Serving The Surveying Community in Washington

Land Surveyors' Association of Washington (LSAW)

is a professional organization representing over 1500 individuals practicing in the various disciplines of surveying. LSAW provides a means to keep our members informed of changes in laws, regulations, and rapidly changing technology. We work together to protect the principles and practices upon which surveying was founded.

Board Portal

The Board of Directors can access the Board Portal to obtain agenda, minutes, and other Board resource document.


Click here to access the Board Portal.
Username and password have been provided to Trustees and Officers.

Chapter Directors

In addition to the six Officer Directors, each Chapter elects a President and a Trustee to serve on the Board of Trustees. Click the names below to email the Director.

Phil Abenroth, Snohomish
Todd Albert, Inland Empire
Lawrence Barbus, South Central
Thomas Barger, North Puget Sound
Darrell Carsten, Inland Empire
Anthony Chenier, Lower Columbia
Jim Coan, NSPS Director
Paul Darrow, Northwest
Michael Dunphy, North Olympic
Brian Gillooly, South Puget Sound
Christopher Jepson, Northwest
Joe Kraft, North Puget Sound
David Lemke, Snohomish
Lucas Lymangrover, North Olympic
Gary Letzring, Southwest
Daniel Lierman, Cascade Columbia
John Linzee, Southwest
K.C. Moore, South Puget Sound
Ben Petersen, WFPS Delegate
Timothy Randall, North Central
Matt Rasmussen, South Central
Mark Sele, North Central
John Thatcher, Lower Columbia
Thomas Todd, Northeast
Grant Tolton, Northeast
Justin Turnbull, Cascade Columbia


Committee Chairs & Liaisons

Committee Chairs and Liaisons are appointed by the President to conduct specific business to be reviewed by the Board of Directors. Click the name below to email the Committee Chair/Liaison.

2022 Datum, Tom Barger
AELC Liaison, Jon Warren
Awards, Jim Coan
Board of Registration, Tom Barger
Bylaws, Lynee Forsyth
Conference, Amanda Askren
Education, K.C. Moore
ESS Editor, Ben Petersen
Foundation, Tom Brewster
Membership, Weston Dorszynski
Monument Preservation, Doug Casement
NSPS Director, Jim Coan
Prevailing Wage, Ben Petersen
TrigStar, Rich Lang
WFPS Delegate, Ben Petersen


Executive Committee

The LSAW Board of Directors is comprised of five Officer Directors referred to as the Executive Committee


Kate Schalk, President
T. (360) 902-1182
Click here to email Kate
Donald Wieber, President-Elect
T. (509) 585-4295
Click here to email Donald
Jeff Lynch, Vice President
T. (360) 487-7773
Click here to email Jeff
Lynee Forsyth, Secretary
T. (360) 733-6100
Click here to email Lynee
Andy Doan, Treasurer
T. (509) 853-8763
Click here to email Andy
Weston Dorszynski, Imm. Past President
T. (360) 487-7771
Click here to email Weston