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Defining Boundaries with Peta Cox

Defining Boundaries with Peta Cox

By Peta Cox

Surveying the World ~ One Story at a Time ~ Delve in to lives of the interesting characters from the Surveying & Spatial Industry from all over the world & their unique perspectives on life & our Industry.
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Patty Boothe, Senior Vice President, Civil Infrastructure Solutions at Trimble
Patty Boothe, Senior Vice President, Civil Infrastructure Solutions at Trimble
Newly appointed Senior Vice President, Civil Infrastructure Solutions at Trimble, Patricia Boothe, also known as Patty has spent the last 22+ years with Trimble. She was most recently the senior vice president of Trimble Autonomy. Patty fosters an environment of "customer comes first" and is focused on the performance of the division and her team. Her leadership style is influenced by her breadth of experience across industries. Since joining Trimble in 2000, Patty has held leadership roles in operations, marketing and currently business management. Prior to joining Trimble, she held marketing and sales roles in semiconductor distribution, contract manufacturing and OEM software. Patty holds a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in marketing from San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif. You can find Patty on LinkedIn You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
21:27
November 19, 2022
Stephanie Michaud, Strategic Marketing Manager at Trimble
Stephanie Michaud, Strategic Marketing Manager at Trimble
Stephanie Michaud is Strategic Marketing Manager at Trimble, responsible for strategic marketing activities within the Geospatial field solutions portfolio, spanning GIS, Survey and Emerging Markets. Stephanie is my second Canadian growing up in British Columbia, while spending some time as a teen living in Ecuador to gain travel and life experience with her parent who were science teachers. She loved Math & science and wanted to do the hardest thing she could do, wanting to be an aerospace engineering. Stephanie attended the University of Calgary, and joined the Trimble Rotation Program. She is a global mentor, building relationships across business, academia and geographies for Trimble. Stephanie regularly provides job shadowing, resume writing and interview prep for Girls with Impact in Denver, the Trimble Women’s Network, and Canadian-based Cybermentor/Mentorlink platforms. Internationally, she was named one of Geospatial World’s 50 Rising Stars in 2022 and an inspiring Young Surveyor by the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), and has regularly presented and served as a panelist at the World Bank and FIG conferences. You can find Stephanie on LinkedIN You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
23:16
November 18, 2022
Riley Smith, Marketing Director, Monitoring and Tunneling at Trimble
Riley Smith, Marketing Director, Monitoring and Tunneling at Trimble
Riley is my first Canadian on the podcast and he is the Marketing Director of Monitoring and Tunneling at Trimble. He has been with Trimble since 2016 as a Product Manager intern.  Riley believes this episode will bring him Stardom, I hope it does lol!  Riley took the Technical route of surveying by completing his Geomatic Engineering Technology Certificate (Trade School) in Canada. He is a self-proclaimed "Geomatics Nerd", who is dedicated to promoting the geomatics industry through involvement in several organizations such as the FIG Young Surveyors and GoGeomatics Canada.  You can find Riley on LinkedIn You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
21:05
November 17, 2022
Jason Evans, Portfolio Manager at Trimble
Jason Evans, Portfolio Manager at Trimble
Jason Evans, Portfolio Manager, Trimble Positioning Services and New York State registered and licensed land surveyor. His first career was in paramedicine which led him to contract work with the defence. His second career lead him to Surveying, beginning his career at the SUNY-ESF Ranger School in Wanakena, N.Y.,  completing his Associate Degree in Applied Science before working all over New York State. Finally completing the paperwork in 2020 to be Licenced. Jason has been working with Trimble for the last four years, where he manages Trimble's real-time GNSS Corrections portfolio of products, working with the internal systems and processes working with a multiple teams within the company whilst also working with their external customers. In his free time, Jason enjoys writing thought leadership pieces to challenge the workflows of everyday processes. You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
20:33
November 16, 2022
Boris Skopljak, Vice President, Surveying & Mapping Strategy and Product Marketing at TRIMBLE
Boris Skopljak, Vice President, Surveying & Mapping Strategy and Product Marketing at TRIMBLE
Known as the Brazilian Soccer player in Trimble, Boris (Skopljak) is the Vice President, Surveying & Mapping Strategy and Product Marketing, Boris has a surveying background originating from Croatia, in the survey engineering field and is dedicated to making a positive impact. Boris has such passion for our industry and the technology I didn’t want to stop talking to him about his adventures and passion. I hope you enjoy this chat. You can find Boris on LinkedIn You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
23:04
November 15, 2022
Brett Casson, Senior Principal Major Projects, Autodesk Australia
Brett Casson, Senior Principal Major Projects, Autodesk Australia
Sliding doors and two seconds of separation lay between my guest this week and myself. Digital Data was deeply discussed in this episode. My guest, Brett Casson, who is the Senior Principal Major Projects, Autodesk Australia was born in Tamworth, before moving to Jervis Bay, actually Huskisson... (YES MY HOME TOWN, well right next door!!!) before completing his HSC at Shoalhaven High (YES MY HIGH SCHOOL, we would have even caught the school bus together...) began his career in Canberra in 1993 while completing his Associate Diploma of Surveying at Canberra Institute of Technology. Working in Canberra before moving to the big smoke (Sydney) to gain more experience in the surveying industry. We talk about where his career took him traveling across the world and meet some very interesting people and projects. About lifelong learning, helping people and what it’s like working with companies to help streamline and embed Autodesk products into the business. The importance of Cloud based storage. Working globally managing time zones, accents, and how we harness the data and manage the assets. Data sharing, Data storage, Custodians, Digital efficiencies, and reform were discussed along with a Co-ordination approach of all agencies for procurement methodologies for information standards. He love to spend quality down time with his wife & two girls as well as playing golf and riding his ummm nice bikes! And I want to know do robots dream of electric sheep? Have you ever read that book??? This episode proudly supported by E1 Pool Certifiers  https://www.e1poolcertifier.com/ &  Ozdetect https://ozdetect.com.au/ You can find Brett LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/brett-casson/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
02:16:15
September 20, 2022
Phil Fedor, Project Manager - Survey | BOWMAN
Phil Fedor, Project Manager - Survey | BOWMAN
Today I speak to Phil Fedor. Phil is a Survey Project Manager at Bowman and Registered Land surveyor in Arizona and Certified Survey Technician through the National Society of Professional Surveyors. Born in Syracuse, N. He is now based in Phoenix Arizona with his two girls, lovely wife and beautiful horses. Growing up, Phil wanted to be a cowboy before moving onto a Rockstar as a teen. He began his career back in New York 31 years ago. He has a love for all things horses and calls himself a horseman, and outdoorsman, who enjoys camping, fishing, & hiking. He states that he used to hike a lot until land surveying wore me down. A giving and kind charity man, Phil spends a lot of his time helping various charities as a volunteer. He is a member of the Queen Creek mounted Posse, which is a non-profit, all volunteer search & rescue unit under the supervision of the Pinal County Sheriff. I am also a member of the Friends of Horseshoe Park, a non-profit which promotes and manages the Queen Creek Rodeo called Roots 'n' Boots. Lastly, I am a rider in an annual Pony Express re-enactment which raises money for a therapeutic riding centre in Phoenix, called Horses Help. We completed that event on July 1 2022. This episode proudly supported by Ozdetect https://ozdetect.com.au/ You can find Phil Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/nysrs_91/?hl=en Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/phil.fedor.1 LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-fedor-rls-99a40224/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:36:17
August 23, 2022
Tim Laidler, Director of Locate & Map
Tim Laidler, Director of Locate & Map
In my very first face to face interview... shall I say I was very nervous!! I wasn’t sure if this conversation was going to be had, with the rival of Holden & Ford… But we’re grown adults & put our personal beliefs aside lol. Tim is the Director of Locate & Map in Sydney specialising in Subsurface Utility mapping . Tim is a second gen surveyor and growing up he always wanted to be a surveyor by taking after his dad, although he did spend some time as directional driller. He has been in the industry for 15 years beginning his career with Lean Lackenby and Hayward & RMS.  Tim and his Team just celebrated 7 years of business, very exciting!!! We discussed the importance of culture within the business, the average age of his team, at 35 he is OLD, and the importance of inclusiveness and responsibility within the company. Data sharing in the locating industry, Implementation of 3d drain scanning, point cloud data, awareness of emerging technology, coding, mental health, kids, cars, podcasts & more cars. Dave & Adam from Surv3D were mentioned as was Paul & Geoff from Locators, Gordon Bell & Grant Kilpatrick (RIP), Two legends of the Surveying Industry.  With a lot of laughs along the way. Tim and his team are proud supporters of the Rural Fire Service. If you can help or support them every little bit helps. https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/ This episode proudly supported by Ozdetect https://ozdetect.com.au/ I'll leave you with these words from Peter Pan: Don't grow up, it's a TRAP!!! Check out : Locate & Map ~ https://locateandmap.com.au/ Picnik Media ~ https://www.instagram.com/picnik_media/ YouTube ~ https://www.youtube.com/c/PicnikMedia/featured You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:45:40
August 09, 2022
Taylor Handschuh, The Map Lady
Taylor Handschuh, The Map Lady
This week I speak to Taylor Handschuh. Known as The Map Lady, Tay comes from New Jersey, just outside of New York. She is not a surveyor but loves all things spatial, data and technology. Tay is the Founder &  Director of Geospatial Technology Implementations. She holds a Bachelor and Masters and was awarded Summa Cum Laude and won an award for her AGIC (Arizona Geographic Information Council) student presentation. She began her career Informally making maps for art and problem solving, and her first client was habitat for humanity. Her aim is to work with Geospatial Technology Enablement for every sector! Tay specialises in using Mobile LiDAR systems and GPS denied environments. Growing up Tay wanted to be an Astronaut, Piercing Artist and an Urban Planner. Her hobbies lie around Gems and Minerals! Collecting them, going to gem shows, digging for gems or rockhounding, exploring old places and telling stories in 3D. You can find Taylor  Website: https://www.maplady.com/ Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/the_map_lady/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMapLady1?s=20&t=oTBGeEwfpk21ZxCvhreiXg You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com    Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox   @definingboundaries: https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en    @surveygeekgirl: https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox   Music by Paul Greene: https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/  Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia: https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:27:33
July 27, 2022
Graham Wirth, Product Manager at 12d Solutions Pty Ltd
Graham Wirth, Product Manager at 12d Solutions Pty Ltd
