Hans, Carl Peters, John Beattie
Finance Committee supervises the financial affairs of NJSPLS. It shall direct an annual audit of accounts and make recommendations to the Board of Directors as to the amount of membership dues, investment of monies and other financial matters. The Committee is also responsible for preparation of the annual budget of NJSPLS.

Resolutions and By Laws Committee
Chairman Charlie Bell; Carl Peters

Resolutions and By Laws Committee receives and prepares all resolutions referred for consideration by NJSPLS and recommends appropriate action to the Board of Directors. The Committee will review current by laws and recommended changes necessary to comply with State law; develop a model set of by laws for each of the Chapters; and compile a set of procedures taken from the by laws to develop an operations manual.

Tellers Committee

Chairman Carl Peters 
Tellers Committee is responsible for counting all votes cast in election for officers.

Conference/Annual Meeting Committee

Chairman Steven Mazurek; John Beattie, Carl Peters

Annual Meeting Committee shall set the agenda for the Annual Meeting at the Conference.

Public Relations Committee

Chairman Steven Mazurek; Dave Aguanno, John Beattie, Carl Peters

Public Relations Committee works to educate the public and students about the profession of land surveying; plans themes and collateral materials for NJSPLS exhibit booth; investigates which shows NJSPLS should exhibit.

Legislative Committee

Chairman James Heiser; Mark Husik, Carl Peters, Al Faraldi, Lew Conley, Joe Dolan, Peter Borbas, Charlie Bell, Bill McGrath, Barry Jones, Peter Burgess, James Sens, Stan Hans

Legislative Committee monitors bills before the Legislature; monitors rule proposals in the NJ Register; proposes and/or prioritizes legislation for introduction; develops position papers with the advice of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

TrigStar Committee:  James Sens, Gary Veenstra, Jeremy Klapper, James Heiser

The TrigStar Program Contest is an annual high school mathematics competition sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors based on the practical application of Trigonometry. The program recognizes the best students from high schools throughout the nation. NJSPLS assists with the administration of this program in New Jersey.

Education Committee

Chairman Peter Burgess; James Sens, Jeremy Klapper, James Heiser, John Beattie, Craig Stratton

Education Committee suggests topics of courses to be offered at the annual conference and throughout the year, both on the professional and tech level. One of the goals of the Committee is to introduce a successful program of online learning to the Society.

NJSPLS Foundation
Scholarship Selection Committee - Patrick Fatton, Chairman

The Scholarship Selection Committee will be responsible for the decision-making regarding scholarship grants.  To view the Foundation Bylaws, please click here.

Ad-Hoc Rowan Education Committee -  Chairman Peter Burgess, James Sens, John Beattie, James Heiser, Joe Dolan, Tara Vargo

Ad-Hoc Sunset Review Regulations Chairman Carl Peters, Nick Wunner, Barry Jones, James Heiser

Ad-Hoc Chapter/By LawsChairman Jay Pierson, Charlie Bell, Tom Parks

Ad-Hoc Legislative subcommittee to review drone regulations –  Chairman John Pankok, Adam Grant, James Heiser

President is a member of all committees

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