V. (Vic) Wolchansky

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Vic Wolchansky, ALS

On the occasion of his nomination for vice-president, 2004 and updated in 2005

  • Born NE 13-54-12-5
  • Began survey career in 1956
  • Articled to I. Pals ALS (1963-1965); R. Baker ALS (1965-1966); J.W. Hill ALS (1966-1968)
  • Received ALS commission, 1968, CLS commission, 1971 and NSLS commission, 1972
  • Employed as survey technologist, Alberta Transportation, 1956-1961 and 1963-1966 performing legal road surveys, foothill control and plan checking. External Aid, Federal Government 1962, land reform Belize (British Honduras)
  • In private practice with Canadian Engineering Surveys Co Ltd, 1966-1984 and with Challenger Surveys and Services Ltd, 1984-2004
  • Served ALSA as: Auditor, 1971-1973, Legislation Group Member 1971-1972, Special Committee-The Survey System Member 1974-1975, Public Relations Group Member, 1984-1987, Consulting Practice Group Member 1984-1985, Systems & Procedures Group Member 1985-1986, Councillor 1985-1987, ALSA representative on CCLS 1987-1992, Association Finances Ad Hoc Committee Chairman.
  • Active in community: Member of the Edmonton Jaycees 1971-1974, Edmonton Petroleum Club and President in 1997-1998, Director of Greenfields Community League, Director of Jackson Heights Condo Association 1994-1998, Chairman of Edmonton Petroleum Golf and Country Club 1998, Olds and District Chamber of Commerce Board President 2004-2005
  • Sports, coached Little League Baseball 1970-1980, Greenfields Girls Softball 1980-1982