Graham is a surveyor who has been in the industry for 49 years and now works for 12D solutions in Software product Sales and support. He has spent his career working as a Project Surveyor and regional sales manager at Leica before moving to 12D. Graham was born in Sydney & grew up in the Sutherland Shire. As a kid & growing up, Graham wanted to be a surfer, sailor and a surveyor.  He began his career at Forshaw Surveyors in Bexley. He has worked on many large infrastructure projects and was my second boss back in 1996. Winning awards in Surfing Sailing and Sales. Now residing in Sunny Queensland Graham enjoys his down time surfing and sailing. You can find Graham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/graham-wirth-0a38bbb/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com   Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox  @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en   @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en  https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox  Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:39:07
July 12, 2022
Lieven Beuckx, Surveyor and Landscanspacialist at LSBbvba
Lieven Beuckx, Surveyor and Landscanspacialist at LSBbvba
Lieven is a surveyor from Belgium who runs his own business and specialises in land, construction and scanning. Born in Geel in Belgium and growing up in Tessenderlo, Lieven wanted to be a Lego designer. Although as you may have guessed it, Lieven is a luntmeter also known as surveyor, he is also a CEO, CFO, head of it, and rod man at LSBbvba. Man of all trades you could say. He began his career at a surveying firm in Brussels. He spends his work days completing scanning & surveying on mostly construction and in his spare time he enjoys life with his young family, cycling and skiing. We discuss how they survey in Belgium, technology and food. The Geoholics may have been mentioned as well & not by me!! As the Geospatial Marketer that's how we met. You can find Lieven here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lsbbvba/ https://www.instagram.com/lsbbvba3945/?hl=en You can find me at www.petacox.com  Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox Instagram: @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:24:43
June 28, 2022
Shortfalls in the Surveying Industry with Elaine Ball, Kellie Dean & Kellie Hassab.
Shortfalls in the Surveying Industry with Elaine Ball, Kellie Dean & Kellie Hassab.
A catch up with influential women within our industry discussing how we can move forward & make change, one small step at a time. Education, unconscious bias, diversity, inclusion and how we can all work together to better our industry. Supporting Links below:  Creating effective workplaces where all people can thrive:  https://sssi.org.au/events-awards/e-cpd/sss-dln Women+ in Geospatial:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/women-in-geospatial/  Geoawesomeness:  https://geoawesomeness.com/why-diversity-matters-geospatial-industry-climate-change/ You can find me at www.petacox.com Podcast  Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox  Website: https://www.petacox.com Instagram:  @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en  @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en https:// www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox  Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/  Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:31:15
June 14, 2022
Andrew Conolly, Graduate Surveyor at Conolly Surveying
Andrew Conolly, Graduate Surveyor at Conolly Surveying
Andrew Conolly is a second generation surveyor working for the family business. Knowing he was always going to be working in the construction industry in some form or another as he has been building and making things since he was a toddler while also helping his dad with residential surveys from the age of 13.  His official title is Graduate Surveyor, graduating from the University of Newcastle in 2018. He loves the outdoors, camping, four wheel driving & snow skiing. And I believe he may possibly be my youngest surveyor to date on the podcast. You can find me at www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox Instagram: @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:40:27
May 31, 2022
Darren Booth, Registered Surveyor, Director at Hopkins Consultants & President of the Country Surveyors Association
Darren Booth, Registered Surveyor, Director at Hopkins Consultants & President of the Country Surveyors Association
Darren Booth is a registered land surveyor and director at Hopkins Consultants. Also the President of the Country Surveyors Association. He has been in the industry for over 30 years. Hailing from the mid north coast of NSW, Darren grew up in Port Macquarie. He attended Newcastle University & began his career during Uni days working in Port Macquarie. Spending 10 years at Lithgow before returning to Port Macquarie.  He is an over achiever with way too many awards to list all of them but just to name a few:  Neil Ryan Memorial Prize - Outstanding Achievement in an Urban Survey - BoSSI Assessments - 2006 Winner - EISSI Cadastral Surveying Category - 2009 Sir Thomas Ewing Award - North Coast Professional Surveyor of the Year - 2011, EISSI NSW Professional of the Year - 2011, Winner - Excellence in Business - Hopkins Consultants - Port Macquarie Chamber of Commerce - 2012. He is also part of the examination board for BOSSI Competency Assessments in Registration. With an obsession in building model trucks, Darren also enjoys kicking back to some tunes, Participation in Professional activities, random history and "fun facts" and like me a little bit of landscape photography. You can find Darren on LinkedIn. You can find me at https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox     Instagram: @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en     @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en     https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox     Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious  Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
02:11:27
May 17, 2022
Peta Cox, National Training & Development Manager at Consulting Surveyors National
Peta Cox, National Training & Development Manager at Consulting Surveyors National
This week is a little different from the normal listening program. It is a Q&A held by Michael Hatton from TSS. I’ve been a little slack well sick and haven't been able to complete my normal interviews. I put it out there to my Instagram family & previous guests to ask me anything & this is what we have come up with. A short question & answer to tease your ears until my next interview. A little bit about Peta. Peta is the National Training & Development Manager for Consulting Surveyors National & host of this Podcast, Defining Boundaries. Peta has over 26 years experience within the Surveying profession as a surveyor & educator. She was born in Canberra, the National Capital of Australia but grew up in a small town called Vincentia on Jervis Bay, 2 hours south of Sydney. Growing up, Peta wanted to be a graphic designer or something to do with history. She loves the outdoors, especially the beach, photography, painting, spending quality time watching her 3 boys play sports and cruising in their old cars or on the back of the motorbike with her husband on weekends. You can find me at https://www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox    Instagram: @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en    @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en    https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox    Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
45:11
May 03, 2022
Thomas Casey, Registered Surveyor & Director, Casey Surveying and Design
Thomas Casey, Registered Surveyor & Director, Casey Surveying and Design
Thomas Casey is a Registered Land Surveyor and owner of Casey Surveying and Design in Parkes NSW. Better known as Tom, TC to his good friends & colleagues & uncle Bot to his family Tom was born in Sydney and he spent his younger years between Sydney, Bathurst & the Central Coast. My initial question to Tom was where he had grown up & his reply was that he’s not entirely sure that he has grown up… check for a special reference to Pretty in Pink… He wasn’t sure what he wanted to be as a grown up but he did know that he didn’t want to be an architect or an engineer, apparently there’s a story behind that so tune in to listen why. He has been in the industry for 28 to 34 years depending on when yo start counting He spent 6 years working in retail to pay his way through university before starting his career as a graduate surveyor & GIS operator with RTA in Parkes. Who would have thought that one of the "little dead beat crew" would end up winning some prestigious awards over the last few years, the first being the Highly commended in 2019 EISSI Awards in the rural cadastral & land titling category and Joint winner in 2021 for in the infrastructure & construction category for his work on the silver city  & cobb highways in the far west of NSW. He described the Silver City work as possibly career defining. He doesn’t have much time for hobbies and as a former low single figure golfer now retired due to old age & football injuries, he dabbles in lawn bowls and would love to get back into his vegie patch again.  You might find Tom on LinkedIn otherwise you'll find him out in the field somewhere in the outback! https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-casey-1bb70548/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com     Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox   @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en   @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en   https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox   Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia  https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/ 
02:22:22
April 19, 2022
Thomas Hebert, Founder & Director Earth Sciences Foundation Inc
Thomas Hebert, Founder & Director Earth Sciences Foundation Inc
Thomas Hebert isn’t a surveyor, he doesn’t work in our industry, but does use our technology for his latest venture. He actually comes from an insurance background of 20 years. Now why do I have this guest on my show you may be thinking? Thomas is a palaeontologist from Wisconsin. He is the Founder and Director of Earth Sciences Foundation Inc. a not for profit organisation. Recently a guest on The Geoholics podcast, Tom, is using his new found friendships to gain momentum in his dream of working on research in earth sciences and creating an environment to allow for earth sciences to be available for everyone to, be involved and to learn. With a strong GIS component to his work, Thomas sits on the outskirts of our industry in the spatial sector. He enjoys most things outdoors & depends his spare time fishing, exploring, working with young people, listening to people talk about their vision and where they want to go and working out how  he can help them oh and also digging for dinosaurs. He has been working in Palaeontology for 10 summers and returned to school last year. You can find Tom on:  Earth Sciences Foundation Inc Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/497050645069967/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/497050645069967/user/100076467977266/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-hebert-205514225/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/letusdig/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com    Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox  @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en  @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en  https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox  Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia  https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/ 
02:16:39
April 05, 2022
Michael Hatton, Director at TSS - Total Surveying Solutions
Michael Hatton, Director at TSS - Total Surveying Solutions
Michael Hatton, also known as Mick was born in Northern Territories Tennant Creek, he has spent his years traveling Australia & the world. From Darwin, to Wagga, England, Perth, & Sydney to name a few. When his soccer career died, he turned to surveying and has been in the Surveying Industry for 26 years while for the past nearly 18 years he has been the Director of TSS - Total Survey Solutions a 100% Indigenous owned company. He is a Board member of the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce, has won  the Indigenous Biz of the Year award and is a great advocate for the indigenous community With a love for the land, growing up he wanted to be a farmer. During his down time mick enjoys the simple things like spending quality time with his kids, traveling & AFL.
