D.R. (Don) Jaques

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Don Jaques, ALS
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1969-2005
Known for ALSA President (1999-2000), Honorary Life Member (2006)


On the occasion of his nomination for Council, 1999

  • Born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan
  • Attended Yorkton Collegiate Institute, graduating in 1955
  • Attended University of Saskatchewan
  • Obtained SLS commission in May 1965; ALS commission in September 1969; and CLS commission in June 1981
  • Served two terms on the ALSA Council; 1978-1980 and 1985-1987, and as vice-president in 1998-1999
  • Served on ALSA committees such as Public Relations, Legislation, and as chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee for Real Property Reports, and chairman of the Public Relations Committee
  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics and the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors
  • Employed with UMA Geomatics, A Division of UMA Engineering Ltd, in Calgary
  • Hobbies include fly fishing and tying his own flies.


Don retired as an Alberta Land Surveyor in 2004 and was made an honorary life member in 2006.