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

Von Schmidt Award

2009 - John "Steve" Parrish
2015 – Marty Crook

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  
1993 – John “Steve” Parrish 2006 – Dave Morlan  
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  
2000 – Timothy Wolf 2010 – Nancy J. Almanzan  
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) 2011 – Paul Pace (TraverseVol.39,No.2)
2003 – Michael Matuska (TraverseVol.30,No.4) 2012 – Carl C.deBaca (TraverseVol.40,No.2)
2005 – Terry McHenry (NV TraverseVol.33,No.2) 2014 – Charles"Dan"Church (TraverseVol.42,No.2)
2009 – Paul Pace (TraverseVol.37,No.2) 2015 – Paul Pace (Traverse 42 No. 2 & 3)
2010 – Terry McHenry (TraverseVol.38,No.2)