C.C. (Chris) Everett

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Chris Everett, ALS
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1936-2015
Known for Director of Practice Review (2009-2011)

Chris Everett was born in London, England in 1936. He attended the Army Apprentice School and spent three years at the Royal School as a military surveyor.

In 1965, he came to Canada and shortly thereafter obtained his commission as a Dominion Land Surveyor. He served his articles under Al Boreskin, DLS, SLS, P.Eng. He received his commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor on July 22, 1970 and also earned commissions as a Saskatchewan Land Surveyor and British Columbia Land Surveyor.

The self-described workaholic served on the Saskatchewan Land Surveyors Association’s board of examiners for ten years and was president of their Association in 1979. In 1992, he moved to British Columbia and worked in a general practice. During his tenure as Director of Practice Review Chris was an integral part of developing the Continuing Competency Review program and he left a lasting impression on staff and Association members.

Published in the Nanaimo Daily News

Beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully in Nanaimo on Thursday, August 6, 2015 after a brief illness. He is predeceased by his daughter Hazel in 2010. Chris is survived by his wife Christine Blouin, his daughter Dawn, and his son Mark (Elaine). He is also survived by his granddaughter Laura, his grandson Taylor, and his sister Ann Morgan.

Chris was a retired professional land surveyor working in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and BC also retired from the British Army Royal Engineers Corps and retired Pilot from the Regina Flying Club.

He was active in his community as a member of the Rotary Club of Nanaimo Daybreak and he was the Mid-Island Ambassador for Shelter Box Canada.