Trent KeenanPLS, WRS, CFedS | Moderator

Trent’s surveying career includes 10 years in the Public Sector work for a large utility company, and 15 years in the Private Sector, with 12 of the 15 years being the President / Founder of Diamondback Land Surveying,
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Rob McMillianPLS, EIT | Moderator

Rob McMillan started surveying in 1985 for the City of Escondido, California.  In 1988 he went to work in the Engineering Department office of the City of Encinitas, California.  Rob joined the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 11 in 1990…
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James A. Coan, Sr.PLS, CFedS

Jim started his carrier in Surveying in 1968.  He has worked in Maryland, Virginia, Alberta, Canada, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon.  Jim is a professional land surveyor in Washington, Oregon, and a certified federal surveyor (CFedS)…
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Gizem Karslioglu Engineering of Physics, Ankara University (Turkey)

Gizem graduated from Engineering of Physics from Ankara University in Turkey and has studied Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Indiana University. She continues her education with Master of Science in…
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Matthew ByrdPresident, Nexus 3D Consulting

Nexus 3D Consulting was founded by Matthew Byrd in 2016 as an opportunity to pursue his passion for 3D technology. The company started with only a single laser scanner and has grown into a full service firm with multiple 3D laser scanning …
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Landon BlakePLS, CFedS

Landon is a land surveyor that lives and works in the California Central Valley. He is licensed in California and Nevada. He is also a Certified Federal Surveyor and UAV pilot. Landon owns Redefined Horizons, a family owned survey…
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Steve ParrishPLS, CFedS

Steve Parrish began surveying with the USFS in 1963, transferred to the BLM in 1985 and served as the BLM Nevada Cadastral Chief (1989-1995). He retired in 1995 to pursue private surveying experience. He is licensed in 10 western states…
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Gary KentOwner, Meridian Land Consulting LLC

Gary Kent is the owner of Meridian Land Consulting LLC. He has been chaired of both the NSPS committee and the ALTA committee on the ALTA/ACSM (now NSPS) Standards since 1995.  Gary is a past president of both ACSM and ISPLS, and from 1999-2006 taught …
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Shane TurayCET, CST, GISP

Shane is a Certified Surveying and Engineering Technician for Lawson-Fisher Associates P.C. with 26 years of experience specializing in measurement and data collection.  Shane has spearheaded Lawson-Fisher’s growth in northern Indiana surveying market …
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Kristopher KlinePLS

Kristopher Kline has over 30 years of experience in land Surveying. He is an experienced expert witness and Consultant for boundary disputes. Kline specializes in difficult boundary determinations and problems requiring extensive research and
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Tony CuomoPLS

Mr. Cuomo began surveying in 1974 with his father, Paul Cuomo. Looking back, Tony is pretty sure that his father broke nearly every child labor law on the books at that time. As uncomfortable as that early experience was, it was the bedrock foundation…
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Jay SeymourPLS

Jay Seymour, a Senior Land Surveyor with the Orange County dept. of Public Works – Survey Division and the 50th state president of the CLSA comes to share the experience he has gained in over 50 years of surveying. 43 of those years…
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Matthew StansberryPLS

Matthew Stansberry has more than 17 years of land surveying experience, working full-time and as a contract land surveyor in WA and TN. Matthew started designing and Frankensteining old vests together in 2007.  After having some friends getting hurt while working in the …
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Kent GrohLS

Besides podcasting and the Chicago Cubs, Kent’s passion is creating a solid and sustainable foundation for the surveying profession that future generations can build on for years to come.  He has been a land surveyor for over 30 years and believes in …
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Michael H. SchoderPLS / Retired BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Alaska

Mr. Schoder is a professional cadastral surveyor, right-of-way specialist, and photogrammetric surveyor who was the BLM Alaska State Office’s Deputy State Director for the BLM’s Cadastral Survey Division....
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Robert MartinPLS

Robert Martin helps surveyors in all facets of the surveying industry solving their most difficult problems from field to finish. It takes hard work, patience, dedication and a lot of technical savvy to solve problems and Robert.
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David DoyleGeodesist

Dave Doyle, Geodesist, joined the National Geodetic Survey in 1972, and held the position of chief geodetic surveyor at his retirement in January, 2013. He was responsible for the development, technical design and…
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Brent JonesPE, PLS

Brent Jones oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic planning, business development, and marketing activities for land records, cadastral, surveying, and land administration. As a recognized innovator, …
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Brandon MonteroConsultant

Brandon started his survey career in 1997, studying under James Coan at Renton Technical College in Washington State. He has since operated in the field as chief of parties, in the office as cad administrator, as a project and client manager….
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Scott BishopPS

A resident of Pleasant Grove, Utah, Bishop recently completed his second four-year term as a member of the Utah Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors Board where he served the last three years as board chair….
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Dane CourvillePLS

Dane began land surveying in 2005 and on day one he knew he was a surveyor at heart. He loved the ability to be outside, perform historical research, perform mathematical computations, meet land owners, cut line, investigate and assist…
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Dr. Richard L. ElginPLS, PE

