The East Bay Chapter meets VIRTUALLY on the second Wednesday of the each month from 6:00 – 8:00pm.  We feature a speaker who highlights a professional land surveying topic of interest to the community.  Meetings provide an excellent opportunity to learn, network, problem-solve, and organize.  We welcome students, technicians, land surveyors in training, vendors, and professional land surveyors alike.

Next Meeting: February 10, 2021, 6:00pm

CLSA East Bay Meeting Wednesday April 14th!


April 14, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Salutations to All!

Join us for our next CLSA meeting, April 14th at 6:00pm where Mr. Scott Martin will conduct a presentation on the Oregon DOT/Oregon State University research project on improving their project control standards and procedures. Check out the Final Report published HERE

Scott Martin has been a licensed professional land surveyor in California for 34 years. After approximately 16 years in the private sector, he joined state service with the Department of Water Resources in 1993 where he eventually managed the Geodetic Branch from 2003-2012. Scott then transferred to Caltrans to become the Chief of Geodetic Control and GPS Surveys at Headquarters. He has served as the NGS recognized California Geodetic Coordinator since 2016, which is part of the California Spatial Reference Center’s (CSRC) Executive Committee. He has been affiliated with the CSRC since 2001. In October of 2020, Scott was promoted to the position of Assistant Division Chief/Chief of the Office of Land Surveys at Caltrans HQ. He has presented at several conferences, including the 2019 NGS Geospatial Summit. He has also authored dozens of articles for professional publications.In his spare time, Scott is an avid collector of Gas Pressure Appliances (think antique Coleman lanterns) and enjoys all things outdoors, from golf to fishing to camping with his wife and two adult daughters.

The Meeting Agenda is as follows:

Oregon Department of Transportation/Oregon State University research project – “UPDATED SURVEY STANDARDS AND CONTROL GUIDANCE FOR IMPROVED OPERATIONS” (25-30 minutes)

Ukiah Latitude Observatory – history, purpose, and cool factor. (15 minutes)

See you all there!







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