R.G. (Rod) Nagina

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Rod Nagina, ALS
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1974-2003
Known for Experience in both the public and private sector

Based, in part, on information supplied by Mr. Nagina.

Rod Nagina was born in Trinidad in May 1933. In 1961, Mr. Nagina moved to Canada and graduated from SAIT in 1966. Upon graduation, he worked as a party chief for Canadian Engineering and Surveys doing oilfield, subdivision and highway surveying projects.

In 1972, Rod Nagina graduated from the University of Alberta with a BSc in math and physics and began articling to Vic Wolchansky. In 1974, he was commissioned as Alberta Land Surveyor 378.

Rod Nagina left Canadian Engineering and Surveys in 1984 after 18 years with them and joined Stewart Weir for two years before starting work with the Land Surveys Branch of the Government of Alberta. There, Rod Nagina was responsible for administering survey contracts for native reserves, survey control ties to township corners and surveys of unsurveyed portions of townships.

He retired from the government in 2002 and retired as an active Alberta Land Surveyor in 2003. He passed away at the age of 78 years on June 3, 2011.