Surveying & Geomatics Advisory Committee

The Surveying and Geomatics program is designed to meet entry-level field and office skills in a variety of land surveying and geomatics occupations. Training will utilize precision electronic surveying instruments, including Global Positioning System equipment and sophisticated computerized drafting, mapping, design, and analysis software.

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Our Advisory Committee!

Members Seated: Mike Swanson - PLS, BLM; Paul Galli (Vice Chair)- PLS, Cowlitz County; Weston Dorszynski - PLS, City of Vancouver

Standing: Christopher Sherby – PLS, SFLands; Michael Wanchick – PLS, Federal Highway Administration; Jeff Lynch – PLS, City of Vancouver; Chuck Whitten – PLS, retired; Larry Goble – PLS, Federal Highway Administration; Ken Paul (Committee Chair) – PLS, Clark County

Next Advisory Meeting

FALL 2022.  Stay tuned for details! 

Location: To be determined

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Committee Information

Committee Chair: Paul Galli
Committee Vice Chair: John Besancon

If you are a committee member and would like a copy of the member roster, please contact the Advisory Coordinator at


Committee Documents


Land Survey Advisory Bylaws

Other Meeting Documents

Certificate Information Flyer

WA Board of Registration Program Acceptance Documents

Application Letter & Supporting Documents

WA State Board Approval Letter