Bachelor of Arts degree
Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1972
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD continuing education in Stormwater Management and Design; Sediment Control, Road Grade and Street Design; and Urban Storm Drainage and Practice.
Mike has obtained numerous Professional Development Hours including but not exclusive of various aspects of civil engineering; boundary law; Boundary Control and Legal Principles; Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location; Resolving Conflicting Evidence; GPS; GIS; and FEMA Floodplain standards; and Zoning Law in West Virginia and has participated numerous times in the West Virginia Board of Professional Surveyors examination development workshop. He has obtained Professional Development Hours in Site Evaluation Planning and Development at The Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Office of Special Programs. Mike has had extensive training in project management.
Mike has 38 years of broad and varied experience in surveying and project management. His early experience immediately out of college was in the western United States. Since 1976 he has worked primarily in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. He is experienced in difficult boundary retracements, city lot surveying, subdivisions, site plans, ALTA Land Title Surveys, control surveys, and topographic mapping. Mike has been qualified and has served as an expert witness for the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney. He is a recognized and experienced zoning and land use expert, and for 30 years has represented many clients at various planning commission meetings.
Professional Licensed Land Surveyor - West Virginia
West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors
National Society of Professional Surveyors
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.
Surveyor's Historical Society
West Virginia Surveyor's Historical Society
Member West Virginia Board of Professional Surveyors 2010-
President - West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors 1995-1996
Board of Directors - West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors 1996-1999
Peer Review Committee -West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors
President - Eastern Panhandle Chapter West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors
Board of Governors - National Society of Professional Surveyors 1999-2001
Jefferson County Surveyor
Honors and Civic Activities:
Charles Town Rotary (1989-2010), Charter Member, President 1994-1995; Winner of Paul Harris Award
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce: Past Board Member and Past President
Board of Directors – Old Opera House: President 2003-2006
West Virginia Surveyor of the Year 1996 and 2012
Charles Town Rotarian of the Year 1994-1995