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Webinar Wednesday: Introduction to the book, “Boundary Commissions & Case Reviews”

  • 21 Jul 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online


  • Member of PSLS
  • Not a member of PSLS
  • Member of a professional organization in the Geospatial industry such as NSPS, PSPE, PCPG, etc. Contact psls@psls.org for code.


Wednesday Webinar

 Introduction to the book, “Boundary Commissions & Case Reviews”

by Michael F. Brinkash, PLS

(If you are a new member pending approval, please register as a non-member, choose to be invoiced, and contact the office at psls@psls.org.)

Date: July 21, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


  • PSLS Members: $40
  • Non-Members: $60
  • Member of  Other  Professional Organization: $40

CE Credits: 1 PDH

Course Description:

This workshop will explain what is in the book and present an overview of how you could use the information to complete an official survey of a County or Municipal Boundary. You will be introduced to various statutes dealing with Boundary Commissions and Case Studies which are the foundation for an official retracement survey.

Presenter Bio: 

Michael Brinkash

Michael F. Brinkash, P.L.S., President of Brinkash and Associates, Inc. Began surveying part-time in 1969 while a junior in High School and after graduation (1971) worked in surveying full time while taking correspondence courses in Surveying and Engineering. In October 1977 licensed to practice land surveying professionally in PA and licensed in NY in 2009. 1978 Sole-proprietor of a land surveying business, 1981-1998 partner in the land surveying business of Gasperetti & Brinkash and 1999 to current, President of Brinkash and Associates, Inc. offering surveying and engineering services. 1989/90 Served as President of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors (PSLS). 1991 Recipient of the PSLS Surveyor of the Year Award. 1997 Authored and Published: “County and Municipal Boundary Descriptions”, 472 page professional textbook. Donated copyright to the PSLS. 2011 appointed to serve on the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. 2015/16 served as President of the State Registration Board. 2011 to current, Member of the Pennsylvania State Registration Board, Member of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Presenter for Continuing Education Workshops from 1995 to present on surveying subjects, i.e. Astronomic Observations (sun shots), Easements – written and unwritten rights, Riparian Boundaries, County and Municipal Boundary Retracement Surveys, Case Law studies involving “rules of construction”, etc.

Note: Members of other Professional societies such as PSPE, NSPS, ACSM, or other state surveying societies may register at the discounted price. In order to receive the necessary code, registrants must contact PSLS with proof of membership. Please email psls@psls.org. 

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