N.C. (Norm) Suvan

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Norm Suvan, ALS

Based on information supplied by Mr. Suvan.

Norm Suvan was born in Edmonton in May 1936.

He articled to George Walker in 1965 and obtained his commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor on June 9, 1972.

Mr. Suvan worked with Walker Newby from 1954 to 1972 and became a partner in the firm in 1966. In 1972, he helped establish the firm of Suvan-Fettig & Associates Ltd. and remained an active Alberta Land Surveyor with the firm until he sold the practice to Dave Strachan, Dave Williams and Harvey Leach in 1992. The firm did some oilfield survey work but mostly concentrated on the municipal side of the profession and land development industry.

During his career as an Alberta Land Surveyor, Norm Suvan articled Dave Armstrong, Jim Harland and Dwight Wiberg.

Upon leaving the land surveying profession, he obtained his real estate brokers license and is a principal in a land development company, Nor-Chris Holdings Inc. with his two sons.

Mr. Suvan is president of the Pioneer Gun Club and past-president of the Alberta Rugby Union in 1972, 1973 and 1974. He was also the founding member of the Edmonton Tiger Rugby Club in 1959 and was instrumental in assembling and development of the Ellerslie Rugby Park in Edmonton.