M. (Michael) Fretwell

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Mike Fretwell, ALS
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2005-present
Known for ALSA Vice-President (2016-2017)


As published in ALS News upon receiving his nomination for vice-president, 2016

Personal

  • Born Coventry, UK in 1961
  • Immigrated to Canada in February 1974, became Canadian citizen in 1977
  • Enjoys the great outdoors, travel and adventure, hence the surveying career

Educational

  • NAIT, Honours Surveying Technology, 1985
  • Queen’s University, MBA, 2014

Professional

  • ALSA Associate Member # AS017, 1998
  • WBELS Certificate of Completion, 2003
  • ACLS Commission # 1713, License #432, 2003
  • ALSA # 723, 2005
  • ACLS Committee(s): Continuing Professional Development
  • ALSA Committees: Section 9 Ad Hoc, Safety Ad Hoc, Professional Development, Discipline

Career

  • Began in surveying with Western Geophysical at Norman Wells in February, 1980
  • Worked for Raymac Surveys, 1984 to 1995
  • With Challenger Geomatics, 1995 to 2005
  • Clarke and Associates (Municipal)
  • Geomat International (SE Asia, Infrastructure)
  • Challenger Surveys and Engineering (Oilfield)
  • Founding partner, Eclipse Geomatics and Engineering, 2005 to 2006
  • Established and manage Mission Geospatial, 2005 to present