02:14:46
March 22, 2022
Tracy El-Asmar, Survey Operations Manager - Vic Intrax Consulting Group
Tracy El-Asmar, Survey Operations Manager - Vic Intrax Consulting Group
In final celebrations of International Womens Day 2022. I interview Tracy El-Asmar from Intrax. Tracy is the Survey Operations Manager for VIC. A non surveyor, Tracy has the passion to advocate for our industry & I am proud to call her my friend. Born in Essendon Victoria which makes her a Bombers  supporter, she grew up in Taylors lake in Melbourne's West. Growing up Tracy had aspirations of being a Police officer.  So once again, nowhere near the surveying industry. Tracy Has held a few positions throughout her career, starting with Local Government  20 years ago as a Trainee Administrator in the Building Department for the City of Banyule in Melbourne North. Moving onto private practice, building surveying, then Residential Volume Housing as a permits and compliance officer, then onto commercial and finally where she has been for just over four years, Intrax. Tracy loves spending time with her family, watching movies, especially Friday night movie night with her kids, Chauffeuring & Watching her son play Rugby & catching up with friends over a G & T and a cheese platter (woman after my own heart). You can find Tracy on: LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracy-el-asmar-96636433/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tracyelas/ Website: https://www.intrax.com.au/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com   Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia  https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/ https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ https://www.petermac.org/
01:04:01
March 15, 2022
Elaine Ball, Geospatial Marketer, Elaine Ball Ltd
Elaine Ball, Geospatial Marketer, Elaine Ball Ltd
This one has been a long time in organizing due to the busy nature of my friend the one & only Geospatial Marketer, Elaine Ball. She is a hard woman to hold down for more than 5 min. Born in the cathedral city of Wakefield known for its Corn, coal & textiles, Elaine spent time growing up in Scotland & Singapore. Known best for her marketing & get kids into survey initiatives, Elaine has carved a niche within the Geospatial Industry.. With a Surveyor dad, who was a hydrographic & mining surveyor come inventor, he introduced the Ball family to the world of surveying, scanning & a life of overachieving.. With a background in manufacturing of laser survey equipment sold to multiple industries including; Mining, Quarry, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Transportation, Forestry and Surveying. You name it; she markets it. Elaine is the creator and visionary of Elaine Ball Ltd, a global business and marketing evangelist for the Geospatial Industry.   Her aim is to raise the standards within the Geospatial Industry Globally by giving surveyors through to manufacturers a dedicated resource for business, sales, marketing and strategic communications while encouraging and exciting the next generation of surveyors. An animal lover, she wanted to be a horse rider growing up. Not quite where she is now, but on her little farm she has sheep, chickens & dogs while the horses are not too far from her..  Besides farm life, Elaine loves a good challenge competing in triathlons… so take from me she is completely crazy.. probably while we get along so well.. In her own words, She is one part marketer, one part biz development, one part strategic thinker & one part superhero..  You can find Elaine on: LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/elaineballgeo/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geospatialmarketer/ Website: https://www.elaineball.co.uk/ You can contact me at: https://www.petacox.com  Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries https://www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en  @surveygeekgirl https://www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en  https://www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:59:34
March 08, 2022
Kaja Svendsen, Offshore Surveyor, iSurvey
Kaja Svendsen, Offshore Surveyor, iSurvey
Kaja is an offshore surveyor working for iSurvey. She began her career in Surveying in 2015 as a land surveyor before moving into the offshore abt 6 months ago. Kaja is a great advocate for all things surveying, she promotes the industry whilst also sharing her perspective of life & career as a woman in a male dominated industry through her social media sites. She likes to push the boundaries both professionally & personally & enjoys taking the “untraditional” route. With passions in not only surveying but, traveling, meeting new people, skiing/snowboarding & hiking she is always up for an adventure while simple things such as knitting, embroidering and sewing fills her down times. She is an inspiration to our community & I am honoured to have such a fabulous young lady on the podcast who represents our future. You can find Kaja on: LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/kaja-svendsen-b181a01a4 Instagram: www.instagram.com/kajastikker/?hl=en You can contact me at: www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries www.instagram.com/definingboundaries/?hl=en @surveygeekgirl www.instagram.com/surveygeekgirl/?hl=en www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:17:53
March 01, 2022
Jane Cooke, Technical Support GPS Specialist at CR Kennedy Company Ltd
Jane Cooke, Technical Support GPS Specialist at CR Kennedy Company Ltd
Dr Jane Cooke hails from Tonbridge, Kent, a small town approximately an hours drive south East of London England, but now lives in Victoria Australia where she is the National Technical support and training manager for the geospatial division at CR Kennedy. She wanted to be a town planner, but began her career in the geospatial industry by completing her degree in Environmental Science and working in various voluntary positions surveying volcanoes around the world, This led to a PhD in Volcanology & post doctorate in geological hazard monitoring. She has since worked for Lecia Geosystems in the UK before moving to Australia to work with CR Kennedy. Jane is an avid reader and enjoys time outdoors camping & as she puts it, walking long distances. With a unique perspective on the differences between Aussie & English Surveyors & losing the battle on Scale factors…. A great listen to how Surveying & Spatial is used in the monitoring of Landslides & Volcanoes. You can find Jane on: LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-cooke-197442/ You can contact me at: www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:35:59
February 15, 2022
Braydon "CharlieB" Smith, Surveyor, Vision Surveys QLD
Braydon "CharlieB" Smith, Surveyor, Vision Surveys QLD
Braydon Smith, who is also known to his mates as CharlieB, is a Surveyor by mentoring & experience, who has over 10 years of experience in the industry. He is a Queensland boy, born & bred who loves the outdoors. He is a country boy at heart who enjoys his time away from the city near the ocean or the trees. He is currently working at Vision Surveys completing all types of surveys from details to setouts to FIFO (Fly In, Fly Out) work in the country towns. Braydon began his working life completing an apprenticeship as a fabricator. By chance, he scored a job as a field hand through a family member, not really knowing much about surveying at all. Since then he hasn't looked back. With some great stories from his early years of old survey marks, great surveyors to the snakes, spiders & wild dogs. You'll enjoy this chat with my Mate CB. You can find Charlie on:  LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/braydon-smith-a37647b4/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/that_aussie_surveyor/ You can contact me at:  www.petacox.com  Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox  @definingboundaries  @surveygeekgirl  www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox Music by Paul Greene https://www.instagram.com/greenepaul/ Red Shelf Records/Sounds Delicious Australia https://www.instagram.com/soundsdeliciousaustralia/
01:13:10
February 01, 2022
Luke Woodyard, Party Chief & Scanning Specialist at QK4
Luke Woodyard, Party Chief & Scanning Specialist at QK4
Luke Woodyard hails from Kentucky USA. He is a Party Chief & Scanning Specialist at QK4. Born in Lexington & growing up in Frankfort, Kentucky. He started his career as a Construction inspector while still in school but after one survey class he fell in love with Surveying, moved departments to the survey section & hasn’t looked back. With only a few years under his belt, you can hear the love for this profession & how he wants to contribute & make a difference. Sighting his employers as great mentors. He is the State Rep for the Kentucky Chapter of the Young Surveyors Network. We chat about growing up in Kentucky, his love for anything outdoors and the importance of bridging the age gap & skills shortage in surveying. touching on topics such as Get kids into survey, She maps & the importance of mentoring & education. He discusses the use of a “Devil Stick”, scanning, technology & how it’s all about the learning. touching on work ethic, safety & quality on the job. With a love for using his hands & in need of a knife pouch, Luke began working with leather. With some beautiful pieces he now sells online. you can check out his gear on instagram @woodyard_leather_co. His passion shows through in all that he does and he believes that promotion of our industry is a great cause and way to get the next generation together whilst also helping one another in the survey profession. Wishing Luke a Very Happy Birthday for Sunday the 23rd January… You can find Luke on most social channels: https://www.instagram.com/bearded_surveyor_ky/ https://www.instagram.com/woodyard_leather_co/ https://www.facebook.com/woody94 https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukewo/ You can contact me at; www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:44:50
January 18, 2022
Kent Groh, Geoholics Host & Geomatics/Survey Manager at ALTA SOUTHWEST
Kent Groh, Geoholics Host & Geomatics/Survey Manager at ALTA SOUTHWEST
So the tables have turned & I have one third of the Geoholic’s joining me today. Friend of mine, Mr Kent Groh. One of the most passionate surveyors I know, Podcaster extraordinaire & all round advocate for anything & everything surveying…for those that don’t know Kent, he is a Licenced surveyor, who holds a degree in Architecture and is the Geomatics/Survey Manager at ALTA SOUTHWEST in Phoenix, Arizona… and Host of The Geoholics Podcast.  Ken has over 30 years of experience in the industry, starting his career in Chicago after attending Southern Illinois University. He is an advocate for surveying worldwide & is creating a legacy by investing back into the industry for future surveyors and the future of surveying for years to come. He hasn’t won any awards but states “he is rewarded every time he helps someone out...so hopefully tons of them!!”  In his down time he enjoys golf, whiskey, beer, food, sleeping, curling and sports betting.  You can find Kent on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/kent-groh-a3363954/ The Geoholics Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13760884/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thegeoholics Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thegeoholics/ You can contact me at; www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:01:60
