Arizona Professional Land Surveyors (APLS) represents over 500 members throughout the State of Arizona and is recognized as the voice of the Arizona land surveying profession.
APLS advocates the establishment and compliance to professional standards while promoting the ethical practices of land surveying.
APLS works to enhance the lives and careers of all professional surveyors and educates the public of the important role we play in our communities.
The Board of Technical Registration was established in 1921. It is a self-supporting board deriving its revenues from fee charges for application, examination, license renewal and other miscellaneous services rendered.
The Board is a regulatory agency for the following professions and occupations: Alarms, Architects, Engineers, Geologists, Home Inspectors, Landscape Architects, and Land Surveyors.
Members of the Board are appointed by the Governor for three-year terms.
The Western Federation of Professional Surveyors (WFPS) is a regional non-profit organization composed of Land Surveyor associations representing the 13 western states, including Alaska and Hawaii. Formed in 1979, WFPS is dedicated to education, fostering common goals within the western states and providing a regional voice at the national level. WFPS acts as a clearinghouse for interstate communication and sponsors a biennial conference for Surveyors.
The Nevada Association of Land Surveyors (NALS) was incorporated and chartered on November 2, 1973. As an Association of Professional Land Surveyors, our purpose is to promote the common good and welfare of our members in their activities in the profession of Land Surveying; to promote and maintain the highest possible standards of professional ethics and practice; to promote professional uniformity and to promote public awareness and trust in Professional Land Surveyors and their work.Today, NALS membership is 200 strong and is comprised of Professional Land Surveyors, Land Surveying Interns, Associate Members, Corresponding Members, Sustaining Members and Student Members. There are 2 active chapters within the State of Nevada: the Lahontan Chapter in the Reno/Sparks/Carson City area and the Southern Nevada Chapter in the Las Vegas/Henderson area.
The National Society of Professional Surveyors is the voice of the professional surveying community in the US and its territories. Through its affiliation agreements with the respective state surveying societies, NSPS has a strong constituency base through which it communicates directly with lawmakers, agencies, & regulators at both the national and state levels. NSPS monitors and comments on legislation, regulation, & policies that have potential impact on the activities of its members and their clients, and collaborates with a multitude of other organizations within the geospatial community on issues of mutual interest.
The American Council of Engineering Company's represents thousands of companies, while being the voice of the engineering industry in Washington, DC and throughout the nation. With roots dating back more than 100 years, ACEC is a federation of 52 state and regional councils representing more than 600,000 engineers, architects, land surveyors and other specialists. ACEC's primary mission is to strengthen the business environment for our member firms through government advocacy, political action, and business education.