The Chastain & Associates Team

Mark E. Chastain, PLS – President & CEO

  • AS Civil Engineering Technology – Southern College of Technology (now SPSU)
  • Stormwater Drainage System Design Certificate – Auburn University
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Licensed in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Alabama
  • Georgia Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (2003-present)
  • Georgia Licensed Residential/Light Commercial Contractor License
  • Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission Certified Design Professional
  • Gilmer County Surveyor (elected office) 2001-2004
  • Gilmer County Board of Commissioners (Chairman 2009-2010, Post 2 2005-2008)
  • Georgia Secretary of State Advisory Panel on Disputed County Lines (2007-present)

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Jeff Vick, PLS – Senior Project Manager, Technology Coordinator

  • Registered Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee
  • BS Surveying and Mapping 2011 Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Gilmer County Surveyor (elected office) 2017 – 2020
  • Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission Certified
    Design Professional

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Darryl Whitworth, PLS – Senior Project Manager, Training Coordinator

  • Land Surveying studies – Middle Georgia College
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia
  • Registered Land Surveyor with Appalachia Land Surveying, LLC and Chastain Land Surveying, LLC (2009-2016)

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Chris Chastain – Design Project Manager

  • AAS Instrumentation Technology, TCCC – Murphy, NC
  • Surveying Studies, Middle Georgia College
  • Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission Certified – Level 2

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Timothy Kyle, PLS – Survey Project Manager

  • AS Surveying – Middle Georgia College
  • Civil Engineering Technology studies – Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia

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Shane Duggan – Logistics Manager

Shane handles most quote requests and RFPs. He also is in charge of daily field crew scheduling. A crew chief for several years, Shane understands the needs of the client and how to communicate.

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Cindy Higingbotham – Office Manager

Cindy is in charge of accounts payable, accounts receivable, insurance correspondence, and file archive management. She has been with the firm since 2006 and comes with background in accounting.

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DeLayna Denney – Marketing and Research

DeLayna handles our marketing efforts. She also processes quote requests and researches projects. Usually the voice you’ll first hear on the phone, she has a knack for knowing what you need.

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Robert “Doug” Hyatt, Retired – Ellijay Office

  • Surveying and Engineering studies – Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia
  • Notable projects: Atlanta sewer tunnel network, USFS boundaries, GPS positioning pioneer

Joseph R. Evans, Retired – Dalton Office

  • AS Civil Engineering Technology, AS Construction – Southern Technical Institute
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia and Tennessee
  • Founded Joseph R. Evans & Associates 1981
  • U.S. Army National Guard and GA Dept. of Defense – Colonel (ret.)

Richard N. May (1946-2017) – Cumming Office

  • AS Civil Engineering Technology, Southern Technical Institute (now SPSU)
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia
  • Founded Richard May & Associates, P.C. 1984

Interested in Becoming Part of the Team?

Chastain & Associates, P.C. is always interested in bringing on team players who are a good fit. Prior experience and formal education are great for advanced positions, but we have an in-house training program and PLS Training Coordinator to launch you into a land surveying career. We offer competitive pay, health insurance, college tuition assistance, and a pathway forward.

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Chastain & Associates, P.C. is your source for prompt, professional land surveyors, land planning services, and consulting services in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Alabama.

288 North Main St., Ellijay, GA 30540  |  (706) 276-7528(770)

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