2017-2018 Committees (download)

From the FSMS Constitution:
Article VIII Section 1. – Section 3.16
Article V, Section 1.
The President shall be an ex-officio member of all Committees.
Article VI, Section 2.
The Executive Director shall serve as an ex-officio member of all FSMS Committees.

Standing Committees
Article VIII, Section 3

3.1 Nominating Committee (Article V, Section 2)

Chair: Dianne Collins

Members: Jim Sullivan, Eric Stuart

3.2 Membership Committee

Chair: Joe Perez

Members: Nick DiGruttolo, Joe Williamson, Randy Tompkins

3.3 Finance Committee (Article V, Section 5)

Chair: Bon Dewitt

Members: John Liptak, Tom Brownell, Lou Campanile, Jr., Dianne Collins

3.4 Ethics and Professional Practice Committee

Chair: John Liptak

Members: Ralph Rhodes, Greg Prather, Justin Ferrans

3.5 Education Committee

Chair: Don Elder

Members: Bon Dewitt, Joe Williamson, Ronnie Figueroa, Lou Campanile, Jr., Angela Bailey, Chad Thurner,

Justin Ferrans

3.6 Constitution & Resolution Advisory Committee (Article VI, Section 6)

Chair: Don Elder

Members: John Clyatt, Jack Breed

3.7 Annual Meeting Committee (Article V, Section 3)

Chair: Tom Brownell

Members: Justin Ferrans, Jeff Cooner, Dianne Collins, Host Chapter President

3.8 Legal Committee 

Chair: Jack Breed

Members: Ralph Rhodes, Rick Pryce, Lou Campanile, Jr., Jeff Cooner, Justin Ferrans, Ray Niles

Consultants: Mike Bist & David Daniels

3.9 Florida Surveying and Mapping Council

Chair: Rick Pryce


Jack Breed (Legal Committee Chair), Bon Dewitt (UF Geomatics Program Director), Ronnie Figueroa (NSPS Director), Jim Owens (SWFWMD), John Liptak (FSMS Appointee), Brett Wood (FDOT), Denis Riordan (NGS Advisor), Alvin Karlin (ASPRS Representative), Matt Kalus (FACM Representative), Lou Driber (USGS), Richard Malloy (FDEP Office of Survey and Mapping Chief), Deborah Hill (FDACS BPSM Chair)

3.10 Strategic Planning Committee (Article VIII, Section 3.10)

Chair: Dianne Collins

Members: Lou Campanile, Jr. (Immediate Past President), Jack Breed (Legal Committee Chair), John Clyatt (Legislative Committee Chair), Ronnie Figueroa (NSPS Director), Bon Dewitt (UF Geomatics Professor)

3.11 Executive Committee

Chair: Bob Strayer

Members: Dianne Collins, Don Elder, Lou Campanile, Jr., Bon Dewitt, Tom Brownell


Special Committees
Article VIII, Section 3.14

1. Legislative Committee

Chair: John Clyatt

Members: Jeff Cooner, Dianne Collins, Chad Thurner, Don Elder, Lou Campanile, Jr.

Consultants: Mike Bist & David Daniel

2. Awards Committee

Chair: Lou Campanile, Jr.

Members: John Clyatt, Jack Breed, Mike Whitling, Art Mastronicola

3. UF Alumni Membership Recruiting Committee

Chair: Jeff Cooner

Members: John Clyatt, Ray Niles, Jack Breed, Pablo Ferrari, Jeremiah Slaymaker, Ken Glass, Russell Hyatt, Bill Rowe

4. Unlicensed Practice Committee

Chair: Lou Campanile, Jr.

Members: Jeff Cooner, Greg Prather, Jim Sullivan, Ray Niles


Article VIII, Section 3.12

1. CST Program - Ronnie Figueroa

2. FDACS BPSM - Don Elder

3. Surveyors in Government

Chair: Richard Allen

Members: Joe Perez, Nick DiGruttolo

4. Academic Advisory

Bon Dewitt, Jack Breed, Rick Pryce

5. FES

Lou Campanile, Jr., Joe Perez, Ralph Rhodes


Practice Sections
Article XII, Section 1

1. Geospatial Users Group (GUG)

President: Allen Nobles

Vice President: Earl Soeder

Treasurer: Tom Steckler

Secretary: Richard Allen

2. Young Surveyors Network

President: Levi Wilder

Vice President: Britney Powell

Treasurer: Keith Voyles

Secretary: Eric Didion