R.R. (Rick) Gauthier

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As published in ALS News upon receiving his commission in 1999 and updated in 2005

Richard Gauthier was born in Montreal, Quebec in August 1962. Upon graduation from Richelieu Valley Regional high School in 1979 he attended Dawson College of Montreal and received a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology in 1982. A B.Sc. in Surveying Engineering was received from the University of New Brunswick in 1988.

As an Ontario Land Surveyor and a Professional Engineer in Ontario, he was involved in committee work with the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors.

Leo E. Raessler, ALS served as Rick's principal. "Calibration Baselines" was the topic of the technical report submitted as part of the qualifying examination.

Commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor was received on June 21, 1999. Rick has served on the ALSA Public Relations Committee and is presently serving on the ALSA Registration Committee. Rick is also on the Municipal Planning Commission for the Town of Slave Lake.

Rick has been involved in engineering and legal surveys for Canadian National Railways, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, and various legal firms. He has worked for the Slave Lake branch office of The Cadastral Group since 1997 and has managed the office since 1998.

Hiking and cross-country skiing are leisure activities that Rick enjoys.