Larry Broussard has been named vice president, survey operations of the Land Division. A LiDAR development group has been created to continue the development and support of the company's LiDAR operations.

Glynn Rhinehart, President of Lafayette-based John Chance Land Surveys (JCLS) announced the following promotions.

Larry Broussard has been named vice president, survey operations of the Land Division. Broussard has been with the company since 1997. He is a registered land surveyor in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

In the Corridor Mapping Division (CM), a LiDAR Development group has been created to continue the development and support of JCLS's LiDAR (light, detection, and ranging) operations. Morgan Reed has been named manager and will be responsible for LiDAR hardware/software development. Also joining the group are Kevin Normand, supervisor, LiDAR software development; Eric Lissard, CM systems engineer; Jay Wiltz, CM programmer/analyst; and Marcus Nepveaux, CM programmer/analyst.

John Chance Land Surveys offers a broad range of land surveying services. These include exploration and production surveys, pipeline surveys, unitization surveys, as well as regulatory and ecological services. Through the corridor mapping division, FLI-MAPÃ', a laser airborne corridor mapping system was developed for the transmission powerline, transportation, and narrow corridor mapping industries.

The company is part of the Fugro group of companies with 275 offices in more than 50 countries. John Chance Land Surveys is certified as "ISO 9001:2000" compliant to quality standards.

Source: Fugro Chance, Feb. 4, 2005