Experience is key

The principals of the company, Art Nickless and Randy Tetreault, have worked together for 33 years.  This long-term association coupled with a hands-on managerial approach provides a unique advantage for our company.





Arthur H. Nickless, Jr.

President, Licensed Land Surveyor

EXPERIENCE

Art Nickless is President and co-founder of Norway Plains Associates, Inc. and has 35 years experience in land surveying and project management.

EDUCATION

University of New Hampshire, 1972 - 1976

REGISTRATION

Licensed Land Surveyor, New Hampshire #676
Licensed Land Surveyor, Maine # 1324
Licensed Subsurface Septic System Designer, New Hampshire #91

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association
Granite State Designers and Installers
Maine Society of Land Surveyors

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Rochester Housing Authority (Commission Chair, 1989 - Present)
Pease Development Authority (Board of Directors, 1996 – Present; Chair 2005 – Present)
Roger Allen Recreation Association (Board of Trustees, 1997 - Present)
Rochester Fair (Board of Directors, 2004 – Present)
Rochester Chamber of Commerce (President, 1994)
Strafford County YMCA (Board of Directors, President 1991-1994)


Charles E. Karcher, Jr.

Septic System Designer/Project Manager

EXPERIENCE

Charlie Karcher has been surveying and designing septic systems for 41 years. Except for a brief stint in Florida, Charlie has been a big part of our firm since its inception, including being one of the original founders of the company. Besides being involved with all aspects of land surveying, Charlie designs septic systems and coordinates development feasibility projects.

EDUCATION

University of New Hampshire 1965-66

REGISTRATION

Licensed Subsurface Septic System Designer, New Hampshire #511

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Granite State Designers & Installers

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Barrington Zoning Board of Adjustment 1993-1996
Barrington Industrial Development Committee 1994-1996
Wakefield Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2000-2003
Milton Board of Selectmen, 2006-Present
Milton Planning Board, 2006-Present
Selectmen & Planning Board: 2006-2009


Joel D. Runnals

Licensed Land Surveyor

EXPERIENCE

Joel Runnals is a licensed land surveyor with 30 years of land surveying experience. 20 of those years have been while employed here at Norway Plains. His work involves all aspects of land surveying including deed research, field work, computations and project management.

EDUCATION

New Hampshire College 1975-76
New Hampshire Technical College, Concord 1978-79
University of New Hampshire, A.A.S. Applied Science in Surveying & Construction,1981

REGISTRATION

Licensed Land Surveyor, New Hampshire #865
Licensed Subsurface Septic System Designer, New Hampshire #637

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Barrington Planning Board (former Chair)


Scott A. Lawler

Licensed Professional Engineer

EXPERIENCE

Scott has been involved with surveying and engineering for 20 years. Following his service with the US Army, Scott completed his education and joined our firm in 1994.

EDUCATION

University of New Hampshire B.S. Civil Engineering, 1994

REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer, New Hampshire #10026