About Glen Land Links Survey Education

Mr. Thurow has been a  licensed surveyor in New Mexico since 1991. Glen also is a Certified Federal Surveyor and currently serves as the CFedS Training Coordinator. He owns Land Links Consulting Service, a survey/GIS educational development firm in Albuquerque, NM. Before his current position, Glen was vice president for Geographic Coordinate Data Base development at Premier Geospatial, Inc. He oversaw projects in the development of the Cadastral National Spatial Data Infrastructure. Glen has also taught surveying and Geographic Information Systems courses at the Central New Mexico Community College and is a former chair of the Surveying Engineering Industrial Advisory Committee to the surveying program at New Mexico State University.

 He is a past president of the New Mexico Professional Surveyors and was honored as the NM Surveyor of the Year in 2003. He served as the state lobbyist for NMPS from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Thurow was also the NSPS governor for New Mexico from 2009 to 2014. He was one of the founding directors of the New Mexico Professional Surveyors Educational Foundation. He was appointed to the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors in 2013. Glen served on the NCEES Examination Professional Surveying Committee and is a past member of the NCEES Law Enforcement and Education Committees. He is currently an Emeritus Member of the New Board of Licensure.