January 04, 2022
Richard Cullen, Director & Senior Hydrographic Survey Consultant at Hydrographic and Cadastral Survey
Richard Cullen, Director & Senior Hydrographic Survey Consultant at Hydrographic and Cadastral Survey
Richard Cullen was born in New Zealand. He moved over to Australia as a teen & has made a career for himself in the Hydrographic community. Now living Wollongong just south of Sydney in Australia, he has been in the industry for 25 years and began his career in the Spatial Sciences sector with the Royal Australian Navy. You could say he has had a few careers as he was a Naval Officer before moving to private industry. Richard is now the owner, Director &  Senior Hydrographic Survey Consultant of a small hydrographic surveying company Hydrographic & cadastral survey based in Wollongong. Richard has won a Navy Bronze Commendation & more recently the Australasian Hydrographic Society Order of Merit for Service Achievement based on his activities on the Australasian Hydrographic Surveyors Certification Panel and Hydrography Commission of SSSI. In his spare time Richard enjoys fishing, go figure, computers & travel. His passion is to promote the advancement of hydrographic surveying & surveyors within all industry sectors that use hydrographic data in this niche area of specialised surveying. I have had the pleasure of working briefly with Richard & it is great to have him on the show today. You can find Richard on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-cullen-755b0132/ or on the web https://hcsurvey.com.au/  You can contact me at; www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
02:04:34
December 14, 2021
Claire Buxton, Party Chief & Project Manager for Underhill Geomatics Ltd
Claire Buxton, Party Chief & Project Manager for Underhill Geomatics Ltd
Claire began her career in in Surveying in Westport, New Zealand. She has been working in the industry for 9 years.  A tomboy at heart, Claire toyed with the idea of being a builder, a farmer or more seriously joining the Air Force.   She was a finalist in the NZ Spatial Excellence Awards 2018 for Women's Leadership & won the Young Professional and People's Choice award & also the Survey and Spatial NZ Bogle Young Surveyor 2016. Claire is part of the Volunteer Community Surveyor Program which is run by the FIG Young Surveyors Network, where they are working to connect young surveyors to volunteer their time and skills to humanitarian causes such as land rights and environmental impacts. We take about Diversity, Mentoring, Land issues, Imposter syndrome and much more. You can find Claire at;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-buxton-088a8285  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clbuxton/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lil_bucko/  For all things FIG got to;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1957180/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FigYoungSurveyorsNetwork/  Instagram: https://fig.net/vcsp/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fig_young  You can contact me at;  www.petacox.com   Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox   @definingboundaries    @surveygeekgirl    www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:54:13
November 30, 2021
Michael Lamont - Part 2, Registered Surveyor, Retired past owner of award winning RESOURCE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT
Michael Lamont - Part 2, Registered Surveyor, Retired past owner of award winning RESOURCE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT
Turning right instead of left was the critical point in Michaels surveying career. Michael is a now retired Registered Surveyor and Town Planner with a wealth of experience gained as a private consultant practicing throughout New South Wales, particularly the North Coast region, for over 40 years.  He has considerable experience in the land development process, taking many projects from concept design through to completion.  From early on Michael knew that he was going to be a manager & run his own company. That company, RESOURCE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT just won an award for the Small Consultancy Category at the Surveying Consultancy Excellence Awards 2021 for Consulting Surveyors National. He is passionate about his work and encourages everyone to continually strive for excellence in their work. Michael is currently a Board Member of the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW and the NSW Board of Surveying and Spatial Information.  Previously he has been a Director of the Institution of Surveyors NSW, Chairman of the North Coast Group of the Institution and Chairman of the North Coast Chapter of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA).   He is a guest town planning examiner with the NSW Board of Surveying and Spatial Information and has also been heavily involved in the training and education of surveying candidates aspiring to achieve registration with the Board. We finish up with chatting about life You can contact me at www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox  @definingboundaries  @surveygeekgirl  www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:27:15
November 24, 2021
Michael Lamont - Part 1, Registered Surveyor, Retired past owner of award winning RESOURCE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT
Michael Lamont - Part 1, Registered Surveyor, Retired past owner of award winning RESOURCE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT
Turning right instead of left was the critical point in Michaels surveying career. Michael is a now retired Registered Surveyor and Town Planner with a wealth of experience gained as a private consultant practising throughout New South Wales, particularly the North Coast region, for over 40 years.  He has considerable experience in the land development process, taking many projects from concept design through to completion.  From early on Michael knew that he was going to be a manager & run his own company. That company, RESOURCE DESIGN & MANAGEMENT just won an award for the Small Consultancy Category at the Surveying Consultancy Excellence Awards 2021 for Consulting Surveyors National. He is passionate about his work and encourages everyone to continually strive for excellence in their work. Michael is currently a Board Member of the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW and the NSW Board of Surveying and Spatial Information.  Previously he has been a Director of the Institution of Surveyors NSW, Chairman of the North Coast Group of the Institution and Chairman of the North Coast Chapter of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA).   He is a guest town planning examiner with the NSW Board of Surveying and Spatial Information and has also been heavily involved in the training and education of surveying candidates aspiring to achieve registration with the Board. You can contact me at www.petacox.com Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:35:11
November 16, 2021
Bruce Baker, Chief Technical Officer & Director at IntelliSpatial & Land Surveys
Bruce Baker, Chief Technical Officer & Director at IntelliSpatial & Land Surveys
Due to poor NBN connection, the audio from this podcast is occasionally at times substandard. I apologies for the poor connection.  You will still enjoy the stories Bruce has to tell. Born in Melbourne, to ten pound pom parents,  Bruce moved around during his younger years across Australia & PNG. His aspirations growing up were to be a pilot. Due to colour blindness, this was an unattainable goal. This led to his career choice, as a surveyor working in the Surveying & Spatial industry. He has had a great career travelling the world & has been in the industry for over 20 years, with a varied career from the water to the land. He is a geospatial professional with a passion for solving problems and developing solutions with the use of information technology. With an enquiring mind he went out into the world with a hunger to learn & he has never stopped learning. He loves all forms of surveying as they all relate to each other & can take you to places you never thought possible. Over the years he has had many positions & titles, this is due to Bruce always looking for the next big thing, or how he can help his employees grow & better themselves.  A recipient of numerous awards, his accomplishments include best outstanding Graduate for his Bachelor of Science from Curtin University, as well as awards as a long term committee member of the Australasian Hydrographic Society (AHS). He enjoys the simple things in life that run parallel with his career such as mountain bike riding & being on the water paddle boarding.  Bruce supports Beyond Blue for mental Heath. More information can be found at https://www.beyondblue.org.au Bruce is on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruce-baker-522b821b/ Landsurveys  https://www.landsurveys.net.au/ Intellispatial https://intellispatial.io/ Support for the Podcast can be found Here: Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox  You can find me on Socials: @definingboundaries  @surveygeekgirl  www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:51:31
November 02, 2021
Kellie Hassab, Registered Planner & Director & NSW Manager, Beverage Williams
Kellie Hassab, Registered Planner & Director & NSW Manager, Beverage Williams
The daughter of teachers, Kellie spent her first few years at West Wylong before moving to the central coast where she made her home. Her aspirations growing up and how she began her studies at Newcastle University was in the Education Faculty studying to be a high school teacher. In a chance meeting with John Fryer on the football field, Kellie's career had a massive 90 degree turn into surveying. With 26 years of Industry experience, Keliie has had a focus on Land development. She was a co owner of Trehy Ingold Neate before a merger with Beverage Williams where she is now the NSW Manager. You can find Kellie on LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/in/kellie-hassab-51196651/ https://beveridgewilliams.com.au/ Podcast Support Defining Boundaries: https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
01:19:14
October 19, 2021
Timothy Burch, Director of Survey for SPACECO, Inc & President Elect NSPS
Timothy Burch, Director of Survey for SPACECO, Inc & President Elect NSPS
