2022 Committees


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

Chair: Howard Ehmke 

Members: Shane Christy, Nick DiGruttolo, Al Quickel, Greg Prather, Jose Sanfiel, Mark Sowers,
& Eric Stuart. 

3.2 Membership Committee

Chair: Nick DiGruttolo 

Members: Richard Allen, Shane Christy, Jeff Cooner, Al Quickel, Alex Parnes, & Earl Soeder. 

3.3 Finance Committee 

Chair: Bon Dewitt

Members: Lou Campanile, Jr., Howard Ehmke, Russell Hyatt, Alex Parnes, Jim Sullivan, & Manny Vera. 

Consultants: Steve Csenge

3.4 Ethics Committee

Chair: Shane Christy

Members: Al Quickel, Greg Prather, & Manny Vera.

3.5 Education Committee

Chair: Greg Prather

Members: Bon Dewitt, Howard Ehmke, Sam Hall, Eric Stuart, & Jim Sullivan. 

3.6 Constitution & Resolution Advisory Committee 

Chair: Eric Stuart

Members: John Clyatt, Allen Nobles, & Jose Sanfiel.

3.7 Annual Meeting Committee 

Chair: Jim Sullivan

Members: Shane Christy, Jeff Cooner, Howard Ehmke, & Earl Soeder. 

3.8 Legal Committee 

Chair: Jack Breed

Members: Lou Campanile, Jr., Nick DiGruttolo, Howard Ehmke, Sam Hall, Chad Thurner, & Manny Vera. 

Consultants: Mike Bist & David Daniel.

3.9 Legislative Committee

Chair: Jack Breed

Members: John Clyatt, Don Elder, Sam Hall, Russell Hyatt, Dodie Keith, Leo Mills, Brian Murphy,
Ray Niles, & Chad Thurner. 

Consultants: Mike Bist & David Daniel.

     a. Sub-Committee: FSMPAC
     Chair: Jack Breed
     Members: Lou Campanile, Jr., Jeff Cooner, Sam Hall, Ray Niles, Allen Nobles, & Chad Thurner.
     Consultants: Mike Bist & David Daniel.

3.10 Florida Surveying and Mapping Council

Chair: Randy Tompkins

Members: Jack Breed (Legal Committee Chair), Bon Dewitt (UF Geomatics), Lou Driber (USGS), Ekaterina Fitos (ASPRS Representative), Russell Hyatt (NSPS Director), Matt Kalus (FACM Representative), Jim Owens (SWFWMD), Denis Riordan (NGS Advisor), David Schryver (FDACS BPSM Appointee), Brett Wood (FDOT), & Scott Woolam (FDEP Bureau of Survey and Mapping Chief).

3.11 Strategic Planning Committee 

Chair: Lou Campanile, Jr.

Members: Bon Dewitt, Nick Digruttolo, Howard Ehmke, Russell Hyatt, Hal Peters, & Jim Sullivan. 

3.12 Executive Committee

Chair: Lou Campanile, Jr. 

Members: Bon Dewitt, Howard Ehmke, Sam Hall, Hal Peters, Jim Sullivan, & Manny Vera. 

Special Committees
Article VIII, Section 3.14

1. Awards Committee

Chair: Hal Peters

Members: Jack Breed, Don Elder, & Allen Nobles.

2. UF Alumni Membership Recruiting Committee

Chair: Russell Hyatt

Members: Jack Breed, Shane Christy, Jeff Cooner, Nick DiGruttolo, & Eric Stuart. 

3. Professional Practice Committee

Chair: Lou Campanile, Jr.

Members: Nick Digruttolo, Alex Parnes, Greg Prather, Mark Sowers, & Manny Vera, Jr. 

4. Equipment Theft

Chair: Manny Vera, Jr. 

Members: Richard Allen, Rick Pryce, & Jose Sanfiel.

5. Workforce Development Committee

Chair: Don Elder
Vice-Chair: Allen Nobles
Ex Officio: Lou Campanile, Jr.

Members: Dianne Collins, Bon Dewitt, Nick Digruttolo, Sam Hall, David & Russell Hyatt, Brian Murphy, Ray Niles, Rick Pryce, and Chad Thurner. 

Article VIII, Section 3.12

1. CST Program - Alex Jenkins

2. FDACS BPSM - Don Elder

3. Surveyors in Government - Richard Allen

4. Academic Advisory - Bon Dewitt, Jim Sullivan, & Nick DiGruttolo.

5. FES - Lou Campanile, Jr.

Practice Sections
Article XII, Section 1

1. Geospatial Users Group (GUG)

President: Earl Soeder

Vice President: Randy Tompkins

Treasurer: Tom Steckler

Secretary: Richard Allen