A second-generation surveyor, Dr. Elgin was raised in St. James, Missouri and in his late parents’ surveying business located in nearby Rolla. After high school Dick joined the Army, went through helicopter flight school, was made a Warrant Officer….
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Dave MurpheyFinesse Unique Sports Marketing & Media

Dave is an experienced high ticket closer and team leader in the sports sponsorship, integrated media and hospitality industry. His career includes senior level business development positions with the…
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Ryan SwingleyPS

Ryan Swingley graduated from Vincennes University with A.S. in Surveying Technology in 1999 and gained licensure to practice as a Registered Land Surveyor in Indiana in 2005. He is also licensed as a Professional Surveyor in Colorado, Pennsylvania,…
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Anna RiosRPLS

Anna Rios, RPLS, is the owner of Aerios Geo LLC, the Founder of the Women Surveyors Summit, a Member of the National and Texas Society of Professional Surveyors, Former Texas Young Surveyor State Representative….
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Norman EllerbrockPresident, Four Points Land Surveying & Engineering Inc.

Norman Ellerbrock is the founder and President, and co-owner of Four Points Land Surveying & Engineering, Inc. located in Hannibal, MO.  Norm received his Illinois license in 1996 and is also licensed in Missouri and Iowa….
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Joseph PaivaPhD, PS, PE

Joe Paiva brings more than three decades of experience to GeoLearn. From his start as a university instructor, Joe has been committed to education and bringing course material to professionals and technicians in various settings…
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Amanda AllredPLS

Amanda Allred, Vice President National Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NSPS) and representative to the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG). Allred is currently employed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers as the district land surveyor for the…
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Aaron SmithPLS

Aaron grew up in Connecticut, playing basketball and working a little with his grandfather in land surveying. He ended up in Sonoma County, California, in 1991, working for Adobe Associates, and became a managing partner in 2001. He is licensed in both California…
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Michael KnopfPE, PLS

Michael Knopf began his surveying and engineering experience in 1971 with the Tulare County Public Works Department as an Engineering Aid and Draftsman involved in county road and bridge projects. Leaving public employment in 1973,
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Steven L. DevenyPLS, Professional Caver

Steven Deveny’s interest into land surveying and caving came about on a blind date which did not work. That date eventually became his wife, who introduced him to his 23-year-long Professional

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Knud E. HermansenPh.D., J.D., PLS, PE

Knud E. Hermansen began his surveying career in the United States Marine Corp. over 30 years ago. After completion of basic training, Knud was sent to surveying school and spent the next three years with the 2nd Topographic Platoon,…
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Dave WoolleyPLS

David Woolley is a professional land surveyor licensed in California and Nevada.  He primarily practices in the Los Angeles Basin.  He has been recognized in state and federal courts as an expert in land surveying….
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Bill SwopeSurvey Business Development Manager, Halff

Bill Swope, CP is the Survey Business Development Manager for Halff in Richardson, Texas and a Certified Photogrammetrist (#1604) through the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)….
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Rusty SteelGeospatial Director, Halff

Rusty Steel is the Geospatial Director for Halff and brings over 16 years of geospatial and remote sensing experience to the firm. Rusty’s Project Management experience includes aerial photogrammetry and LiDAR with manned, and
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Ryan KellySenior Geospatial Manager, Halff

Ryan Kelly, CP is the Senior Geospatial Manager for Halff based in Phoenix, Arizona and a Certified Photogrammetrist (#1610) through ASPRS. Ryan has been in the photogrammetric industry for over 15 years and is experienced….
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Gavin SchrockLicensed Land Surveyor

Gavin Schrock is a licensed land surveyor, technology writer, and administrator of a cooperative real-time GNSS network and Consulting Editor go GoGeomatics, a trade publication focused on geomatics sciences….
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Eric HagueOwner, TruMark Surveying LLC

Eric Hauge, PLS, owner, and founder of TruMark Surveying LLC, has been serving Central Wisconsin, specializing in boundary land surveying and development. Eric and Jeanette have a passion for developing relationships with our clients to educate…
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Jeanette (Netty) HarleyOwner, Harley Surveying LLC

Jeanette (Netty) Harley, PLS, owner of Harley Surveying LLC, is currently in private practice performing land surveying services seamlessly with TruMark Surveying LLC based out of Neillsville, Wisconsin. Before that, she had diversified …
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Glen ThurowPS, CFedS

Mr. Thurow has been licensed since 1991 and is currently the owner of Land Links Consulting Service, a surveying and geospatial development firm in Albuquerque, NM. Prior to his current position he was vice-president for Geographic Coordinate Data Base….
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Robert L. GreenPLS

Robert (Bob) Green is a multi-generation land surveyor and geomatics professional with over 42 years of boundary, cadastral, Right-of Way, topographic and geodetic experience. He is a former business owner of a Colorado based Land Surveying and Consulting Firm…
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Davey EdwardsPhD, PLS, LSLS, CFedS

