D.R. (Don) Hanson

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As published in ALS News upon receiving his commission in 2005

Don Hanson was born in Lloydminster, Alberta in January 1952. He attended Lloydminister Comprehensive High School and went on to receive a survey diploma from NAIT in 1974.

Articles were served under James Sweeney, ALS from November 2000 to February 5, 2003 when he became an affiliate member. He also holds commissions as a Canada Lands Surveyor and a Saskatchewan Land Surveyor and also served on the Discipline Committee of the SLSA.

Don received his commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor on January 17, 2005. Surveying experience includes working for Stewart, Weir & Co. Ltd. from 1974 to 1983; SexSmith Can-Alta in 1984; Can-Am Surveys Ltd. in 1985; Interprovincial Surveys Ltd. from 1985 to 2000; and McElhanney Land Surveys (Alta.) from 2000 to the present.

Don enjoys farming (horses and cattle), hockey, golf and gardening.