G.M. (Geoff) Hobbs

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As published in ALS News upon receiving his commission in 2003

Geoff Hobbs was born in North Vancourver, BC in September 1967. He graduated from Argyle Secondary High School in North Vancouver in 1985 and from BCIT in 1987. He went on to receive a BSc in Geomatics Engineering from the University of Calgary in 1992.

Geoff holds a commission as a BC Land Surveyor (1995) and, on November 17, 2003, was the first candidate to receive his ALS commission under the MRA.

He was Chairman of the Lower Mainland Group for BCLS from 1996 to 1998 and is a member of the Petroleum Club in Grande Prairie. Geoff started in private practice in North Vancouver, BC. He relocated to Fort St. John in 1999 to work with McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd. From there, he transferred to McElhanney’s Grande Prairie branch office.

Other interests include curling, golf and cooking.