Minnesota Statute § 389.011 requires the County Board to appoint a County Surveyor.
The County Administrator recommends that Chris Mavis be re-appointed to a four-year term as the Hennepin County Surveyor effective July 1, 2018.
Mr. Mavis holds a license as a Minnesota Land Surveyor. He has a Bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University and a Master of Geographic Information Science degree from the University of Minnesota.
Mr. Mavis has served as the County Surveyor since July 1, 2014. Prior to Hennepin County, Mr. Mavis held a variety of Land Surveying and GIS positions in both public and private organizations.
Mr. Mavis is currently the President of the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors. He is a member of the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors Chapter 6, a member and past president of the Capitol Area Land Surveyor’s Association, a member of the Minnesota Association of County Surveyors, and a member of the Minnesota Geospatial Advisory Council. Mr. Mavis successfully completed Hennepin County’s Leadership Academy in 2016.