D.H. (Dirk) VandenBrink

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Dirk VandenBrink, ALS
Known for ALSA President, 2006-2007

On the occasion of his nomination for President, 2006

  • Born in 1957 at Regina, Saskatchewan and raised in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
  • Began surveying as a summer job in 1976 with Snell & Oslund Surveys in Red Deer
  • Graduated from the University of Calgary with a BSc in Surveying Engineering in 1981
  • Articled to Ralph Bunting ALS and received Alberta Land Surveyor commission in 1985
  • Received Professional Engineer status from APEGGA in 1984
  • President of Snell & Oslund Surveys (1979) Ltd since 1989
  • Active member of ALSA having served on several committees since 1985
  • Served as a member of the Practice Review Board from 1998 to 2002, including one year as chairman
  • Member of ALSA Council, 2003-2005
  • Served on the executive of the Innisfail Minor Hockey Association 1996 to 2002
  • Active in local boys and girls competitive softball including coach of a girls softball team from 1995 to present
  • Hobbies include hockey, motorcycles, camping and farming