Board Appoints New Deputy Director

Welcome BRPELS’ new Deputy Director, Rich Larson, PLS. The Board is excited to have a Professional Land Surveyor on staff and many of you may already know Rich. He has been licensed since 1979 and worked in the industry for nearly 55 years. He was named LSAW Surveyor of the Year in 1990 and owned Larson & Associates Land Surveyors and Engineers, Inc. in Tacoma for 35 years. He also spent 18 years writing questions for and grading Washington’s state specific PLS exam.

Rich lives in Olympia with his wife of 49 years. They have one daughter and enjoy fishing and music.

We’re pleased to have someone with Rich’s vast wealth of knowledge and experience joining the team! Please feel free to reach out to him at or (360) 742-7689.