D.R. (David) McWilliam

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David R. McWilliam, ALS
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1978-2010
Known for ALSA President (2002-2003), ALSA Secretary-Treasurer (2007-2010), ALSA Registrar (2008-2014), Honorary Life Member (2011)


Updated to 2014

  • Began survey career in 1968
  • Received commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor in June 1978 after articling exclusively to Bill Wolley-Dod, ALS for six years
  • Owned and operated McWilliam Surveys Ltd. from January 1980 to June 1995
  • Joined Raymac Surveys Ltd. in 1995 and worked there until retiring in 2006
  • Retired from active membership in 2010


Professional service since being commissioned as an Alberta Land Surveyor includes:

  • Serving on various, non-statutory committees prior to 1989
  • 1989-1993 and 2003-present served on the Discipline Committee
  • 1993-1994 served on Member Liability Committee of the ALSA
  • 1993-1997 served on the Practice Review including chairman
  • 2001-2002 served on the Statutory Boundary Tribunal Committee
  • 2001-2004 Served as vice-president, president, and past-president
  • 2002-2003 served on the Convention and Social Committee
  • 2001-2004 served on Executive Committee, Council and Steering
  • 2005-2007 – Chairman of the Boundary Panel
  • 2007-2014 - ALSA Registrar
  • 2007-2010 served as Secretary Treasurer and Alberta Director to the CCLS
  • 2010-2012 served on Legislation Ad Hoc Committee
  • 2011 given Honorary Life Membership