April 2002: Turning Points
The 2003 ASPRS Fellow Award winners are Daniel L. Civco and David F. Maune. Civco is an associate professor of geospatial science and applications in the department of natural resources management and engineering at the University of Connecticut. Maune, Colonel, USA, retired, is a senior project manager for Dewberry & Davis, Fairfax, Virginia. He has been an active member of ASPRS since 1968.
Leica Geosystems, Atlanta, Ga., and Loyola Enterprises, Virginia Beach, Va., announced a distribution agreement for the sale and service of Leica Geosystems’ GPS/GIS and GPS Reference Station products in Virginia. Loyola Enterprises has established a new Precision Spatial Systems Division headed by former Leica Geosystems sales representative Brian Daniel to serve the growing GPS/GIS market.
Precision Products, Nashville, Tenn., now offers the latest Trimble surveying products, machine control systems, and Spectra Precision Laser brand in Tennessee through their Advance Precision Products locations in Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. It also appointed Randy Noland and Kirk McCauley as survey sales specialists for Trimble products in Tennessee and Kentucky, respectively.
Leica Canada, Willowdale, Ontario, Canada, now distributes MicroSurvey FieldGenius data collection software.
Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., hired Pierre Desjardins as director of survey and infrastructure sales. He is responsible for land, marine, infrastructure and scanning survey products in North and South America. Trimble also hired John Stenmark as segment manager for survey and infrastructure and Derek Miles to manage the company’s Land Survey Certified Trainer program as well as to develop several new GPS-oriented training courses.