Clallam PUD staffer gets state recognition
Peninsula Daily News
Print This | Email This
Most Popular this week
3RD UPDATE — 76-year-old Port Angeles woman found dead under Eighth Street bridge identified; death confirmed as suicide — corrected
Man who 'built technical backbone' for Chimacum schools, aided Port Townsend Film Festival mourned after death at age 44
Official: Head wound from crossbow bolt killed man found dead at campground south of Port Angeles in February
Federal court upholds protection for threatened marbled murrelets by rejecting timber industry lawsuit
He received the award from the Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington.
Surveyor of the Year is awarded by the association to “an individual who by assessment of his or her peers, has contributed the most to the surveying profession as a whole over the past five years.”
Said John Purvis, Clallam PUD engineering manager:
“This award is indicative of the exceptional service and professionalism that Jon provides Clallam PUD and our customers.”
Purnell was honored with the award at the association’s annual conference last month.
“Receiving this award makes one reflect upon what being a professional person really means,” Purnell said. “In the surveying profession, we are obligated to serve the public interest in an objective an unbiased manner first and foremost.
“Professionals also have a responsibility to assist those who aspire to professional licensure attain their goals, while passing on the values of the profession. These responsibilities I feel keenly now more than ever.”
For more information about the Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington, visit www.lsaw.org.
For more information about Clallam County PUD, visit www.clallampud.net.
Last modified: April 05. 2014 5:57PM