HISTORY

The Nevada Association of Land Surveyors (NALS) was formally established on November 2, 1973. The prior year of 1972 involved the formative activities, initially started by Walter Neitz. The last significant anniversary was noted in Vol. 40, No. 1, 2013, that of The Nevada Traverse, being the 40th Anniversary Edition of The Nevada Traverse, and of NALS.

 

 

 

Life Members

1976 – Thomas J. Welch 2010 – William F. Mueller 2017 – Paul Pace
1977 – Walt Robillard 2010 – Walter Neitz 2017 – William Nisbet
1993 – E.G. “Al” Radig 2011 – James “Les” MacFarlane 2019 - Paul Burn
1997 – Richard A. Stinchfield 2012 – Barry Hickerson  
2000 – Terry W. McHenry 2016 – John “Steve” Parrish  
2003 – William T. Cuddy 2016 – Norman Rockwell  
2008 – Rita M. Lumos 2016 – Brett Lane  
     

Past Presidents

1973 – Gilbert D. Buck 1989 – Robert N. Caldwell 2005 – Eric L. Hearon
1974 – Gilbert D. Buck 1990 – Rita M. Lumos 2006 – Micki Jefferson
1975 – Frank Gentry 1991 – Barry W. Hickerson 2007 – Jeff Ohrn
1976 – A.A. “Pete” Ducharme 1992 – Urban C. Livengood 2008 – Mark Morberg
1977 – Douglas Hopkins 1993 – Richard A. Stinchfield 2009 – Nancy Almanzan
1978 – Steve Turner 1994 – Jerry Sligar 2010 – Matt Gingerich
1979 – Larry Werner 1995 – Michael D. Buschelman 2011 – Li Zhang
1980 – Clint Stay 1996 – Brett N. Lane 2012 – Ray Hebert
1981 – Gene Lafferty 1997 – Jack Holmes 2013 – Vern Little
1982 – Walter L. Neitz 1998 – James P. Stacy 2014 – Glen Armstrong
1983 – Thomas J. Gribbin 1999 – Robert LaRiviere 2015 - Trent Keenan
1984 – Elmer G. “Al” Radig 2000 – Brett K. Jefferson 2016 – Carl C.deBaca
1985 – Thomas A. Foote 2001 – Byron E. Johnson 2017 – Alan Dill
1986 – Kenneth J. Brown 2002 – William F. Mueller 2018 – Jerry Juarez
1987 – Phillip M. Mott 2003 – David Crook 2019 – Jason Higgins
1988 – Eslyn “Babe” Brenner 2004 – Timothy Wolf  

Von Schmidt Award

2009 - John "Steve" Parrish
2015 – Marty Crook
2019 - Carl C.deBaca

Surveyor of the Year

1979 – William Cuddy 1997 – William Mueller 2010 – Skip Harness
1981 – Nelson Myer 1998 – Byron Johnson 2011 – Paul Pace
1983 – James MacFarlane 1999 – Robert LaRiviere 2012 – Nancy Almanzan
1987 – Ronald Monson 2001 – Charles Cook 2013 – Carl C. deBaca
1988 – Thomas Foote 2002 – John “Steve” Parrish 2014 – Glen Armstrong
1989 – James Stacey 2003 – Eric Hearon 2015 – Trent Keenan
1991 – Terry McHenry 2004 – James Dorsey 2016 – Paul Burn
1993 – John “Steve” Parrish 2006 – Dave Morlan 2018 – Jon Wooten
1994 – William Cuddy 2007 – Jeffrie Ohrn  
1995 – Rita Lumos 2008 – Stephen Gurlides  
1996 – Brett Jefferson 2009 – Michael Miller  
     

Meritorious Service Award

1996 – Walter Neitz 2009 – Dr. James Elithorp 2016 – Carl C.deBaca
2000 – Timothy Wolf 2010 – Nancy J. Almanzan 2018 – Matt Gingerich
2003 – John “Steve” Parrish 2011 – Robert L. Carrington  
2005 – Brett Jefferson 2012 – Sean F. Corkill  
2006 – John Renaldi, Jr. 2013 – Trent J. Keenan  
2007 – Paul Burn 2014 – Alan Riekki  
2008 – Terry McHenry 2015 – Not Awarded  
     

Article of the Year

2002 – Paul Pace (Traverse Vol.29,No.3&4) 2014 – Charles"Dan"Church (Traverse Vol.42,No.2)
2003 – Michael Matuska (TraverseVol.30,No.4) 2015 – Paul Pace (Traverse 42 No. 2 & 3)
2005 – Terry McHenry (NV TraverseVol.33,No.2) 2016 – Carl C.deBaca
2009 – Paul Pace (TraverseVol.37,No.2) 2018 - Carl C.deBaca (Vol 45 No. 4)
2010 – Terry McHenry (TraverseVol.38,No.2)  
2011 – Paul Pace (TraverseVol.39,No.2)  
2012 – Carl C.deBaca (TraverseVol.40,No.2)