R.H. (Rick) Beaumont

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On the occasion of his nomination for vice-president, 2005

  • Born in Belleville Ontario on June 8, 1951
  • One-year B.Sc. Guelph University, Guelph Ontario – 1971
  • Graduated Algonquin College three-year Survey Technology Program (Honours Distinction) 1975
  • Articled to Gordon Olsson, ALS, CLS
  • Commissioned as a Canada Lands Surveyor – 1979
  • Commissioned as an Alberta Land Surveyor – 1984
  • Employed by Natural Resources Canada, Legal Surveys Division since 1975
  • Moved to Edmonton in 1978
  • Served Legal Surveys Division in various managerial roles since 1980
  • National Program Manager – Geomatics for Aboriginal Property Rights Infrastructure since 2003
  • Served ALSA as auditor (1986, 1987), finance committee member (1988, 1989, 1993), practice group member (1989), Councilor for the ALSA (1991 to 1993), Practice Review Board Member (1995 to 1998)
  • Served the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) as: member in good standing since 1974, Edmonton Branch Councillor (1986 to 1989), national executive committee member 1998 to 2002
  • Served NAIT Geomatics Advisory Committee 1996-2000
  • Served on the executive of the Canadian Athletic Club (an elite minor hockey club for young athletes from 13 to 18 years old) from 1994 to 2005
  • 1995 to present – Member of the Canadian Charter for Quality in Geomatics
  • 1978 to present – member of Masonic Fraternity
  • 1988 to present – member of Al Shamal Shrine Temple