Board Member Biography

Mark J. Neugebauer

Mark Neugebauer Mark J. Neugebauer, LSLS/RPLS, is the Chief Surveyor/Deputy Director of Surveying Services for the Texas General Land Office ("GLO") in Austin. He currently serves as the official TBPELS designee of the GLO, representing Texas Land Commissioner, Dawn Buckingham, M.D..

Mr. Neugebauer received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas in 1986, and began his professional career practicing real estate appraisal. In 1995, he accepted a position with the Surveying Division at the GLO. After working in technical support roles, such as Engineering Technician and Engineering Assistant in land surveying, he was promoted to Land Surveyor I in 2002, after receiving registration as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. In 2008, he was promoted to Land Surveyor II after receiving licensure as a Licensed State Land Surveyor ("LSLS").

In 2015, Mr. Neugebauer was promoted to Deputy Director of Surveying Services for the GLO under Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. He has been employed with the state agency for over 27 years and has served under five Texas Land Commissioners, five Chief Clerks, and two Directors of Surveying. He has had the honor and privilege of being mentored, trained, and working alongside eleven LSLS's during his career at the GLO.

Mr. Neugebauer served as Commissioner Bush's official designee to the former Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying, while playing an active role on the LSLS Committee. He is a member of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors ("TSPS"), the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and the local TSPS Capital Area Chapter 13. He actively participates in the quarterly TSPS LSLS Forum, serves as a Liaison to the TBPELS Surveyor Advisory Committee, and is a member of the TBPELS LSLS Exam Grading Committee.

Mr. Neugebauer is a native Texan from Mission, and currently resides in Round Rock with his wife Cindy.