H.L. (Henry) Palindat

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On the occasion of his nomination for Council, 1991 and updated in 2005

  • Born in Parkman, Saskatchewan
  • Attended high school in Virden, Manitoba
  • Completed grade 12 in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Served in the Canadian Army (Royal Canadian Engineers) 1948-1970
  • Articled to E. Tessari, ALS (1975-1977); H. VonHollen, ALS (1978-1979)
  • Received ALS commission in 1979
  • Served on various committees for the ALSA since 1980
  • Northern Regional Chairman of the Legislation Committee
  • ALSA advisor for the ASSMT from 1980
  • Member of the Survey Advisory Committee, AVC, Grouard Campus
  • Honorary member, ASSMT
  • Registrar, ASSMT (1972-1980)
  • Began surveying with the Canadian Army in 1952 and obtained 18 years experience working in B.C., Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, N. W. T. and the Arctic Islands; seconded to Geodetic Survey of Canada in 1965 to head a crew performing first order single chain triangulation along west coast of Hudson Bay.
  • Spent 4 years with J.C. Sproule and Associates in Calgary as their resident photogrammetrist (1970-1974); employed by the Alberta Government as a technologist involved in survey control for 6 years (1974-1980); President/Owner of Alpine Surveys Ltd., Red Deer (1980-1981); employed by the Alberta Government as a land surveyor involved in survey control from 1981 to present
  • Survey instructor - Canadian Army (1967-1970)
  • Manager, St. Theresa Bowling League
  • Member of Knights of Columbus Council 7070
  • Member of Royal Canadian Legion
  • Retired from surveying in 1993