Timothy Burch is a surveyor from the Chicago area. He is the Director of Survey for SPACECO, Inc., Rosemont, Illinois. With over 30 years’ experience, he has been a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in Illinois since 1997. A second-generation surveyor, he is the son of a military man, where they traveled throughout the country before returning to their home state. His father, a member of the air force, chose to work as a draftsman in a survey firm once retiring from service. This then led to a position working in the field as a surveyor. His fathers choice of career ultimately led Tim to his career in Surveying. Work experience with his father was Tim’s first interactions with the industry he is now so passionate about. His first career choice was architecture, for the love of structures, but soon decided Surveying was for him. Tim is now a prominent member within the Surveying Industry. He is the President Elect for the National Society of Professional Surveyors, host of the NSPS Podcast & a passionate advocate of the industry, education & new technology. His love of the profession has kept him active and involved at state, national, and international level. Educating the future is a priority &  he states ”Bottom line we have to do anything to promote the industry”! Enjoy this Episode with Tim. You can find Tim on:  Instagram https://www.instagram.com/timburch_pls/ https://www.instagram.com/nsps.us/  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/timothy.burch.771  LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothyburchpls/  NSPS website - President Elect https://www.nsps.us.com/?  NSPS Podcast https://www.nsps.us.com/page/ Podcast Support Defining Boundaries:  https://www.patreon.com/PetaCox @definingboundaries @surveygeekgirl www.linkedin.com/in/peta-cox
02:02:37
October 05, 2021
A look back over the last year
A look back over the last year
Defining Boundaries has reached its 1 year celebrations starting next week. Here is my look back over the year that was. A mashup of all the chats so far. Next week stay tuned for Timothy Burch. Guests this year include: Rodney Olson https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodney-olsen/ Narelle Underwood https://www.linkedin.com/in/narelleunderwood/ Brian Hammonds https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-hammonds-8a029932/ Laetitia Reboux https://www.linkedin.com/in/laetitia-reboux-msc-gcinstces-30467183/ Dave Iping https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-iping-b1254475/ Kellie Dean https://www.linkedin.com/in/kellie-dean-785158a1/ Craig Sandy https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-sandy-ls-maicd-6432716/ Michelle Blicavs https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelleblicavs/ Mark Scanlon https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-scanlon-42596526/ Matthew Stansberry https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-r-stansberry-abb8375/ Dylan Frank https://www.linkedin.com/in/dylan-frank-5589a771/ John Minehan https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-minehan-b21bb149/ James Sprott https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-sprott-2562168a/ Paul Rowlandson https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-rowlandson-10012819/ Paul Burrows https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulsimonburrows/ Paul Le Mottee https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-le-mottee-2841a665/ Armen Dervisevic https://www.linkedin.com/in/armendervisevic/ Craig Roberts https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-roberts-58706b11/ Belinda Willis https://www.linkedin.com/in/belinda-willis-06a55a3b/ Evan Akar https://www.linkedin.com/in/evan-a-65317525/ Tony Crossett https://www.linkedin.com/in/tony-crossett-8a338660/ Greg Goodman https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregoryalangoodman/ Mitchel Hanlon https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchel-hanlon-b7808727/ Glenn Campbell https://www.linkedin.com/in/glenn-campbell-4b9b2153/ Bob Harrison https://www.linkedin.com/company/harrison-friedmann-&-associates-pty/about/
02:16:38
September 28, 2021
Bob Harrison OAM, Registered Surveyor & Director Harrison Friedmann & Associates
Bob Harrison OAM, Registered Surveyor & Director Harrison Friedmann & Associates
Bob Harrison OAM The accidental introverted business owner. Bob is a registered surveyor & director of Harrison Friedmann & Associates. With a career spanning over 50 years, Bob has spent his career with a think positive attitude handed down from his father that has provided Bob with the tools to succeed. Growing up in Hurstville, Bob enjoyed a simple care free childhood. With a thought of a Mechanical Cadetship after school, a brief encounter with a head guidance man steered Bob to completing a Cadetship & part time University to gain his registration in 1973. Attributing Apex Australia, getting along with people in a team & public speaking, helped him come out of his shell & he said wouldn’t be the man he is today without it. He has had Perfect partnerships, been awarded an OAM for his service to the surveying profession & the community, sat on the ACS Committee & ISNSW to name a few. With a stint over seas in Dubai in a consortium from 2008-2011 was an exciting experience to travel & live in another culture. With a brief interlude chat with his wonderful wife Mary, who has been by Bob side for over 30 years, she is an advocate to the surveying industry. Harrison Friedmann & Associates http://hfasurveyors.com.au Apex Foundation https://www.apexfoundation.org.au/ Childrens Magic Castle Chalet in Smiggin Holes https://www.apexchalet.com.au/
01:40:21
September 14, 2021
Dr Glenn Campbell, Part 2, Discipline leader & Lecturer at University of Southern Queensland
Dr Glenn Campbell, Part 2, Discipline leader & Lecturer at University of Southern Queensland
Dr Glenn Campbell Recorded in December 2020 Discipline leader & Lecturer at University of Southern Queensland, Glenn spent his years growing up in the sunshine state. Born in Brisbane, he spent abt 11 years in Brissy before moving to Townsville in year 7 with his family for a few years. With a weird love for Science & Maths, Glenn completed a Maths & Physics degree before completing his surveying degree. A move to Goondiwindi in his early years of his career, with a young family, he says was the best move of his life at the time. Making Goondi their home, immersing themselves into the community, playing cricket, acting in a 3 man play & producing a few more kids. With no real particular planning of his career and working for a few small surveying companies he eventually chose the educational path. He took a position with USQ and went on to complete his PHD. Support from The Surveyors Trust has been approved for 2021 to help fund the students from the University to travel for residential camps. You can find Glenn on LinkedIn.
01:15:27
September 07, 2021
Dr Glenn Campbell, Part 1, Discipline leader & Lecturer at University of Southern Queensland
Dr Glenn Campbell, Part 1, Discipline leader & Lecturer at University of Southern Queensland
Dr Glenn Campbell Recorded December 2020 Discipline leader & Lecturer at University of Southern Queensland, Glenn spent his years growing up in the sunshine state. Born in Brisbane, he spent abt 11 years in Brissy before moving to Townsville in year 7 with his family for a few years. With a weird love for Science & Maths, Glenn completed a Maths & Physics degree before completing his surveying degree. A move to Goondiwindi in his early years of his career, with a young family, he says was the best move of his life at the time. Making Goondi their home, immersing themselves into the community, playing cricket, acting in a 3 man play & producing a few more kids. With no real particular planning of his career and working for a few small surveying companies he eventually chose the educational path. He took a position with USQ and went on to complete his PHD. Support from The Surveyors Trust has been approved for 2021 to help fund the students from the University to travel for residential camps. You can find Glenn on LinkedIn.
01:20:22
August 31, 2021
Mitchel Hanlon, Part 2, Managing Director at Hanlons Consulting
Mitchel Hanlon, Part 2, Managing Director at Hanlons Consulting
Mitch Hanlon, Part 2 MITCH Hanlon, Managing Director of Hanlons Consulting in Tamworth. MITCH is a country bumpkin through & through. He has the red dirt running through his veins & is happiest the further west he travels. He is a Registered Surveyor, completing his studies at UNSW. With a Masters also under his belt, Mitch believes that the key to a successful company is, values and understanding how to grow & change with the times. His motto is be a change agent... if you have an opinion then back it up with some substance, get in there & have a go. Mitch has been in the industry foe over 40 years. During his career, Mitch has had a massive impact on regional communities & our Industry. He has won many awards, such as the CSN Small Consultants category, Tamworth Business Chamber Employer of Choice, EISSI Sustainability Award & Runners Up for the EISSI Infrastructure Award. He loves the outdoors and has rugby running through his veins. He is the President of the Tamworth Rugby Union Sporting Club and Vice president of New England Rugby Union. MITCH & the company currently supports Headspace https://headspace.org.au You can Mitchel on LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/in/mitchel-hanlon-b7808727 Facebook Hanlons Consulting Instagram @hanlonsconsulting Website https://hanlonsconsulting.com.au
01:13:55
August 24, 2021
Mitchel Hanlon, Part 1, Managing Director at Hanlons Consulting
Mitchel Hanlon, Part 1, Managing Director at Hanlons Consulting
Mitch Hanlon MITCH Hanlon, Managing Director of Hanlons Consulting in Tamworth. MITCH is a country bumpkin through & through. He has the red dirt running through his veins & is happiest the further west he travels. He is a Registered Surveyor, completing his studies at UNSW. With a Masters also under his belt, Mitch believes that the key to a successful company is, values and understanding how to grow & change with the times. His motto is be a change agent... if you have an opinion then back it up with some substance, get in there & have a go. Mitch has been in the industry foe over 40 years. During his career, Mitch has had a massive impact on regional communities & our Industry. He has won many awards, such as the CSN Small Consultants category, Tamworth Business Chamber Employer of Choice, EISSI Sustainability Award & Runners Up for the EISSI Infrastructure Award. He loves the outdoors and has rugby running through his veins. He is the President of the Tamworth Rugby Union Sporting Club and Vice president of New England Rugby Union. MITCH & the company currently supports Headspace https://headspace.org.au You can Mitchel on LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/in/mitchel-hanlon-b7808727 Facebook Hanlons Consulting Instagram @hanlonsconsulting Website https://hanlonsconsulting.com.au
01:27:48
August 17, 2021
Greg Goodman, Part 2, Managing Director at LandTeam
Greg Goodman, Part 2, Managing Director at LandTeam
