This questionnaire is provided by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) as a mechanism to gather feedback on the initial report of the Forum on the Future of Surveying. These questions DO NOT represent the entire conversation that will be needed to chart paths forward for the profession, but rather the first phase of an ongoing initiative. Feedback from this questionnaire, together with feedback from the members and leadership of the respective professional organizations represented on the forum, will help focus further discussions.

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The question choices were derived from the initial forum meeting. There is a comments section at the end of the questionnaire. This questionnaire will not be your only opportunity to provide feedback; as the forum moves forward and drills down into details, further feedback will be solicited.

Please complete this questionnaire by May 15th, 2016. The results will be compiled and circulated via the NSPS website ( and will be utilized by attendees (representatives from the 15+ professional organizations participating).

Statewide Goal

The priority goal will be to ensure that Texas consumers are effectively and efficiently served by high quality professionals and businesses by setting clear standards, maintaining compliance and seeking market-based solutions.

The Mission

The mission of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying is to protect the residents of Texas by regulating, licensing and renewing the licenses of only competent surveyors; surveyors able to provide accurate surveys which will result in the orderly use of our physical environment.

The Philosophy

The Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying will license only competent surveyors and will regulate the practice of surveying. We will manage our resources as efficiently and effectively as possible with a commitment to excellence.