D.R. (David) Thomson

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David Thomson, ALS
Known for ALSA President, 2011-2012

On the occasion of his nomination for President, 2011

  • Raised in a Canadian Forces Family which was posted to Ontario, Europe, Alberta, and New Brunswick.
  • Graduated UNB (Surveying Engineering) in 1981.
  • One of the founding partners of Challenger Geomatics in 1984.
  • Articled to Vic Wolchansky, ALS and received commission in 2000.
  • Served on various ALSA committees and sub-committees including, Convention Committee, Discipline Committee, Statutory Boundary Tribunal Committee, and the GPS Standards Sub-committee.
  • Served on Council as vice-president in 2010-2011
  • Appointed President of Challenger Geomatics in 2000.
  • Currently serving on APEGGA’s Enforcement Review Committee.
  • Served on various industry-related committees with APEGGA, Canadian Hydrographic Association, and Calgary Geomatics Cluster.
  • Served on the Board of Calgary Technologies Inc.