Part 2 of my Chat with Greg Goodman Meet the Red Hat Rambler! GREG is Managing Director at LandTeam and Simply Water & Sewer and a Registered Surveyor from Wollongong just South of Sydney NSW Australia. Born in the country, Greg hails from the south west slopes of NSW in a town called Young, but grew up in the Illawarra. He has a love for the red dirt of Australia & any takes any chance he can to get away to the rural heart of the country. The connection to the land runs deep as he spent a lot of his time visiting his family out west. This is where his love of Surveying began & in 1972 he attended the University of New South Wales to study. He has worked in many fields of surveying & is passionate about the industry as a whole and the future generations of surveyors. He has won many awards such as the Harvey prize for Bossi town planning, various Eissi awards. Surveying is his passion, in which he has devoted his life to. Greg is very active in the surveying profession & has had numerous positions within the institution of surveyors, he’s been involved with SSSI and just recently was interviewed and published in the latest ACS magazine the Surveyor. Greg has a love for the outdoors, keeping fit, the NRL, traveling across our great nation & spending time with his wife & family. You can find GREG on LinkedIn Or his website https://www.landteam.com.au Instagram @landteamaustralia
01:38:23
August 10, 2021
Greg Goodman, Part 1, Managing Director at LandTeam
Greg Goodman, Part 1, Managing Director at LandTeam
GREG Goodman Meet the Red Hat Rambler! GREG is Managing Director at LandTeam and Simply Water & Sewer and a Registered Surveyor from Wollongong just South of Sydney NSW Australia. Born in the country, Greg hails from the south west slopes of NSW in a town called Young, but grew up in the Illawarra. He has a love for the red dirt of Australia & any takes any chance he can to get away to the rural heart of the country. The connection to the land runs deep as he spent a lot of his time visiting his family out west. This is where his love of Surveying began & in 1972 he attended the University of New South Wales to study. He has worked in many fields of surveying & is passionate about the industry as a whole and the future generations of surveyors. He has won many awards such as the Harvey prize for Bossi town planning, various Eissi awards. Surveying is his passion, in which he has devoted his life to. Greg is very active in the surveying profession & has had numerous positions within the institution of surveyors, he’s been involved with SSSI and just recently was interviewed and published in the latest ACS magazine the Surveyor. Greg has a love for the outdoors, keeping fit, the NRL, traveling across our great nation & spending time with his wife & family. You can find GREG on LinkedIn Or his website https://www.landteam.com.au Instagram @landteamaustralia
01:23:38
August 03, 2021
Tony Crossett, Senior Technical Surveyor, Millar Merrigan
Tony Crossett, Senior Technical Surveyor, Millar Merrigan
This chat was recorded in early July. Before the second Sydney Shutdown. Tony is a 38 year veteran in the industry working solely for one company Millar Merrigan. He was born & bred in South East Melbourne close to where he still lives now. He is a father & grandfather who loves to spend time with his family, in his garden & heading out for walks. Tony talks about changes and the affects of the TAFE course, stolen Equipment, misadventures, advancements in equipment, how the pandemic affected the way they worked in the Victorian shutdown and getting out of the Melbourne ring of steel. He has an inquisitive nature and loves to always be learning. His motto is “a bad day in the field is better than a good day in the office”. I hope you enjoy this chat with Tony, a great Aussie character. You can find Tony on Instagram @tcrossett_surveyor. https://www.millarmerrigan.com.au
01:24:55
July 21, 2021
Evan Akar, Director, Land Strata Surveys, Roseville NSW Australia
Evan Akar, Director, Land Strata Surveys, Roseville NSW Australia
Evan was born in Iran & grew up there with his family, where he completed high school. Sitting an exam it was a random exam mark that chose him to study surveying & like so many before him, it ended up being exactly what he wanted to do. He spent the next few years working in a few different countries before making the decision move to Australia. Working in various positions before recently starting his own business Land Strata Surveys. You can find Evan on LinkedIn or contact him through his website https://landstratasurveys.com.au
01:39:11
July 06, 2021
Belinda Willis, Director, GeoSync Land Surveying and Spatial Solutions
Belinda Willis, Director, GeoSync Land Surveying and Spatial Solutions
Belinda Willis is the owner & director of GeoSync Land Surveying and Spatial Solutions a small company in NEW PLYMOUTH New Zealand. Belinda has been in the Surveying Industry for 30 years and is a licenced Surveyor. She grew up on the south island about half an hour north of Christchurch in a town called Rangiora. Growing up Belinda wanted to be a nurse. She has dabbled in teaching yoga from a studio at home and also completing ski instructor training. At one point Belinda attended teachers college part time as she thought she wanted to teach maths. Today we talk about forensic photogrammetry, rebuilding of Christchurch, technology, field notes (old school & new) & challenges within the business & industry. Belinda is an open and honest woman who has dealt with mental health issues, and has over the years learnt to manage it & look after her self. As part of her self love journey, Belinda enjoys the outdoors snow skiing & mountain biking and recently completed a 1060km bike ride across the North Island of New Zealand - called the Kōpikō Challenge. You can find Belinda & her company on these social media platforms https://www.facebook.com/geosync.co.nz/ https://instagram.com/geosyncltd?igshid=bai2n3o76utg https://www.linkedin.com/in/belinda-willis-06a55a3b/ Belinda supports Hands On at Otago - Taranaki Student Scholarships
01:35:32
June 23, 2021
Dr Craig Roberts, Part 2, Senior Lecturer University of NSW
Dr Craig Roberts, Part 2, Senior Lecturer University of NSW
Welcome back to part 2 of my chat with Craig Roberts. We finish our chat talking about positive narratives within the industry, technology, uncertainties and the value of surveyors & the opportunities that are in front of. Craig was born and grew up in Adelaide. He decided to pursue a career in surveying at University after a news paper article shown to him whilst still at school. After University, Craig worked for a couple of years with various companies after completing University, until the recession hit. That was his ticket to travel. Climbing has been the foundation of Craig’s life which has led him to travel across he world from America to Europe & Asia. Working for UNAVCO in Boulder Colorado USA as a Geodetic Engineer measuring Plate tectonics using GPS. After many years abroad, he met the amazing Chris Rizos which lead to his PhD & career in the Education Sector. You can find Craig on LinkedIn or contact him via email c.roberts@unsw.edu.au
01:00:43
June 15, 2021
Dr Craig Roberts, Part 1, Senior Lecturer University of NSW
Dr Craig Roberts, Part 1, Senior Lecturer University of NSW
Craig was born and grew up in Adelaide. He decided to pursue a career in surveying at University after a news paper article shown to him whilst still at school. After University, Craig worked for a couple of years with various companies after completing University, until the recession hit. That was his ticket to travel. Climbing has been the foundation of Craig’s life which has led him to travel across he world from America to Europe & Asia. Working for UNAVCO in Boulder Colorado USA as a Geodetic Engineer measuring Plate tectonics using GPS. After many years abroad, he met the amazing Chris Rizos which lead to his PhD & career in the Education Sector. You can find Craig on LinkedIn or contact him via email c.roberts@unsw.edu.au
57:46
June 08, 2021
Armen Dervisevic, Acting Director Digital Engineering Services Transport for NSW.
Armen Dervisevic, Acting Director Digital Engineering Services Transport for NSW.
Armen Dervisevic Born in Bosnia Herzegovina growing up in Sarajevo, Armen moved to Australia with his family when he was only 10 Years old. After completing year 12, his choices for other university courses didn’t eventuate & he ended up settling for Surveying not knowing exactly what it was about. This chat was recorded last October & a few things have changed since then. At the time of recording Armen was a timing in the position of Acting Relationship Technical Manager,his substantive role was director of surveying within Transport NSW, formally RMS. Armen’s current position is Acting Director Digital Engineering Services still with Transport NSW. As graduate surveyor who never thought about being a manager within the Industry. He believes that adopting technology would be the greatest hurdle within industry. Armen has been at the forefront of education within the location & subsurface utility locating through Vocational Education. You can find Armen on LinkedIn
43:08
May 25, 2021
Paul Le Mottee, Part 2, Managing Director of Le Mottee Group
Paul Le Mottee, Part 2, Managing Director of Le Mottee Group
Welcome back as we finish our chat on all things community, surveying, neighbours & puddles. A must listen, following on from Part 1. Born & Bred in Gosford, Paul grew up spending his time outdoors from the bush & beach. With a love for his sports, which he still plays in the cricket team. Paul has forged a career in Surveying through the Vocational Sector and now owns his own firm in Raymond Terrace. He chose a career where he could enjoy the outdoors and not have to speak to people.. oh how times have changed! Paul is also the Deputy Mayor of Port Stephen’s Council, and on too many committees & boards to name. In his spare time, he enjoys his cricket & splitting wood on his farm. You can find Paul on LinkedIn & his company page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/523360294424228/
01:22:15
May 18, 2021
Paul Le Mottee, Part 1, Managing Director at Le Mottee Group
Paul Le Mottee, Part 1, Managing Director at Le Mottee Group
Born & Bred in Gosford, Paul grew up spending his time outdoors from the bush & beach. With a love for his sports, which he still plays in the cricket team. Paul has forged a career in Surveying through the Vocational Sector and now owns his own firm in Raymond Terrace. He chose a career where he could enjoy the outdoors and not have to speak to people.. oh how times have changed! Paul is also the Deputy Mayor of Port Stephen’s Council, and on too many committees & boards to name. In his spare time, he enjoys his cricket & splitting wood on his farm. You can find Paul on LinkedIn & his company page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/523360294424228/
01:11:14
May 11, 2021
Paul Burrows Scanning Solutions Manager at Leica Geospatial
Paul Burrows Scanning Solutions Manager at Leica Geospatial
Join me while I chat with Paul about all things growing up, and aspirations of a career in IT. This episode was recorded at the start of this year whilst England was still in Lockdown. After finally completing university with a degree in Archaeology, Paul discovered Scanning and has never looked back. With an illustrious career with Leica Geosystems for over 14 years, Paul discusses the changes in technology & the learning curve trying to sell to Surveyors. Paul is also an ambassador for Get Kids Into Survey. You can find Paul on all social platforms (Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn YouTube) just search Paul Burrows or Reality Capture Guy.
