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The Chastain & Associates Team

  • Mark E. Chastain, PLS – President & CEO
    • Master of Legal Studies, University of Tennessee College of Law
    • BS Integrative Studies (Land Surveying and Business Management) – Kennesaw State University
    • 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 December 2003 -July 2021; Emeritus Member (2022)
    • Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission Certified Design Professional
    • Continuing Legal Education Provider and Presenter: State Bar of Georgia, Southeast Land Title Association, Tennessee Land Title Association, and various title insurance companies
    • Surveying and Mapping Society of Georgia (SAMSOG) – Legislative Committee, Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors
    • Gilmer County Surveyor (elected office) 2001-2004
    • Gilmer County Board of Commissioners (Chairman 2009-2010, Post 2 2005-2008)
    • Corresponding member, NSPS subcommittee of ALTA/NSPS survey standards

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  • Jeff Vick, PLS – Vice President
    • Registered Professional Land Surveyor – Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee
    • BS Surveying and Mapping 2011 Southern Polytechnic State University
    • Gilmer County Surveyor (elected office) 2017 – 2024
    • 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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  • Joseph Hunter – New Projects Specialist

    Joe is a U.S. Army veteran with years of experience in the construction trades and as a land survey crew chief.  He understands the needs of our client base and how our services are delivered.

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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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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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