Mission & History

Nov 28, 2006 at 12:05 pm by staff


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The Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS) is dedicated to preserve and promote the education and advancement of the profession.


The Objectives of TAPS

  • To promote surveying as a profession.
  • To define conduct for surveyors.
  • To promote higher education levels and continuing education programs for all surveyors.
  • To promote high standards of practice applicable to the surveying profession.
  • To increase the public knowledge of the value of professional surveying through ethical public relations.
  • To unite all qualified surveyors of the state in one organization.
  • To assist well-qualified and properly motivated young people in obtaining education and experience necessary to become Licensed Surveyors.

Surveyors' Creed As a Professional Surveyor, I dedicate my professional knowledge and skill to the advancement and betterment of human welfare. I pledge:

  • To give the utmost of performance;
  • To participate in none but honest enterprise;
  • To live and work according to the laws of man and the highest standards professional conduct;
  • To place service before profit, the honor and standing of the profession before personal advantage, and the public welfare above all other considerations.

In humility and with need for Divine Guidance, I make this pledge.


If you should need to write us, our mailing address is: Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors 607 Due West Avenue West, Suite 96 Madison, TN. 37115 Phone: 615.860.9311 FAX: 615.860.7177 TAPS