Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc.

Our Team

Our team leaders leverage their collective 56+ years of professional experience, the skills of our in-house staff, and the latest in technology resources to ensure the highest quality Land Surveying services with a constant focus on project goals, strategy, responsiveness and communication with the client. Northwest Surveying provides veteran expertise with a focus on personal service.

Our Team

Have You Met Our Team?

Jeromy M. DeMeyer

Professional Land Surveyor, LS# 50982, Survey Manager, GPS Technician
Professional Affiliations: Land Surveyors Association of Washington.

Jeromy is a 1995 graduate of Lynden High School and currently works as survey manager. He obtained his Land Surveyor in Training Certificate in 2011 and his Professional License in 2013. He has been employed full-time since June of 1995, and in 2013, he purchased the business. He serves as a hands-on, detailed-oriented mentor working alongside Brett and others in the areas of direct client contact, problem solving, estimating and preparing project scope and proposals, direction and supervision of field crews and technical staff, deed research, boundary analysis and computations, preparation of final plats, right-of-way maps, easement exhibits, legal descriptions and quality control reviews. Jeromy has a strong background and experience level in the collection of field data using both conventional (theodolite) and GPS (real time and Static) technologies, together with responsible charge to the day-to-day operations.


Mr. DeMeyer is a man of integrity and heart and is known as a straight-shooter. His structural thinking, punctuality and level-headed leadership style allows him to create an organized, disciplined and detail-oriented workplace culture. He is extremely client driven and strives for Northwest Surveying to be the best.

Brett DeVries

Professional Land Surveyor, LS# 49276, CAD Technician
Professional Affiliations: Land Surveyors Association of Washington.

Brett is a 1991 graduate of Lynden High School and Bellingham Technical College’s Surveying Technician program in 1994. He was employed here from 1998 to 2004 and again full-time since May, 2009.  Brett obtained his Land Surveyor in Training Certificate in 2005 and his Professional License in 2012. He also has a strong background and experience level in research, calculations and drafting with CAD.

Mr. DeVries is a brilliant, dedicated and respected member of our team. He brings to the table a style that is a perfect balance of completing the job done in a timely fashion all while maintaining the dignity of the product.

Dale L. Sharp

GPS Technician and Survey Party Chief
Dale is a 1978 graduate of Blaine High School. He has been employed full-time since May, 1990. He began work as a chain man and has advanced to instrument man & party chief. He is responsible for field survey calculations, implementation of field operations, field crew production and safety. Mr. Sharp is a dedicated member of our team with a strong work ethic. He also has an incredible eye for detail that our clients appreciate.

Ryan Dykstra

Instrument Person
Ryan is a 2001 graduate of Lynden High School and a 2003 graduate of the Bellingham Technical College’s Surveying Technician program. He obtained his Land Surveyor in Training Certificate in 2008. He has been working in the industry since 2003; is head chain person on our field crew and is responsible for field truck preparation as well as field data collection. Mr. Dykstra has a strong background in performing topographic surveys and construction layout. He has great communication skills, which plays a key role in client relations.

Dennis M. DeMeyer, P.L.S.

Professional Land Surveyor, LS# 21423
Professional Affiliations: Surveyors Historical Society & Board of Directors of the National Museum of Surveying.

Mr. DeMeyer is a lifelong resident of Whatcom County and has been surveying for over 44 years. Graduating from Ferndale High School in 1967 and Everett Community College with an Associate Degree in Forest Technology in 1969, he passed the land surveyor’s exam and received his surveyor’s license in 1983.

 

Mr. DeMeyer’s experience includes:

  • 1969 to 1974: Forest Technician; Bellingham Division of Georgia Pacific Corporation.
  • 1974 to 1983: Assistant Logging Engineer; Georgia Pacific Corp., Bellingham.
  • 1983 to 1988: Land Surveyor and Senior Logging Engineer for Georgia Pacific Corporation and owner/sole proprietor, Northwest Surveying, Lynden, WA.
  • 1984 to 2012: owner of Northwest Surveying & GPS in Lynden, WA.  Honored as the Washington StateSurveyor of the Year” by the Land Surveyors Association of Washington (L.S.A.W.), the only surveyor in Whatcom County to hold that distinction.  First of only two honorary United States Deputy Surveyors in the U.S. He retired to Blaine in 2012.

 

Mr. DeMeyer has been instrumental in the development of this team. He has mentored each member and passed down valuable knowledge. He will continue to provide his expertise in boundary surveying to this team as needed.

Heather Mussard

Office Manager and CAD Technician
Heather started at Northwest Surveying in 2015 as a CAD Technician and has added Office Manager duties to her repertoire. Heather is an invaluable team member and continues to learn and expand her skill set.

Chris Herron

Survey Technician
Chris spent one year at Bellingham Technical College for Geomatics and interned here in the summer of 2017, and was hired before returning to school.

Dylan Nicholson

Survey Technician
Dylan spent one year at Bellingham Technical College for Geomatics and interned here in the summer of 2018, and was hired before returning to school.

Kevin Berner

Survey Technician
Kevin joined Northwest Surveying in the summer of 2019, after moving from Idaho, and is a quick learner.

Organizational Chart

Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc. takes a hands-on approach to all projects. Since we are a small firm, we have a basic chart.

Jeromy DeMeyer
Owner/Manager

Denny DeMeyer
Boundary Consultant/Expert

Heather Mussard
CAD Technician, Office Manager

Dale Sharp
Field Crew

Chris Herron
Field Crew

Ryan Dykstra
Field Crew

Dylan Nicholson
Field Crew

Kevin Berner
Field Crew

Brett DeVries
CAD Technician

Why Should You Choose Us

Utilizes Latest Technology

We utilize the latest technology to provide a Incorporating state of the art computers and software in our office production.

37 Solid Years in Service

Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc. is a solid 37 years old local land surveying company committed to serving the people of Whatcom County.

3,300 Record of Surveys

3,300 Record of Surveys and over 250 Short Plats recorded in Whatcom County

About Us

About Us

Northwest Surveying & GPS Inc. is a full-service Land Surveying company founded on the premise and understanding that successful projects are the result of a strong and energized team led by clear communication and competent professionals and employees.

Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc. was founded by Denny DeMeyer in 1984. Denny is a lifelong (67 year) native of Whatcom County, graduating from Ferndale High School in 1967 and Everett Community College with an Associate Degree in Forest Technology in 1969. He passed the land surveyor’s exam and received his surveyor’s license in 1983. Denny is now retired and his son, Jeromy has purchased the company.

Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc. is a solid 37 year old local land surveying company committed to serving the people of Whatcom County with over 3300 Record of Surveys and over 250 Short Plats recorded in Whatcom County