1994 - The Establishment of Systematic Practice Review
ALSA President and
former Grande Prairie Mayor Hugh Impey chaired the 1994 Annual General Meeting.
1994 saw the establishment of the Systematic Practice Review program.
resigned from Council to take the position of Director of Practice Review.
George joined him as Assistant to the Director of Practice Review. The
Systematic Practice Review Program underwent a number of early growing pains as
the Director and the Practice Review Board tried to determine what should be
reviewed and how. In the end, compliance with the acts, regulations and the
Manual of Good Practice would serve, generally speaking, as the basis for all
practice reviews. This lead to an ongoing debate by the membership as to the
role of the Manual of Standard Practice.
In 1994, the membership approved changes to the Real Property Report section of
the Manual of Good Practice. The changes included specifically mentioning which
minimum improvements would be shown on the Real Property Report.
then Chairman of the Practice Review Board, indicated that random practice
reviews had been conducted on surveyors doing RPRs. The results of the reviews
pointed out that Real Property Reports were being prepared in a variety of ways
and this amendment was intended to bring greater consistency to Real Property
Several other changes were made to the Manual of Good Practice to allow for the
transition from NAD27 to NAD83.
- Outside of the Association, the economy was growing with almost 148,000 iron
posts and 39,000 marker posts being sold that year.
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