Michael R. McGee
McGee Surveying Consulting
Qualifications & Credentials
Michael R. McGee, PLS3945 is a licensed surveyor and
consultant offering professional services to the public and primarily
to surveyors, engineers, attorneys and government agencies. He has
forty years’ experience in all aspects of surveying as a licensed
practitioner and a survey engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Surveying Engineering from California State University, Fresno.
Mr. McGee has considerable field, office and project
management experience in Geodetic Control Surveys, Highway and General
Construction, Photogrammetric, Topographic, Hydrographic, Lidar, Utility
and Land Development Surveys and is a specialist in the application of
the Global Positioning System (GPS). He has extensive Boundary Survey
experience including the Public Land Survey System (sections and
townships). He developed the Triad Boundary Analysis software program
and presents seminars on various survey subjects for the professional.
Mr. McGee has qualified as an Expert Witness since 1972
testifying in cases involving boundaries, accidents and felonies in
Superior and Federal District Courts. He has served in the capacity
of a Master at the request of the United States Attorney General's Office
in San Diego. He has served as an instructor at CSU Fresno and Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo and published numerous papers addressing legal and
technical issues in the surveying profession. Mr. McGee served as 1985
State President of the California Land Surveyors Association, Chaired
the State’s Advanced Technologies Committee, co-founded the California
Geodetic Control Committee predecessor to the California Spatial
Reference Center (CSRC) and presently serves on the CSRC Coordinating
Professional Land Surveyor 1972, California License #3945.
Professional Land Surveyor 1971, Oregon License #957.
B.S. Degree, Surveying Engineering 1990, CSU Fresno
(summa cum laude).
Surveying Instructor at CSU Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (1992).
State President 1985, California Land Surveyors Association. (CLSA)
Past member of the State Professional Examination Committee.
Member of the California Spatial Reference Center Coordinating Council.
CLSA Advanced Technologies Committee Member and Past Chair.
Assistant Editor of the California Surveyor Professional Publication in 1992.
Life Member: American Congress on Surveying & Mapping.
Boundary Lecturer at CSU Fresno (1989-1990).
- Role of the Boundary Surveyor in the Legal Aspects of Possession, Title and Ownership
- Tidal Boundaries
- Railroad R/W in Curves
- Lidar Mapping at the Spatial Reference Seminar in 2003 and 2004 at the University of Riverside
- Geodetic Datums and Reference Frames in 2012 at four locations in California
- Down to Earth with Datums: Realization, Relationships, and Recovery
- Down to Earth with GPS