In this class, we will discuss and review the definition of Professional Ethics and explore concepts of ethics in action, morals versus professional standards, and professional standards as a level playing field.
Robert Neally, RPLS, Stanger Surveying Co - Tyler LLC
Shane received his AAS Degree in Surveying in 1992 from Tyler Junior College and in 2000 obtained license as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. Shane is Partner and Vice-President of Stanger Surveying Tyler LLC and has 28 years’ experience in surveying with 26 of those at Stanger, performing boundary, topographic, route surveying and oil and gas surveying.
Shane developed and presented the “Becoming an SIT” seminar at the first TSPS spring Symposium and has co-presented both the TSPS brand “Professional Ethics” and “Land Surveying – A Learned Profession” courses for TSPS Chapter No. 4 and TSPS Symposiums. Shane is an active member of TSPS, both on the Chapter and State level, having served as TSPS President in 2014 and has served as Chairman of the Chapter Activities Committee, and as Chapter 4 President and current Chapter 4 Secretary-Treasurer. Shane is also the Chairman of the Texas Surveying Foundation, Inc. Shane was awarded the Chapter President of the Year award in 2004 and the Young Surveyor of the Year award in 2010.
Connor Brown, RPLS, PLS, E.L.S. Surveying & Mapping, Inc.
Connor obtained his BAAS Degree from The University of Texas at Tyler in 2002, achieved licensure as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in Texas in 2012, and as a Professional Land Surveyor in New Mexico and Colorado in 2016, and in Oklahoma in 2018. Connor is a Project Manager with ELS Surveying & Mapping, Inc. in Tyler and has 18 years’ experience in surveying including experience in boundary, ALTA, topographic, route, construction, and oil/gas projects in 70 counties in Texas and 2 counties in New Mexico.
Connor is a third-generation land surveyor and is an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors, both on the Chapter and State level, currently serving as Vice President of Chapter 4, Chapter Representative for Chapter 23, and as a State Director. Connor is a member of the TSPS Public Relations Committee and the TSPS Education Committee and is the current Chair of the TSPS Chapter Activities Committee. Connor also served as the first East Texas Regional Coordinator for the Texas Young Surveyors. Connor is a Board of Directors member of the Surveying Education Foundation of Texas and a member of the Item Writers Committee for the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying. Connor was awarded the TSPS Young Surveyor of the Year in 2018.