01:40:06
April 27, 2021
Paul Rowlandson, Part 2, Registered Surveyor
Paul Rowlandson, Part 2, Registered Surveyor
Semi retired Registered Surveyor, Paul Rowlandson, is a 10 pound Pom, who at the age of two moved to Australia with his Aussie Mum & English Dad & siblings, growing up in Telopia in the North west of Sydney. A maths & physic nerd, Paul entered his first year of his Surveying Degree in 1977 at UNSW straight out of High School. Paul has an interest in Politics, Community & giving back to the Surveying Industry in various positions. Paul has held positions within the Association of Consulting Surveyors, ISNSW & BOSSI to name a few and a Multi EISSI Award winner. With a turn of the tables, Paul took over the interview to ask me a few questions on TAFE & life in private industry as a Project Manager. I hope you enjoy Part 2 with Paul. You can find Paul on LinkedIn
01:10:17
April 20, 2021
Paul Rowlandson, Part 1, Registered Surveyor
Paul Rowlandson, Part 1, Registered Surveyor
Semi retired Registered Surveyor, Paul Rowlandson, is a 10 pound Pom, who at the age of two moved to Australia with his Aussie Mum & English Dad & siblings, growing up in Telopia in the North west of Sydney. A maths & physic nerd, Paul entered his first year of his Surveying Degree in 1977 at UNSW straight out of High School. Paul has an interest in Politics, Community & giving back to the Surveying Industry in various positions. Paul has held positions within the Association of Consulting Surveyors, ISNSW & BOSSI to name a few and a Multi EISSI Award winner. With a turn of the tables, Paul took over the interview to ask me a few questions on TAFE & life in private industry as a Project Manager. I hope you enjoy Part 1 with Paul. You can find Paul on LinkedIn
01:03:19
April 13, 2021
James Sprott, Director at CRA SURVEYS in Melbourne
James Sprott, Director at CRA SURVEYS in Melbourne
James Sprott is a licences surveyor who grew up in sunny Gold Coast in Queensland, gaining his qualifications from Queensland University of Technology before Spending 4 years working in England and enjoying the travelling lifestyle before meeting a young lady who he followed to Melbourne and finally settling in Melbourne Victoria. After various experiences he is now running his own company CRA Surveys. With 3 boys that keep him busy, he enjoys spending time with his family & riding his bikes. You can find James on LinkedIn.
01:14:08
April 06, 2021
John Minehan Part 2, owner J R Minehan - Land & Engineering Surveyor
John Minehan Part 2, owner J R Minehan - Land & Engineering Surveyor
Welcome back to Part 2 of my chat with John Minehan. With over 40 years of Surveying experience he has seen many changes within his career. From his early days in 1974 using a Wild T1A to 2021 with the latest in Lecia robotics.. John grew up in the north western suburbs of Newcastle not far from the University, and started his career in the steel works. He had ambitions of being a Draftsman and after many trips around the job merry go round he endured up settling into Surveying. John has been a part of the surveying industry for a long time and has held various positions of stature within ISNSW & other associations, always giving back to the profession & community. Now semi retired, he chooses the jobs that suit his lifestyle whilst also helping out other surveyors in a jam. It was an absolute pleasure spending a few hours chatting with John. I hope you enjoy his stories also.
42:43
March 30, 2021
John Minehan Part 1, owner J R Minehan - Land & Engineering Surveyor
John Minehan Part 1, owner J R Minehan - Land & Engineering Surveyor
In celebration of Global Surveyors Day yesterday, please enjoy part 1 of my chat with John Minehan. With over 40 years of Surveying experience he has seen many changes within his career. From his early days in 1974 using a Wild T1A to 2021 with the latest in Lecia robotics.. John grew up in the north western suburbs of Newcastle not far from the University, and started his career in the steel works. He had ambitions of being a Draftsman and after many trips around the job merry go round he endured up settling into Surveying. John has been a part of the surveying industry for a long time and has held various positions of stature within ISNSW & other associations, always giving back to the profession & community. Now semi retired, he chooses the jobs that suit his lifestyle whilst also helping out other surveyors in a jam. It was an absolute pleasure spending a few hours chatting with John. I hope you enjoy his stories also.
40:17
March 23, 2021
Global Surveyors Day 23rd March 2021
Global Surveyors Day 23rd March 2021
Global Surveyors Day Throughout history, surveyors have remained the pioneers of discovery shaping our world to its current existence by exploring the unknown on earth and in space. Global Surveyors’ Day is a day to recognize the ground-breakers, pioneers, individuals and the industry that has shaped our history and continues to be the foundation of our communities. Todays podcast is a celebration to the pioneers, the surveyors of old, who paved the way to the surveyors today. It is a tribute to all the surveyors, with one in particular, Len Beadell. He was known as one of the last of the great explorers of Australia, because of his lifetime of work of surveying, mapping and creating access to a vast portion of the Australian Outback. The recording from today comes from the Annual Conference of Rotary District 982 at the Shepparton Civic Centre on the 2nd March 1991. I wish to thank the family of Len for allowing me to use some of this recording. The recording is being played with the permission of his children Connie, Gary & Jacqui Beadell. The talk is available for purchase from the family at Len Beadell Publications, website www.lenbeadell.com.au. It is now also available set to pictures in DVD format.
55:05
March 22, 2021
International Women's Day 8th March 2021
International Women's Day 8th March 2021
International Women's Day 2021, 8th of March 2021. It’s a long episode but there was no other way of presenting such wonderful women. International Women’s Day means different things to different people, but the global focus on equality and celebration is clear. Started in the early 1900s our mighty and tenacious suffragettes forge purposeful action for a quality, it was the suffragettes who started International Women’s Day with the first officially named International Women’s Day event held in 1911. And still to this day International Women’s Day continues to be a powerful platform globally that unifies & drives gender parity, while celebrating social, cultural, economic & political achievements of women. Today let’s celebrate and recognise the important and impressive achievements of women globally. I was privileged to speak to many women in the Geospatial Community across the globe. Here are a few of their brief stories. I wish to acknowledge them here (in alphabetical order): Amanda Khoury Amanda Li Amy Steiger Anna Paterak Dana Hay Ela Gallen Elaine Spencer Eva Rodriguez Rodriguez Jodie Kast Dr Karen Joyce Kate Taylor Kellie Dean Laetitia Reboux Lara Trento Marijke De Cleer Megan Grainger Michelle McJames Narelle Underwood Rachael Lawrence Rachel Brown Sam Dadfar Sarah Kordic Sarah Mudgway Tara Mullen To the women who took the time to complete the questionnaire but weren’t recorded.... Thank you. Chris McAlister Connie Barrett Jenelle Schmidli Kelly Weatherstone Kristin Milton Lacy Romero Lynenette Terrett Mary-Ellen Feeney Matina Kyriakou Michelle Grose Pweyo Iileka Roshni Sharma Teeghan Hicks #iwd2021 #gsn_aus #surveyingsisterhood #definingboundaries
05:23:18
March 07, 2021
Dylan Frank, Managing Director of Wumara Group.
Dylan Frank, Managing Director of Wumara Group.
Dylan spent his life growing up in the Blue Mountains spending his weekends either surfing or helping his dad out in the field. With a Degree in Commerce, Diploma in Surveying & a Masters in Business Administration, Dylan owns his own company Wumara Group, focusing on supporting the indigenous community.
