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        adoption. Salt Lake Community College has decided to close the  Directors donated $1000 in memory of Jim Coan to NSPS to sup-
        surveying program or a two-year phase out period. More infor-  port the NSPS PAC Golf Tournament. LSAW is working with Kris
        mation about UCLS can be found on their website  Kline to update the Washington Common Law publication that
                                                               was originally published in 2009.   More information about LSAW
          WASHINGTON (LSAW) Ben Petersen and Amanda Askren –   can be found on their website
        Current membership is 770, an increase over last quarter. A fall
        seminar will be held November 4-5 at Renton Technical College   WYOMING (PLSW) John Lee – Current membership is 124.
        and will feature a track for Survey Technicians as well as a CFedS  PLSW will hold a fall forum in November featuring Dennis Mou-
        workshop. The 2023 Conference is scheduled for February 15-  land. PLSW will award $4500 in scholarships this year. Informa-
        17 in Spokane, Washington. LSAW is actively seeking a sponsor  tion about PLSW can be found on their website
        for monument preservation fund legislation. The LSAW Board of

        WFPS online Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Study Course in-
        cludes approximately 16 hours of videos and a manual.  The
        program not only helps to bring affordable study resources to
        future Surveyors but also generates revenue for our state asso-
        ciation members.  To date, WFPS shared over $3000 in profits
        with our state association members.  Information on the pro-
        gram can be found at

        WFPS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Steve
        Parrish and is currently working to record several of his presen-
        tations which will be offered for online education. Similar to
        the FS Exam Study Course, this program will be used not only
        to offer education for the profession but will also be a profit
        sharing with our member associations. We anticipate launch-
        ing the program the first quarter of 2023.

        WFPS continues to host an Editors Forum to share informa-
        tion and exchange ideas for building better magazines.  For
        information, please email the WFPS Executive Office at ad- n

            LSAW Remembers

                                        James (Jim) E. Barnard, WA PLS No. 21672

                                        was born in Peoria, Illinois to Edward and Bernice (Huette) Barnard. After graduating
                                        from Pekin Community High School in 1964, he joined the Army, subsequently serving
                                        in Japan, Korea and a short assignment in the Gilbert Islands. Upon discharge from the
                                        Army, he attended Spoon River Community College and became a licensed Land Survey-
                                        or in Illinois and later in Washington State.

                                          He worked in Illinois before moving to Tacoma WA in 1984, working as a surveyor for
                                        PacTech Engineering. In 1994 he began work at Kitsap County, retiring in 2014. Jim and
                                        his wife Ruth moved to Lacey in 2015 to be closer to their grandchildren.
             He is survived by his wife Ruth and sons Christopher (Nancy) Simpson and Jeremy Barnard. He was truly the happiest
           when he was bringing sunshine to others, whether it was caring for family, volunteering, or building toys for kids. He was
           an awesome husband, father, papa, brother, nephew, and friend with an infectious laugh that will always be remembered. n

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