Hello Young Surveyors,

We’d like to introduce the 2024-2025 YSN officers!

Mark Nolan

NSPS YSN President

Nolan Mark, P.S.

Nolan Mark, PS is the owner of On The Mark Land Surveying, LLC located out of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is licensed in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. He is also a FAA sUAS Certificate holder. Nolan graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology. Nolan is a member of the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS). He has held officer positions at the chapter level as a president and treasurer of the Northeast Chapter of the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors (ISPLS). Nolan is responsible for the start of the Indiana YSN making a comeback where he has helped start and been state coordinator for the two years. Nolan also helps with leading the NSPS Young Surveyors Network social media efforts. Outside of surveying, Nolan and his wife, Shannon, enjoy spending time with their two boys. The family is kept busy with sports, school and enjoying time with their extended families!
Cam Lowe

NSPS YSN Vice President

Cam Lowe, RPLS, PLS

Cam is a Registered Professional Land surveyor in the Houston area where he was born and raised. Cam began his career in the surveying industry at LJA Surveying, Inc. in 2014 after graduating from the University of Texas at Tyler with a degree in Industrial Technology – Surveying and Mapping. Cam has been very active within the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) at the local and state level. He is currently serving as the Director for Texas Young Surveyors, the TSPS Chapter 9 President, and Board Director at the State level. He was awarded the “Young Surveyor of the Year” for 2021 by his peers within TSPS. He is a 2nd generation land surveyor who has a passion for this industry and wants to continue to get more young people involved and introduced to the profession. Cam is also a volunteer firefighter for the Pasadena Fire Department.

Spencer McCutcheon

NSPS YSN Secretary

Spencer McCutcheon, PLS

Spencer McCutcheon, an accomplished Surveying professional, hails from a small town in central Utah. Originally involved in excavation, Spencer’s career trajectory shifted during college when he discovered a passion for boundary surveys. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Geomatics from Utah Valley University in 2020, he swiftly obtained licensure in Utah, propelling him into the role of Surveying Manager at Apex Engineering.

Fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit, Spencer founded Elevated Land Surveying, expanding his services across Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Colorado. A committed contributor to the industry, he actively engages with the State Board, serving on the Standards and Ethics and Legislative committees. Nationally, he lends his expertise as a board member of the Certified Survey Technician.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Spencer treasures family time with his two daughters and wife. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping, embodying a seamless integration of personal and professional pursuits.

Jacob Heck

NSPS YSN Delegate

Jacob Heck, Ph.D., P.S.

Jacob Heck is a Geodesist at NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey, where he serves as the Great Lakes Regional Geodetic Advisor and works out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Previously, he worked at NGS’s Silver Spring, Maryland, headquarters in the Geosciences Research Division. He is a licensed surveyor in Michigan and holds degrees from Michigan Technological University (B.S. in Surveying Engineering) and The Ohio State University (Ph.D. in Geodetic Science). While at Ohio State, he carried out GNSS and gravity fieldwork in support of research projects in Bolivia, Chile, and Antarctica. Outside of NSPS, Jacob is active with the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS) as well as the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Young Surveyors Network. Jacob and his wife, Amanda, live in Monroe, Michigan.