|Benefits of Membership|
You may ask, "Why Join?" The answer is simple: Benefits!
Active participation in TSPS can pay you untold personal and professional dividends. Here's how:
Continuing education is imperative to your career as new technologies are introduced, rules are changed in the licensing act or you find yourself managing a surveying business. Members have a variety of educational offerings to choose from throughout the year at discounted pricing for CEUs. CEUs are tracked through personal member profiles and certificates can be printed at any time. Visit www.tsps.org/education for more information.
TSPS takes great pride in connecting surveyors across the state via the annual convention, monthly chapter meetings, educational seminars, an online news feed and forums via member profiles, and other meetings and events. Current members have stated the greatest benefit of being a member of TSPS is the collegiality that comes with being an active member of a profession.
Boasting one of the most active surveying Career Centers in the United States, members can post and search resumes on the website as well as receive instant notifications of new job listings. Visit www.tsps.org/networking to search current job listings.
More than 20 chapters are available around the state, each providing invaluable networking and education opportunities. Chapters meet regularly and host seminars with guest speakers to keep surveying professionals in the know of the latest trends, techniques and more. Visit www.tsps.org/chapters to find one close to you.
Stay in touch with the latest trends and topics through the two TSPS publications. The Texas Surveyor magazine (a bimonthly members only publication) is written by surveyors for surveyors and Metes & Bounds is a bimonthly e-newsletter filled with latest news and events. Visit www.tsps.org/publications to view archives.
The Texas Surveyors Foundation, Inc. (TSFI) was formed to ensure the future of the surveying profession through scholarship awards, support for education programs, and dissemination of beneficial information to the interested public. Visit www.tsps.org/tsfi to learn more.
TSPS works closely with members of the Texas Legislature to keep them informed on issues that affect you, the Texas Surveyor. Additionally, the political action committee, SurPAC, provides members with an avenue to donate towards maintaining a strong presence in the legislative process. Visit www.tsps.org/surpac to learn more and make a personal donation.
Advertising, Business Insurance, Education, Medical Insurance, Records/Documents, and Website Development/Branding are just a few of the partner relationships established by TSPS. Members can feel confident when engaging the services of a TSPS Affinity Partner. Visit www.tsps.org/affinity for more information.
Building awareness and promoting the surveying profession are a vital role of TSPS. Members have access to professional materials to aid in Awareness as well in Recruitment.
The TSPS website and mobile app provide user-friendly communication opportunities. Specific Fields of Practice Forums are available for members to network, share issues, problems encountered, solutions found, ask questions and connect to mentors from around the State. In an ever-changing environment, TSPS also actively communicates with its members through various social media channels. Follow us on:
Remember, there's a place for you at TSPS. Grow your personal career and empower the land surveying profession in Texas by joining today!
Online: Click here to join TSPS
Mail: Download the member application, fill out and mail to:
Fax: Download the member application, fill out and fax to the TSPS office 512-327-7872