FIG Council

Geomatics and Property Valuation for Global  Sustainable Development

Vice President Jerome C. (Jerry) Ives, 1999-2002

Curriculum Vitae

Jerome C. Ives, PLS 
Date of birth
Nationality  American
Status Married - wife Nancy

Professional Career

Jerome C. Ives is currently a Vice President of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG).

He spent most of his career with the United States Department of the Interior: beginning as a survey technician and retiring in 1986 from a position as manager of a major surveying and mapping unit. He held various titles: civil engineer, cadastral surveyor, manager. While with the Department of the Interior he chaired or participated in numerous management studies: office level to government wide. He also co-authored a plan for a cadastral survey of Saudi Arabia.

After leaving the Department of the Interior and until 1991 he was founder and President of Spatial Data Enterprises, Inc.: specializing in land information systems consulting and production.

He has been active in FIG as the 1993 Permanent Committee meeting organizing committee chairman; the head of U.S. Delegation (1988-91), and the U.S. Delegate to Commission 8, Urban Land Systems: Planning and Development (1984-87). He has also held various positions in the American Congress On Surveying and Mapping, and the American Society Civil Engineers.


Vice President Ives can be contacted either through the FIG permanent office in Copenhagen or his private address.

FIG Office
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Jerome C. Ives
Vice President of FIG
232 Whistle Punk
Northstar CA 96161
Tel. + 1 530 562 0240
Cell: 1 530 386-3605