W.J. (Jeff) Patton

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As published in ALS News upon receiving his commission in 2001

Jeff Patton was born in South Porcupine, Ontario in January 1975. He graduated from Grande Prairie Composite High School in 1993 and went on to receive a B.Sc.Eng. from the University of Calgary in 1997.

Ron Hall, ALS served as Jeff's principal from January 1998 to March 2001. The topic of the technical report submitted as part of the qualifying examination was Process and Procedures of the Subdivision of Non-patented Land in Alberta as Applied to a Part of the N1/2 Sec. 36 Twp. 70 Rge. 6 W6M. Commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor was received on March 21, 2001.

Surveying experience includes 2.5 years doing oilfield surveys in north¬ern Alberta and 1.5 years in project management.

Harley Davidson motorcycles, mountain snowmobiling and restoring old cars are a few of Jeff's leisure activities.