Davey Edwards is a professional land surveyor in Texas and Oklahoma.  He also has been duly qualified as a Texas licensed state land surveyor and a U.S. Federal land surveyor.  He is currently a professional assistant professor in the Geospatial Systems Engineering program at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi….
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David CarleAuthor

David Carle grew up in Orange County, California, received his bachelors degree at UC Davis in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology and a masters degree from CSU Sacramento in Recreation and Parks Administration.  He was a ranger in California State Parks for 27 years…. 
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Ron NelmsPLS

Ron founded Nelms Surveying, Inc. in 1992 and serves as the Principal.  He is licensed in California, Arizona, and Nevada.  He is a past President (2018) of the California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA).  CLSA Member of the Year 2015. During his time at Nelms….
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Ian Wilson

Ian was born in Lancashire, in the north of England, and grew up in Kenya, East Africa (Eldoret & Nakuru), Upstate New York (Vestal – near Binghamton), and North County San Diego (Rancho Bernardo)…. 
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Dr. Charles A. “Tony” Nettleman IIIPLS, Expert Witness

Tony Nettleman is a Land Surveying Engineer who teaches surveying exam prep education and continuing education courses for attorneys and land surveyors and serves as an expert witness in boundary, easement, and title disputes… Click for complete bio

Jeffery LucasPLS

Jeffery N. Lucas is the Survey Manager, Alabama Operations, for ESP Associates, PA, a multi-disciplined engineering and surveying firm headquartered in Fort Mill, South Carolina…
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Jerry MahunPLS

I’ve always been a strong advocate of surveying education, and although I’ve retired from formal teaching, I will present and partake in continuing education… Click for complete bio

William RolandChFC, CLU

William Roland, the founding partner at Clearview Wealth Partners, has been providing clients with financial advice since 1988 when he started his career at MetLife… Click for complete bio

Byron JohnsonPLS, CFeds

Byron Johnson has over 45 years of experience and was licensed in Arizona, Idaho, Washington and Nevada as well as a CFedS, but ….Click for complete bio

Elaine BallCo-Founder of Get Kids into Survey

In a nut shell “I help Geospatial Businesses increase sales quickly by enhancing enquiry quality”. In other words; … Click for complete Bio

Charles Pecchio

Over 45 years’ experience in executive management, business development, venture capital, business consulting.. Click for complete bio

Logan CampbellFounder and CEO of Aerotas

Logan Campbell is the Founder and CEO of Aerotas, which provides human-in-the-loop drone data processing for surveyors… Click for complete bio

John StahlPLS, CFeds

John Stahl is a professional land surveyor in the states of Utah and Montana, currently owning and operating Cornerstone Land Consulting, Inc., Click for complete bio

Michael TartagliaSitech

Mike Tartaglia has been in the civil construction industry since 1988. Mike has a… Click for complete bio

Nikolas SchlosserLSIT, RP

Nik has been in or around surveying his entire life. He fell in love with the profession by being.. Click for complete bio

Aaron LeachPLS

Aaron graduated from Paul Smith’s college in 1993 with an associate’s degree in land surveying…. Click for complete bio

Jerry JuarezPLS

Licensed in 1996, Jerry has over 40 years of surveying experience in Nevada, both in the Las Vegas area and for the last 20 years in Reno… Click for complete bio

Fred DysteFounder of QFactor

Mr. Dyste brings over 40 years of experience in construction, telecom hardware, and software development….Click for complete bio

Tanya HopperCDR, CIR

Tanya Hopper, CIR, CDR is the Associate Director of Talent Acquisition and oversees hiring for the Survey & Mapping group at Atwell, LLC… Click for complete bio

Youssef O. KaddouraPh.D

Youssef O. Kaddoura, Ph.D., is presently positioned as the Academic Program Specialist II at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education . Click for complete bio

Doug KondorFounder, CEO at Cyanic Automation

Doug Kondor is an entrepreneur and the founder of Cyanic Automation. Since 2014, Doug has dedicated himself to learning and developing best practices in the Business of Land Surveying… Click for complete bio

Steven J. Martin PLS

Steven J. Martin retired in January of 2021 as the top Surveyor for the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) after 34 years split…Click for complete bio

Kai Duebbert Founder & CEO of Kompass BMS

Kai, Founder & CEO of Kompass BMS, is a second-generation surveyor who held a levelling staff since he can remember. With a Masters in Surveying and an MBA, he has worked in  senior, …Click for complete bio

Zachary RadelCMS – UAV

Zachary Radel has worked in the geospatial community for more than 21 years, specializing in aerial photography acquisition,
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Jacob Heck Great Lakes Regional Geodetic Advisor, PLS 

Jacob Heck is a geodesist, serving as the National Geodetic Survey’s Regional Geodetic Advisor for the Great Lakes, where he supports users of the National Spatial Reference System …Click for complete bio

Frank Preve Vice President at Aldoa

Meet Frank Preve, our expert speaker for today’s webinar on operational workflows in the surveying space, with over 15 years of experience in the field. Click for complete bio

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