J.M. (Jarmila Maria) Satra

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Jarmila Marie Satra was born December 9, 1945 in Opara, Czechoslovakia. She came to Canada on October 4, 1968.

She completed high school in Prague and completed Czech Technical University in 1968 and received an engineering degree in geodesy and cartography. She also attended the University of Alberta.

Mrs. Satra articled to Charlie Weir for two years before earning her commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor on June 30, 1976; the first woman to obtain her commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor.

Her experience included oil and gas and pipeline right-of-way surveys, subdivision surveys and road widening surveys.