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State Board of Professional Surveyors

The Board of Professional Surveyors was created under Article 20 of PA 299 of 1980, as amended to license and regulate the practice of land surveying in Michigan. Article 20 defines a professional surveyor as a person who by reason of knowledge of law, mathematics, physical sciences, and techniques of measuring land acquired by professional education and practical experience is qualified to engage in the practice of professional surveying. The Board works with the Department to oversee the practice of professional surveyors.


The Board consists of 9 members: 5 architects, 1 professional engineer who is a member of the board of professional engineers, 1 professional surveyor who is a member of the board of professional surveyors, and 2 public members. Each member serves 4 year terms.


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Public Act 299 of 1980, MCLA 339.2002


Contact Information


LARA -- Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau
Phone: (517) 241-9288
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Kenneth Van Tine, Farmington Hills

Term expires 3/31/15

Represents Architects


Ronald Brand, Gaylord

Term expires 3/31/15

Represents Professional surveyors


Michael Drewyor, Houghton

Term expires 3/31/16

Represents Professional engineers


Ginger Michalski-Wallace, Whitmore Lake

Term expires 3/31/16

Represents Professional surveyors

Jeffrey D. Bartlett, Standish
Term expires 3/31/17
Represents Professional surveyors


Gilbert Barish, DeWitt

Term expires 3/31/17

Represents Professional surveyors

Nick Darin, Allen Park
Term expires 3/31/17
Represents the General Public

Steven Gravlin, Canton
Term expires 3/31/18
Represent Professional surveyors

Jeffrey Hertrich, Grand Ledge
Term expires 3/31/18
Represents the General Public

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