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Surveyor Says! The NSPS Podcast

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Surveyor Says! The NSPS Podcast

Want to hear from the movers and shakers of the surveying profession? Each week, NSPS brings you conversations with the trendsetters and difference-makers that are helping to shape the world of surveying. Your host, NSPS Executive Director Tim Burch sits down with various personalities to discuss all things surveying, all bundled in a 30-minute conversation.

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Recent Episodes of Surveyor Says! The NSPS Podcast


EP187 - David Doyle - NSRS Modernization (Pt.1)

EP187 - David Doyle - NSRS Modernization (Pt.1)

This week's episode of "Surveyor Says! The NSPS Podcast" begins the preparation for the surveying profession to make the move to a new dynamic datum that will replace NAD83 and NAVD 88. Our conversation with David Doyle, NGS Chief Geodetic Surveyor (Ret.) provides an introduction into why this significant step in making this datum "leap" is paramount to how surveyors will establish georeferenced data for generations to follow. A great opener into a series of talks about the new datums, so take a listen today!

For more information about the new datums and timeframes, visit the NGS website...

Episode 194 10 July 2024 54m and 24s


EP186 - NSPS Government Affairs Update

EP186 - NSPS Government Affairs Update

This week’s “Surveyor Says! The NSPS Podcast” is chockful of governmental affairs updates! With the recent events within the courts of Texas and our nation’s Supreme Court, NSPS Executive Director Tim Burch caught up with our Legislative Consultant, John Palatiello, to discuss the ramifications of these cases in regards to the Davis/Bacon Act. They also discussed the current status of the legislative effort to ban DJI UAV equipment in the US, so download the episode today to keep up on the latest surveying news!

Episode 193 3 July 2024 47m and 19s


EP185 - FIG Young Surveyors

EP185 - FIG Young Surveyors

Our final episode in our series featuring chats with FIG Young Surveyors from the recent FIG Working Week 2024 in Accra, Ghana is Angela Anykora from Nigeria and Roshni Sharma from Australia. They joined Tim Burch to chat about the Working Week and how the FIG Young Surveyors are engaging with the profession around the world. We were joined by Rosario Casanova, a surveying professor from Uruguay and Kwabena Asiama, former Chair of the FIG YSN and current Commission 8 Chair from Ghana. A lively conversation that features lots of topics yet captures the overall comradery of the Young Surveyors. This...

Episode 192 27 June 2024 47m and 50s


EP184 Farrah Etcheverry & Marcus Schmitt - NSPS YSN @ FIG Working Week 2024

EP184 Farrah Etcheverry & Marcus Schmitt - NSPS YSN @ FIG Working Week 2024

Continuing in our series of episodes featuring chats with Young Surveyors from the recent FIG Working Week 2024 in Accra, Ghana is Farrah Etcheverry from Arizona and Marcus Schmitt from Illinois. They joined Tim Burch to share their highlights of a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the African continent and interaction with surveying contemporaries from around the world. Farrah and Marcus did a great job representing the USA and NSPS, so check out the conversation.

Episode 191 19 June 2024 42m and 16s


EP183 - Shirley Chapunza - FIG YSN Chair

EP183 - Shirley Chapunza - FIG YSN Chair

Next up in our series of episodes featuring conversations with Young Surveyors from the recent FIG Working Week 2024 in Accra, Ghana is Shirley Chapunza from Zimbabwe. She joined Tim Burch for an insight into her introduction as a surveyor, what led her to getting involved with the YSN at the local and international level, and how important mentoring is to surveyors new to the profession. Another great conversation, so check it out today!

Episode 190 12 June 2024 20m and 15s


EP182 - Firas Fahoum - FIG Young Surveyor

EP182 - Firas Fahoum - FIG Young Surveyor

We begin a series of episodes featuring conversations with Young Surveyors from around the world as captured at the recent FIG Working Week 2024 in Accra, Ghana. Firas Fahoum is a second generation surveyor from Nazareth, Israel with an incredible passion for our beloved profession. He joined Tim Burch for a chat to discuss his experiences, included working in one of the most historic regions in the world. A great listen, as they discussed the merging of old sacred environments now being measured using the latest in technology. 

Episode 189 5 June 2024 1h, 15s


EP181 - Joe Fenicle

EP181 - Joe Fenicle

Following up from the recent NSPS Student Competition, our latest episode of “Surveyor Says!” The NSPS Podcast features Joe Fenicle, Program Director/Assistant Professor - Surveying & Mapping Program at the University of Akron. NSPS Executive Director Tim Burch recently caught up with Joe to talk about his role as an advisor to the Akron students, his start in surveying, and making the transition to full-time teaching. Tim and Joe also chatted his recent article in American Surveyor where he described his near-tragic event with a colony of bees. A great conversation, so give it a listen and subscribe today wher...

Episode 188 8 May 2024 1h, 3m and 5s


EP180 - John "JB" Byrd - NSPS Day on the Hill

EP180 - John "JB" Byrd - NSPS Day on the Hill

This episode of “Surveyor Says!” The NSPS Podcast is a conversation between Executive Director Tim Burch and John “JB” Byrd, NSPS Federal Lobbyist. The NSPS Spring Meeting is coming up, and so is the NSPS “Day on the Hill” visit to Capitol Hill. Tim caught up with JB to discuss the three (3) talking points our representatives will be taking to the Hill to discuss with their respective legislators. They also talked about other important items the Government Affairs committee has been watching closely.

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Episode 187 28 February 2024 46m and 44s


EP179 – Vince Boyd, PS

EP179 – Vince Boyd, PS

This episode of “Surveyor Says!” The NSPS Podcast is a conversation between Executive Director Tim Burch and Vince Boyd, PS, Regional Land Surveyor for the National Park Service. Tim recently caught up with Vince to talk about his start in surveying, help along the way by several mentors, and transition to public service with NPS. He shared his working conditions in his current role and retracing boundaries of parcels that haven’t been walked in decades. Tim and Vince also chatted about the upcoming NSPS Student Competition and how NPS is helping to coordinate the field exercises under the shadow...

Episode 186 15 February 2024 33m and 18s


EP178 - 2023 Year in Review

EP178 - 2023 Year in Review

This episode contains highlights from several significant conversations from the past year.

EP154B - Southeast Technical College

EP160 - Jamie Reed, Montana Surveyor

EP170 - NYC College of Technology

EP173 - John Vrablec, CST III

Episode 185 3 January 2024 21m and 58s

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