S.H. (Stephen) Nichol

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Stephen Nichol, ALS
Known for President, Matai Surveys Ltd.

On the occasion of his nomination for Council, 1985 and updated in 2005

  • Born in Te Puke, New Zealand in 1949
  • Entry into Canada 1975
  • Graduated from Otago University, New Zealand in 1972, receiving B.(Surveying, Land Planning & Development)
  • Received a Management Development Certificate from the University of Calgary, 1987
  • Articled to W.A. Wolley-Dod, ALS, 1978-1979; J.D. Blair, ALS, 1979-1981
  • Received ALS commission, 1981
  • Holds CLS commission, 1983
  • Member of the CIG since 1979
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Surveyors since 1975
  • Served on Legislation Group 1983; Consulting Practice Group 1984; Convention Chairman 1985; ALSA Auditor 1985-1986; Real Property Report Committee 1990-1993; Parcel Mapping Review Committee 1995
  • Secretary Treasurer, CIS Calgary Branch 1982-1983
  • Vice Chairman, CIS Calgary Branch 1983-1984
  • Chairman, CIS Calgary Branch 1985-1986
  • Employed by McElhanney Surveying and Engineering Ltd., 1975-1978, Wolley-Dod and MacCrimmon Surveys Ltd., 1978-1979, McElhanney Group Ltd., 1979-1984, Can-Nav Limited, 1984-1985
  • Established Matai Surveys Ltd., 1985
  • Experience in cadastral, engineering, mining, offshore positioning, control, geophysical, construction, mapping, both domestic and international publications:
  • Canadian Land Surveyors’ Approach to Copyright, Liability and Privacy Issues; CISM Journal 45(3) pages 414-415
  • Photogrammetric Ground Deformation Monitoring, Clive Fraser and Stephen H. Nichol. Presented paper at the Seventh International FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurements, Banff, Canada
  • A review of the Canada Competition Act ALS News, December 1993 Vol XXII-4