W.E. (Warren) Barnard

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Based on information supplied by Mr. Barnard in 2006

Warren Emerson Barnard was born in Penticton, British Columbia in July 1956. Upon graduating from Fort Richmond Collegiate in 1974, he went on to attend the British Columbia Institute of Technology, receiving a diploma in Survey Technology, MCL, in 1980. His BSc in Surveying Engineering was obtained from the University of Calgary in 1983.

Dalton Martin served as Warren’s principal from June 1983 to March 1987. The topic of the technical report submitted as part of the qualifying examination was entitled “Cadastral Tie Considerations When Applying Least Squares Adjustment and Data-Snooping Techniques.” Commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor was granted on April 10, 1987. He was made a retired member the following year.

Mr. Barnard also holds commissions as a British Columbia Land Surveyor, Canada Lands Surveyor and a Professional Land Surveyor (Washington State). He has been a professional engineer in both Alberta and British Columbia and was a member of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

Warren Barnard has been mainly involved in legal, engineering, geodetic and deformation surveys as well as software development and systems design.

In British Columbia, Mr. Barnard is a principal in Watson and Barnard Land Surveying and Engineering.