Ben Petersen is a licensed professional land surveyor in the State of Washington and Oregon with over 35 years of experience in the Pacific Northwest. He has managed the survey efforts for such notable and technically challenging projects as the West Seattle Bridge, Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel and numerous dam and tunnel projects. Since 1999 he has been a co-owner and the Director of Surveys for PLS, Inc. in Issaquah, Washington.
Ben has been a member of the Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington since 1978 and is a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). He has been a member of the LSAW Executive Committee for the past 4 years and is the current State President. As the LSAW State Meeting Chairperson, he has applied his extensive business and organizational skills to the benefit of the annual conference and chapter seminars. For his pro-active leadership role on many survey issues, and continuing contributions to his profession and association, Ben has twice been awarded LSAW’s Award of Merit.