John Waffenschmidt, county surveyor for Lincoln County, has worked for the county for 33 years holding various positions as Assistant County Surveyor, GIS and IT Director and was appointed County Surveyor in 2012.
John has been a long member of OACES. He was elected to the board 5 years ago, holding the position of president until his recent retirement. During his membership, John was selected as the 2017 Surveyor of the Year.
Darrin Lane started working for the Linn County Road Department even before he earned his civil engineering degree from Oregon State University as an intern the summer between his junior and senior years. Darrin has worked for the Linn County Road Department for the past 20 years.
Darrin is not retiring from Linn County, but has been selected to be promoted to the position of County Administrator for all of Linn County. OACES will miss his daily contributions and insights but look forward to his attendance at conferences and events in the future as a Lifetime Member.