Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors

2022 - 2023


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Raymond V. Pottier, NSLS

Geoffrey C. Dick, NSLS





Rory was born in Nanaimo, BC and lived there until he and his family moved to Nova Scotia.  Once in the Maritimes, they lived in Shelburne before moving to Dartmouth where he attended Auburn Drive High School.  After high school, Rory spent several years working at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.  During this time, he became aware of the Geomatics Engineering Technology diploma that was offered at COGS in Lawrencetown, NS.  After graduation at COGS, along with some working as a Survey Assistant for MMM Group in Calgary, AB, led him to apply to  for his Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Engineering at UNB. While attending UNB, Rory spent his summers in Cape Breton where his family relocated.  During those summers he joined with MacLean Surveying Limited, where he gained lots of experience that helped him throughout his studies.  After graduating from UNB in 2020, Rory moved to Cape Breton permanently and began working for Prendergast Surveys Limited.  Prendergast Surveys gave him the opportunity to be a part of several exciting projects while working toward his NSLS License. 


Neil grew up in Linwood, NS.  After graduating from East Antigonish Academy he attended COGS and graduated with a Geomatic Engineering Technology diploma.  He continued his studies and attended UNB where he obtained a Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering degree.  Neil joined later joined with Allison Lands Surveys Ltd. and articled under Michael Allison, NSLS #538 and had the opportunity to work on many surveying projects thoughout central Nova Scotia.  Prior to his current position, he gained experience working on land surveying, construction and engineering projects within HRM and NWT.  He also spent three summers working  with the Dept.t of Natural Resources and Renewables with the Guysborough and St. Peter’s offices.

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