The Friday Feature 09.09.2022

FALL EDUCATION

No matter where you are in North Carolina you have plenty of choices. Check out the long list of seminars that are now open for registration.


Certified Floodplain Surveyor (CFS) Certification
Wednesday-Saturday, September 21-24, 2022
Location: NCSS Office
331 S. White St.
Wake Forest, NC 
8:00am-4:30pm | Wednesday-Friday (20-24 PDHs)  Lunch Provided
8:30 am - 12:30 pm | Saturday (Exam)
Price: $450 members/$500 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


CFS Biennial Update - Is your renewal due? Check your profile.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Location: NCSS Office - Hybrid Class*
331 S. White Street
Wake Forest, NC
Instructors: Steve Garrett & Gary Thompson
12:00pm - 4:00pm (4 PDHs) No Lunch Provided
Price: Member $100
Click Here to Register Online
*We will be offering this as a hybrid class. We will assume you will be joining us in person unless you let us know that you would prefer to attend via Zoom. Please email Sherri Barron if you prefer the Zoom option before September 15th. 


Cape Fear Chapter Partnership
Friday, September 30, 2022
Location: Fayetteville Tech Community College (Venue Change)
Rm. TBD
Fayetteville, NC 28305
Topics: "Successful Project Management for Surveyors" by Peter Brennan, "Title Issues" by Steve Brown, "ALTA Survey Update and Review" by Steve Amos
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs) Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Do you or someone in your office need to brush up before you take the exam review next month? We are offering all three this fall in Mooresville.

FS Exam Review - Now 1 1/2 days!
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – Thursday, October 6, 2022
Location: The Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 N Main St.
Mooresville, NC 28115
Instructors: Jared Ownbey, PLS & Nathan Xiques, PLS
8:00am-4:30pm (Wed) & 8:00am-12:00pm (Thurs)  (lunch provided Wednesday)
Price:
 $225 members/$275 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


PS Exam Review
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Location: The Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 N Main St.
Mooresville, NC 28115
Instructors: Dr. Jerry Nave & Peggy Fersner

8:00am-4:30pm (lunch provided)
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


MS Exam Review
Friday, October 7, 2022
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
159 Gateway Blvd. (Boardroom)
Mooresville, NC 28117

Instructors: Hope Morgan & Peggy Fersner

8:00am-4:30pm (lunch provided)
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Albemarle Chapter Partnership
Friday, October 21, 2022
Location: Elizabeth City Shrine Club
172 Chantilly Rd
Camden, NC 27921
Topics: "Board Case Analysis: What Went Wrong" by Mike Benton, "Elevation Certificates" by Steve Garrett, "NCGS Updates" by Gary Thompson, "E-Recording" by Rich Elkins 
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs) Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Eastern Chapter Partnership New!
Friday, October 28, 2022
Location: 
 Pitt Community College Small Business Center
3107 S Memorial Dr
Greenville, NC 27834

Topics:
 
8:00am-5:00pm (8 PDHs)  Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers
Click Here to Register Online


SW Piedmont Partnership #1 
Friday, October 28, 2022
Location:  Zion Baptist Church
525 W. Zion Church Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
Topics: "Easements—Public Highways" & "Easements—Critical Patterns of Use"
Instructor: Kristopher M. Kline
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs)  Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers
Click Here to Register Online


Yadkin Valley Partnership - New!
Friday, November 11, 2022

Location: Russell-Rufty Shelter-Miner's Hall at Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 
735 St. Stephens Church Rd.
Gold Hill, NC 28071
Topic: "Tree ID" by Brad Coe, "E-Recording & Recombination Affidavits" by Rick Elkins and "Drone-based LiDAR " by Joe Priestner
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs) Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Johnston County Chapter Partnership
Friday, November 18, 2022
Location: Johnston County Workforce Development Center
135 Best Wood Dr.
Clayton, NC 27520
Topics: "Evidence and Procedures for Land Surveying" & "Ethics and Professionalism"
Instructor:  Dr. Jerry Nave
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs) Lunch Provided
Price: $125 members/$175 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Western Chapter Partnership
Friday, November 18, 2022

Location: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Topic: 
"Here is My Situation" by John Logsdon, "Elevation Certificates" by Steve Garrett & "NCGS Updates" by Gary Thompson
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs)
 Lunch Provided
Price: 
$175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Piedmont Chapter Partnership
Friday, December 2, 2022

Location: Masonic Center of Winston Salem
4537 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC
Topic: 
"Whatever Floats Your Boat – Riparian Boundaries"
Instructor:
 Kristopher M. Kline
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs)
 Lunch Provided
Price: 
$175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Triangle Chapter Partnership
Friday, December 2, 2022
Location:
 Southbridge Fellowship Church
12621 Strickland Rd
Raleigh, NC 27613
Topics:
 "Engineering Design Surveys, Client Communications from Proposal to Deliverables & Beyond" by Dave Brubaker & "UAS LiDAR" by Travis Howel
8:00am-5:00pm (8 PDHs) Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR ALL PLS MEMBERS

Choose your new officers by voting online by November 2nd. These officers are the ones that will be steering the direction of NCSS for the year to come.  Click Here for Candidate Biographies 

Vote Online in 3 Easy Steps

  • Log In
  • Click on the "Vote" icon underneath the main dropdown menus
  • Cast your vote

Come out and support the NCSS Museum of Archives & Preservation of Surveying (NCSS MAPS) with a round of golf and some great fun.

When: Friday, October  14, 2022 at Pinewood Country Club, Asheboro, NC at 9:00am for registration for a 10:00am shotgun start.

Registration Fee - $100/person: Includes greens fee, cart, range balls, breakfast, refreshments during play, and lunch following play. 
Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st place, 2nd place, longest drive, and closest-to-the-pin.

Online Registration (Click Here for Paper Registration Form)

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Sponsorship Opportunities are Available - Give us all at 919.556.9848


2022 PAC Raffle
$700 Airbnb Gift Card
In addition to the $700 Airbnb gift card, there will be three $100 Visa Gift Cards raffled at three fall seminars.
$5 for 1 Ticket   |   $20 for 5 Tickets
Drawing to be held in December.
Tickets may be purchased from your chapter president or at a seminar.
Purchase using cash or personal check made payable to NCSS-PAC. 
(No company checks allowed) 

  

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There are so many job opportunities, no matter what position you are looking for. Find a complete and up-to-date list of current Job Postings on the NCSS website.   


This week we are highlighting ESP Associates, Inc. Our sustaining members support NCSS yearly through functions such as our annual conference, golf tournaments, and membership. We hope to reciprocate these benefits through the mutual support of their companies. To show our appreciation we highlight one sustaining member each week in the Friday Feature.  Whenever possible, please consider them first for your business needs and mention your membership with NCSS.  Click Here for a Complete List of Sustaining Members