Introducing our latest Brand Ambassador Dolly Carwile who is covering Central Florida, USA:
Where did you study? University of Central Florida, Seminole State College, Valencia State College, and Daytona State College
What are the requirements to be a surveyor in your area?
- 2 tracks
- 4 year degree in ABET accredited geomatics or closely related field +4 years responsible charge
- 4 year degree in any discipline with 25 credit hours related to surveying + 6 years responsible charge
How did you get into surveying? I was in a 2 year degree program for architecture and building construction. Surveying was a required course. Instead of competing with the other 250 students in the program for a handful of architectural jobs, I decided to get in to surveying before finishing my degree.
How long have you been in the industry? Since 2004
Are you part of any associations or organisations you would like us to mention?
- Florida Surveying & Mapping Society
- National Society of Professional Surveyors
Why are you volunteering as a GKiS Brand Ambassador? I love sharing awareness of surveying as most kids (including myself) never hear of surveying as a career.
Why is it important for kids to know about surveying and the wider geospatial industry? Surveying and geospatial information are integral to our everyday lives and the functioning of society at basic levels.
What are you going to do as an ambassador for GKiS? Get into classrooms and share surveying.
What are your hobbies outside of work? Geocaching, hiking, video games, sewing. cigars
If you/your company had a GKiS character, what would it be? There’s already a redhead girl and a cat.
What resource would you like to see next from GKiS? Middle School/Grades targeted material.