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Snyder makes Appointments to State Survey and Remonumentation Committee
October 21, 2014
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced initial appointments to the new State Survey and Remonumentation Committee, created by Public Act 166 of 2014.
The seven-member committee will consult with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory affairs to create and distribute a model county plan that may be adopted by a county with any changes appropriate for that county.
"I thank these appointees for bringing their expertise to this board," Snyder said.
Roland Self, of Saranac, is former executive director of the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors. He also served on the State Fire Safety Board and is currently chair of the Ionia County Central Dispatch Board. Self earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Ferris State University. He represents the general public for a one-year term expiring Oct. 21, 2015.
Marvin Myers, of Roscommon, is founder of Myers Land Survey Co. Myers has provided remonumentation services with a number of counties in the northern Lower Peninsula. He earned bachelor’s degrees in land surveying and surveying engineering from Ferris State University. He represents surveyors from the northern Lower Peninsula.
John Quine, of Elsie, is a professional surveyor in private practice and has been a licensed surveyor for more than 45 years. He held leadership positions with the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors. Quine has experience as the Clinton County remonumentation representative and as a peer group member in Gratiot, Montcalm and Shiawassee counties. He represents surveyors from the Lower Peninsula.
The two-year terms will expire Oct. 21, 2015.
Andrew Hartwick, of Shelbyville, is geographic information systems director for St. Joseph County. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geography and a master’s degree in geographic information science from Central Michigan University. He represents the general public.
William Karr, of Pickford, is owner of Northwoods Land Surveying Inc., where he has worked for 33 years. He is a member of the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors and is a former member of several other boards and commissions. Karr earned a bachelor’s degree in forestry from Michigan Technological University. He represents surveyors from the Upper Peninsula.
Three-year terms will expire Oct. 21, 2017.
Karen Hahn, of Big Rapids, served as register of deeds for Mecosta County for last 12 years. She also worked with Midwest Publishing Inc., in Minnesota. Hahn studied at Central Michigan University. She represents grant administrators.
Jack Owens, of Roscommon, is a survey consultant with more than 50 years of experience in land surveying. He is retired from Rowe Professional Services and served as chief surveyor of Flint. He served on the board of directors of the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors from 1990-2002. Owens earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology from the University of Michigan. He represents surveyors at large.
Four-year terms will expire Oct. 21, 2018.
After initial terms, appointees will serve four-year terms, and their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.