Members

The Board Members

  • Jon Hodde, Chair
    (R.P.L.S.)
    Brenham
    Appointment Expires: 1-31-2019
  • Gerardo (Jerry) M. Garcia, Vice Chair
    (Public Member)
    Corpus Christi
    Appointment Expires 1-31-2017
  • Hon. George Bush, Commissioner
    (By Statute)
    General Land Office
    Austin
  • Mark Neugebauer
    (R.P.L.S., L.S.L.S.)
    Interim Director of Surveying, GLO
    Austin
  • Paul Kwan
    (R.P.L.S.)
    Houston
    Appointment Expires 1-31-2017
  • Mary Chruszczak
    (R.P.L.S.)
    The Woodlands
    Appointment Expires 1-31-2017
  • William (Bill) Merten
    (R.P.L.S., L.S.L.S)
    Houston
    Appointment Expires: 7-31-2019
  • William (Davey) D. Edwards
    (R.P.L.S., L.S.L.S.)
    Alvord
    Appointment Expires 1-31-2021
  • James (Jim) H. Cheatham
    (Public Member)
    Fort Worth
    Appointment Expires 1-31-2021
  • Andrew (Drew) W. Paxton
    (Public Member)
    Lubbock
    Appointment Expires 1-31-2021

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.