43:38
February 23, 2021
Matthew R Stansberry Part 2, Owner of the Party Chief Vest
Matthew R Stansberry Part 2, Owner of the Party Chief Vest
Welcome back to Matthew R Stansberry from AXIS Surveying & Mapping INC. - Aka The Safety Apparel Guy.... We continue to chat about volunteering, music, horses & near death experiences. While Closing the circle by saving a life. Listen in to find out more. You can find Matt on Instagram @thepartychiefsurveyvest, LinkedIn - Matthew R Stansberry And his awesome vests can be viewed on his website https://www.safetyapparel.us
47:52
February 16, 2021
Matthew R Stansberry Part 1, Owner of the Party Chief Vest
Matthew R Stansberry Part 1, Owner of the Party Chief Vest
Matthew R Stansberry from AXIS Surveying & Mapping INC. - Aka The Safety Apparel Guy.... Don’t confuse him with Mike..... ha ha ha.. Matt is an infectious person, who loves life... A top bloke all round! Amazingly it only took 20 minutes to connect for our chat, as people who know Matt, knows technology doesn’t like him!!! The nearly art teacher has had numerous careers but keeps coming back to Construction & Surveying. The self proclaimed “Chainie”, who spends his time in the outdoors, with the fresh air blowing through his hair & a machete in his hand, is where he loves to be. He has a love for art, music, skiing & his office manager Baby (his rescue pup). The stories just kept coming so this is Part 1. I hope you enjoy my chat with Matt. Stay tuned next week for Part 2. You can find Matt on Instagram @thepartychiefsurveyvest, LinkedIn - Matthew R Stansberry And his awesome vests can be viewed on his website https://www.safetyapparel.us
47:15
February 09, 2021
Mark Scanlon, Managing Director of Parker Scanlon in Newcastle Australia
Mark Scanlon, Managing Director of Parker Scanlon in Newcastle Australia
Mark is the Managing director and Registered Surveyor at Parker Scanlon in Newcastle. He spent his years growing up on the central coast where he enjoyed the life of surfing & sailing with his mates. Work experience with a surveyor whilst still at school cemented Marks career in surveying. You can find Marks company on Facebook @Parker Scanlon & Mark on LinkedIn. Mark supports the School of St Jude in Tanzania. You can find out more at https://www.schoolofstjude.org/about-st-judes/q-and-a-with-gemma-sisia/
01:01:11
February 02, 2021
Michelle Blicavs, CEO at Association of Consulting Surveyors.
Michelle Blicavs, CEO at Association of Consulting Surveyors.
What’s not to know about Michelle? Most that know her, knows she always has a lot to say and has a great drive to improve our profession. Michelle has a love of life and achieving, always looking for the next venture, be it personal or professional. Her career began in a jewellery shop before moving onto small business. She is a western Sydney girl at heart but made the coast change to be a councillor at Wollongong Council for 7 years before taking on the role of CEO at the Association of Consulting Surveyors in 2017. A leader, mentor & lover of life, this lady is one amazing person. You can find Michelle on all social media platforms..... just google her name! https://www.michelleblicavs.com Unique leaders Michelle also supports the Top Blokes Foundation who’s aim is to improve young male health and well-being. https://www.topblokes.org.au
53:43
January 12, 2021
Craig Sandy Part 2, Surveyor General of Victoria
Craig Sandy Part 2, Surveyor General of Victoria
Stay tuned to the end of the podcast for a Scoop regarding Craig within the industry... This week Craig talks about focusing on diversity & inclusion to attract a broader range of students into Degree Courses, Utilising social media platforms, Involvement with Secondary Schools, Price guides & price gouging within the industry, roles & responsibilities of surveyors, innovation in digital plans & place naming.
01:02:30
January 05, 2021
Craig Sandy - Part 1, Surveyor General of Victoria
Craig Sandy - Part 1, Surveyor General of Victoria
With a career in Surveying, Spatial and as a Surveyor General in a Territory & State, Craig has had many positions that have had an impact on our industry. He has a passion for technology and embracing the new. His enthusiasm for life, the outdoors & exploring the many name sakes of Sandy as part of his Geological Names Board. He is an avid Squash player while supporting the health of the industry & his staff is paramount and Craig is an ambassador for Beyond Blue. You can find out more at www.beyondblue.org.au/ You can find Craig on LinkedIn.
58:55
December 29, 2020
Kellie Dean, Licensed Principal Surveyor & Business Unit Manager at Spiire.
Kellie Dean, Licensed Principal Surveyor & Business Unit Manager at Spiire.
From a young girl riding all over the countryside on her horse to city living at the University of Melbourne. At the time of recording Kellie was President of the Institution of Surveyors of Victoria. Now past president, Kellie is a Licensed Surveyor and Business Unit Manager at Spiire in Melbourne. A truely amazing lady. Her passion is for promoting and growing the industry to the younger generations and encouraging our young women into careers in STEM. You can find Kellie on LinkedIn
43:23
December 15, 2020
Dave Iping - Part 2 from Iping Survey Group
Dave Iping - Part 2 from Iping Survey Group
Warning: Explicit language, may be offensive to some listeners..... For those that know Dave, he loves to talk. Something that he gets from his dad. So join me for the rest of our chat. Does he do it for the love, the money or both? Hit play to find out.... follow Dave on Instagram @ipingsurveygroup
49:11
December 08, 2020
Dave Iping - Part 1 from Iping Survey Group
Dave Iping - Part 1 from Iping Survey Group
Warning: Explicit language, may be offensive to some listeners... This week I chat to Dave Iping. The western suburbs boy who had plans of being a graphic designer or mechanic & didn’t even know what surveying was when he left school. Dave is dad to two beautiful young girls, who keep him on his toes & busy day & night. He is a small business owner who has a passion for technology & making money. He has travelled & worked over Australia & overseas before settling back in Sydney. Dave has a cult following on Instagram where he has hit 2,273 followers from his interesting explanations of his days work.. Those that know Dave, knows he loves to talk so stayed tuned next week for part 2... hit Dave up on Instagram @ipingsurveygroup
49:31
December 01, 2020
Laetitia Reboux, former Cadastral Survey Manager in France.
Laetitia Reboux, former Cadastral Survey Manager in France.
Growing up frolicking by the beach in the south of France, Laetitia graduated from preparatory school in humanities, she joined an institute of political sciences, gained a degree from England in international relations before joining the public sector in France. After completing her first examination in the taxation office sector, Laetitia was offered a position at the Cadastral training school from her previous educational experience. With a link between Taxation & Cadastral parcels since 1807, this enabled her to have a good foundation as a manager within the Cadastral sector. Gaining the position of Cadastral Survey Manager with the Direction Générale des Finances Publiques (department under the authority of the Ministry of Economy, Finances and Public Policy & Accounts). With a love for the field & office, Laetitia has stepped away from her job to travel to Glasgow next year to continue her studies. She plans to travel around the world learning more about surveying. An avid rugby supporter & love of Barbecues is how she spends her free time with friends. You can find Laetitia on Instagram & LinkedIn and follow her on her world wide Journey of discovery.
56:10
November 17, 2020
Brian Hammonds, Registered Surveyor & A/Chief Pilot at FYFE.
Brian Hammonds, Registered Surveyor & A/Chief Pilot at FYFE.
The son of a Miner & Nurse, Brian was born in the Hunter Valley and grew up loving Maths & Cricket. Due to his poor eyesight, he could not pursue his love to join the Defense forces, so Surveying was his next choice. Getting the marks, but missing out on a UNI position, he attended TAFE before completing his Degree. As a registered surveyor he plays a major part in nurturing, growing & shaping the future of young surveyors. Brian works as a surveyor & acting chief pilot for FYFE in Newcastle Australia. Brian has a passion for surveying and is always looking for new and innovative technology & ways to improve the surveying industry. Brian is active in BOSSI, & the Hunter Manning group (part of ISNSW). If you ever get a chance to talk to Brian, your day will be better for it. Brian finds his getaway and release from the everyday with his family, wife & spending time on the open road on his motorbike. You can find Brian on LinkedIn and follow him in supporting a worthwhile cause in RUOK https://www.ruok.org.au
42:32
November 03, 2020
Narelle Underwood NSW Surveyor General.
Narelle Underwood NSW Surveyor General.
Growing up in South Western Sydney, where she now lives with her family, Narelle has carved a successful career in the Surveying Industry. Becoming the first Female NSW Surveyor General. Narelle has a passion for bringing the surveying industry into the forefront of the Geospatial world. Field Surveying was not for Narelle, and after enjoying a meal at the Surveyor General Pub in Bowral, her aspirations was to get her photo on the wall. And that she has done! Not everyone likes her or believes she deserves her position, but for the last four years, she has worked tirelessly, wearing many hats to keep our profession strong and progressing into the future. And I am proud & lucky to have such a wonderful lady in my life and to be able to call her my friend. You can find Narelle on LinkedIn & twitter @NSWSG and follow her worthwhile cause in Beyond Blue www.beyondblue.org.au
49:59
October 20, 2020
Rodney Olsen, National Survey Manager at Intrax Consulting Group.
Rodney Olsen, National Survey Manager at Intrax Consulting Group.
Growing up in Korumburra in South Eastern Victoria, Rod enjoyed the peaceful country life. He had no aspirations of being a surveyor until he completed his high school years. On a path of self discovery & an extra year at uni, Rod earned a Prestigious award after just missing out on honours in his final year. Rod has a passion for imparting his knowledge & supporting the next generation to be the best person & Surveyor they can be. A Licensed Surveyor, Rod hasn’t worked in the field for several years and sees his worth as a leader. With a love for his family & friends, a good game of darts & a glass of scotch, Rod is happy with his life & his chosen career path. With Dyslexia close to home, Rod is passionate about supporting & highlighting the ways to support this reading disorder. Go check out his profile on LinkedIn.
43:34
October 06, 2020
Introduction to Defining Boundaries & Peta Cox
Introduction to Defining Boundaries & Peta Cox
Join me as I delve into the lives of the interesting characters who work within & around the Surveying & Spatial Information Industry. Get their unique perspectives on life & the industry we work in. I am Peta Cox and I use my 25 years of contacts as a Surveyor & Teacher to dig deep into the lives of others. Each Fortnight, I'll delve into the life & times of people from all over the world who share a love for my profession. Stay Tuned for my First Interview, next Wednesday 7th October with Rodney Olsen National Survey Manager from Intrax Consulting Group.
03:09
September 30, 2020