How to Keep Good Records for Engineers and Land Surveyors (and Why it Matters)
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Thursday, October 6, 2022
11:00 am – 2:20 pm CDT (incl. two 10-min. breaks)
Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM, CFS President and Owner of Cadastral Consulting, LLC
Creating certainty and reducing conflict with contracts and agreements
Record keeping as evidence of contractual compliance
How legal principles can guide our business practices
The importance of communicating with clients
Tools to help collect fees
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Practicing Institute of Engineering:
(in most states, not accredited in DE, NJ, or MO)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 3.0 PDHs for professional land surveyors in most states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
This educational activity has been evaluated and accredited by The Practicing Institute of Engineering for 6.5 PDHs. It is deemed approved for New York engineers and land surveyors via this accreditation (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2)).
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has assigned this course number 10183 for land surveyors.
The Tennessee Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors has approved this webinar for 3.0 PDHs.
This course is not approved for Delaware, Missouri or New Jersey land surveyors.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).
Wendy Lathrop PLS CFM
Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM, President and Owner of Cadastral Consulting, LLC
Ms. Lathrop is licensed as a professional land surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, and as a professional planner in New Jersey. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and has been involved in surveying since 1974 in projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Ms. Lathrop is also a certified floodplain manager through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM) and a Certified Floodplain Surveyor through the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors. A former adjunct instructor at Mercer County College in New Jersey, she has also taught as part of the team for the licensing exam review course at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. Ms. Lathrop has been teaching seminars for surveyors since 1986 and has been writing articles for surveyors since 1983. She is a contributing editor for The American Surveyor magazine, and she has four articles included in the American Bar Association’s text, Land Surveys: A Guide for Lawyers and Other Professionals. She and Stephen V. Estopinal, PLS, PE co–authored a book entitled Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2011. She is also on the faculty of GeoLearn, a web-based educational provider. Ms. Lathrop is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and she has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geodetic Surveying.