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County Names New Surveyor

County Executive Office - Press Release

March 16, 2004

Contact: Diane Thomas
300 N. Flower Street
Santa Ana, California
Telephone: (714) 834-2300
Fax: (714) 834-5188
Resources & Development Management Department

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4048
Santa Ana, California 92702-4048

County Names New Surveyor

(Santa Ana, CA) - The Orange County Board of Supervisors has appointed Raymond Mathe to the position of County Surveyor as part of the Resources and Development Management Department (RDMD). Mathe is a Professional Land Surveyor with 22 years of experience in government, cadastral and geodetic surveying. The appointment is effective April 8.

The County Surveyor manages a team of 104 employees and oversees several units including Geographic Information Systems, Subdivision Map Checking/Records, Field Survey, Topographic Mapping, and Contract Administration. This position will also manage geomatics/land information systems using cutting-edge technology placing Orange County among the leaders in future digital technology in surveying.

Mathe has worked for the County of Riverside as Deputy County Surveyor and for the City of Chino Hills as City Surveyor. Most recently, he was a senior associate at RBF Consulting. Mathe has 14 years experience as a California Professional Land Surveyor. He has a bachelor’s degree in workforce education, training and development from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and an associate degree in applied science in surveying from Riverside Community College.

Mathe served as president of the California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA) in 2003.

"Mr. Mathe will bring an excellent mix of county, city, and private consulting experience to lead what is already recognized as one of very best Survey Department staffs in the State, said Bryan Speegle, Director, Resources and Development Management Department. I look forward to Raymond's help in leading the department into the 21st Century."