Members

On March 12, 2013, Governor Rick Perry  reappointed Jon Hodde to the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying and has named him as Chair.  Governor Perry also appointed William “Bill” Merten of Houston to the Board, replacing Greg Smyth.

The Board Members

Jon Hodde, Chair
(R.P.L.S.)
Brenham
Appointment Expires: 01/31/2019

Hon. Jerry Patterson, Commissioner
(By Statute)
General Land Office
Austin

William David (Bill) O’Hara
(R.P.L.S., L.S.L.S.)
GLO Director of Surveying
Austin

William Merten
(R.P.L.S., L.S.L.S)
Houston
Appointment Expires: 07/31/2019

Nedra Foster
(R.P.L.S., L.S.L.S.)
Appointment Expires 1-31-15
Silsbee

Paul Kwan
(R.P.L.S.)
Appointment Expires 1-31-17
Houston

James Allen Childress
(Public Member)
Appointment Expires 1-31-15
San Saba

Robert H Price
(Public Member)
Appointment Expires 1-31-15
Euless

Gerardo M. (Jerry) Garcia(Public Member)
Corpus Christi
Appointment Expires 1-31-17

Mary Chruszczak (R.P.L.S.)
The Woodlands
Appointment Expires 1-31-17

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. Chaty rybník KomorníkČeská KanadaChata rekreaceStrmilov PenzionyKomorníkSportovní rybolovUbytování CyklistéUbytováníKunžakSamota chalupaChata koupáníPenziony TelčStrmilov

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.