Fall 2015 WGL Golf Outing and Social

Mark your calendars for our annual golf outing on Friday September 11th at the Kilkarney Hills Golf Club in River Falls, WI!  Tee times begin at 12:00 noon, with the social hour, dinner and prizes to follow at 5:00 p.m. The details: Cost for the event is $70 per person, which includes green fees, cart, dinner basket, welcome bag, and prizes. The number of golf participants is unlimited at this time, but first come first served for pre‐paid golfers if the course limits us in any way. Sign up individually or with 1‐3 others. We will attempt to play rain […]

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Indiana DOT seeks Mapping Technician

Position: Mapping Technician – Surveyor 4 INDOT provides a dynamic workplace while serving Indiana citizens, improving quality of life, and enhancing economic opportunity. INDOT’s programs and projects – including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and innovative uses of materials and assets – offer exciting opportunities for transportation and engineering professionals looking to begin or advance their careers. INDOT offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as work/life balance. Job Description: The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Mapping Technician utilizes knowledge and principles of digital aerial imagery and techniques of Photogrammetry, in order to visualize computer data in a three dimensional […]

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U of M Election Results

The U of M ASPRS Student Chapter officers have been announced and are as follows: President: Willy Mekeel Vice President: Neal Pastick Treasurer: Jim Klassen Secretary: Courtney Blouzdis Faculty Advisors: Joseph Knight and Mike Falkowski Please check out the U of M ASPRS Student Chapter website for more information.

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Western Great Lakes election results

We are happy to announce the results of our recent election for the Western Great Lakes Board of Directors: President – Peter Jenkins, Minnesota DOT, St. Paul, MN (2 year term) Vice President – Michael Falkowski, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (2 year term) Secretary – Sally Gehr, Aerial Services Inc., Sheboygan, WI (2 year term) Treasurer – Jim Lacy, Wisconsin State Cartographer’s Office, Madison, WI (2 year term) Wisconsin Director – Cynthia McCallum, Wisconsin DOT, Madison, WI (3 year term) Additionally, Ben Leonard (Continental Mapping, Sun Prairie, WI) will be taking over the official “Webmaster” duties from yours […]

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WGL visits 2015 University of Minnesota Career Fair

Peter Jenkins recently attended the 2015 University of Minnesota Career Fair on behalf of the region.  UMN PhD student Keith Pelletier also staffed the ASPRS student chapter booth.  Pete and Keith are shown below testing out the latest in indoor drone technology.  

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