The Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) honored Peter W. Blethen, L.S. with the 2016 E.A. “Bud” Rathbun Award of Merit on February 12th. This award is presented to a member who has served the Society over a long period of time. The award was accepted by Peter’s wife Nancy Blethen and daughter Molly Wienandt (pictured below) at the recent 2016 MSPS Annual Meeting.
Pete was an MSPS Chapter Secretary for four years, Chapter Vice President for two years and Chapter President for four years. He served on the MSPS Board as Secretary for one year and Director for two years, and was also an MSPS President Elect, President and Past President.
Pete was also recognized by the Minnesota Association of County Surveyors (MACS) as an Honorary Member at the event. This award is given to a person who has reached retirement and has served as County Surveyor for at least six years prior to the date of his or her retirement.
Please join Pete’s family in celebrating his extraordinary accomplishments.