The President-Elect shall be the Chairperson of this committee.
The Treasurer shall be a member of this committee.
Up to three (3) Directors shall be members of this committee.
The Executive Director shall be ex-officio member of the committee.
The committee shall be charged with reviewing, compiling and submitting a proposed annual budget to the full membership of the Board of Directors for its approval by the scheduled Summer Meeting of the Board. The budget must be approved by the Board prior to October 1 each year.
Prepare, maintain and update a manual of “Rule of Professional Conduct for Surveyors”, including, but not limited to plat manual of minimum guidelines, and “Recommended Guidelines for the Practice of Land Surveying”..
Solicit and review comments on the manuals from the membership and other associates and recommend changes as needed.
Receive and review manuals from other associations and recommend changes to MSPS manuals if appropriate.
Cooperate with other associations by providing advice, copies, etc. to assist in the preparation of similar manuals for the betterment of the profession.
Work with other related associations or state agencies for the acceptance of surveying standards for the protection of the public and betterment of the profession.
Administer the following awards: Surveyor of the Year - Presented to an active member for recent and significant contributions of time and talent to the benefit of the Society. William S. Kelley Jr. Community Service Award - Award given to a member who has contributed greatly to the community. E.A. “ Bud” Rathbun Award of Merit - Presented to an active member who has served the Society over a long period of time in a specific category.
Special Awards - As determined by the Awards Committee.
Consider candidates and select recipients, if appropriate, of awards and present same during the Annual Meeting.
Consists of all Chapter Presidents and others as necessary to ensure full membership involvement in selection with the Past-President serving as the Chair.
Collect historical information, equipment and techniques displaying same through exhibitions, writing and museum showings. The Board of Directors to provide for funding and storage as deemed appropriate to the interest of MSPS members.
Seek a permanent site to house, display and exhibit materials.
Develop and maintain a traveling exhibit to be rotated to the chapters.