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        The LSAW Board of Directors met in person

        at Renton Technical College on Saturday,
        November 5, 2022, in conjunction with the

        Fall Seminar which was held on Friday.

        • There were 55 attendees at the Fall Seminar which
          included an all-day CFedS program as well as an
          all-day Survey Technician program.

        • LSAW is developing a plan to license the webinar/
                                                                 like to help with Outreach. Additionally, NCEES is cur-
          conference recordings for chapters to utilize at meetings.
                                                                 rently  developing an  outreach website  with  resources
        • Kris Kline is under contract with LSAW to update the   for educators, counselors, students, and land surveyor
          Washington State Common Law of Surveys and Prop-       volunteers.
          erty Boundaries publication. Kris will be at the Spring
                                                               • Officer elections were held and the 2023 officers are as
          Conference and will present on the updates.
        • LSAW supported the Board of Registration’s proposed
                                                                 Tony Chenier, President (by succession)
          amendments to RCW 18.43.100 relative to license by
                                                                 Amanda Askren, President-Elect
                                                                 Desi Schilling, Vice President
        • DNR is proposing a change in fee for filing maps and   Lynee Forsyth, Secretary
          has released a “Notice of Rulemaking for WAC 332-150-
                                                                 Doug Vogt, Treasurer
          030 Filing and Recording Fees for Survey Maps”. The
                                                                 Chris Jepson, Immediate Past President (by succession)
          current fee is $64 and was set in 2015. The proposed
          amount will be released in the next notice.          • Future Meeting Dates:
                                                                   February 15-17, 2023 - Conference at the Grand Davport
        • Next issue of the Evergreen State Surveyor is scheduled
                                                                  in Spokane
          to come out in January. Editor Ben Petersen would like
          pictures of your surveying truck boxes if you have an      February 18, 2023 Board Meeting, Spokane, WA
          interesting design to share.
                                                               • LSAW members are encouraged to check out Mentoring
        • LSAW is looking for a Monument Preservation Bill       Mondays, a free weekly virtual discussion group for the
          sponsor in order to reintroduce the bill in 2023; it will   profession.
          no longer be going through as an agency request by
                                                               • Help build the 2022 Transformation Tool, get out and col-
          DNR. Contact Pat Beehler at if
                                                                 lect GPS on benchmarks. Tom Barger is coordinating this
          you know a legislator willing to support monument pres-
                                                                 effort for Washington State. Deadline is December 2022.
                                                                 ACTION ITEM: Each chapter should plan to occupy the
        • North Central Chapter announced that Wenatchee Val-
                                                               priority  benchmarks in  their region.  Information located
          ley College’s “Engineering Tech Program” now includes
          surveying courses.
        • Carla Meritt continues to take the lead on outreach and   Make sure you are signed up for the DNR Survey Advisory
          one of the latest ideas is to connect with Career and   Board Listserv to stay informed of current actions. https://
          Technical Education (CTE) programs. Contact Carla at
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