BETHESDA, Md., July 22, 2014 – ASPRS Membership Manager, Sokhan Hing has announced her retirement from ASPRS and plans to step down from her position, effective July 25th, 2014.
Hing has given ASPRS 34 years of outstanding service and dedication. She began her career at the American Society of Photogrammetry (ASP) as an Administrative Assistant in 1980. Hing worked her way through the hierarchy of ASP to the position of Membership Manager and has enjoyed the position since 1986. Prior to Hing’s work with ASP and ASPRS, she was employed at the American Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and spent some time working for Proctor & Gamble in Cambodia.
Upon announcing her retirement, Hing said, “I have very much enjoyed working for the Society. I always felt like ASPRS was my second home.”
BETHESDA, Md., June 5, 2014 – It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the loss of a respected and long-time member, Past President, friend and mentor, Carolyn Jean Merry, PhD., retired Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University.
Merry was tragically killed on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in a highway automobile crash in her home state of Ohio. The vehicle she was driving was struck from behind by a tractor trailer that failed to stop for traffic backed up due to an earlier crash.
ASPRS officers and staff members who worked with Merry remember her warmth, calm demeanor and friendliness and were grateful for the reasoned advice she readily provided. “She was caring of officers and members of the Society, very willing to participate in student sessions, and gave selflessly of her time for the benefit of the Society and its members” said Stewart Walker, ASPRS President.