Character Spotlight ‘BRPELS’

Introducing our latest character to add to the GKiS family… here’s “Bigfoot’s Bio”:

  1. Company Name –

State of Washington, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors (BRPELS)

  1. Location –

Washington State, Olympia (in the woods, usually!)

  1. Why is it important for your company to help Get Kids into Survey?

Our agency helps grow our profession and promote professional licensing for surveyors.

We help kids who love the outdoors and technology, have fun learning about surveying.

  1. What do you do?

I roam the Northwest woods, searching for missing or buried survey monuments, measuring distances and mapping hills and valleys.

  1. How long have you been in the survey industry?

About five years, but my family has been surveying about 10 million years.

  1. How did you end up getting into the geospatial industry?

I already love the outdoors, math and learning new things. Now, this great technology makes it even more accurate and it’s fun!

  1. State a funny fact about you…

I’m the reigning hide and seek world champion!

(It helps I don’t like getting my picture taken)

  1. Favorite piece of equipment and why?

The data collector because it does the math for me!

  1. Your website:

  1. How did you choose the character and what does he/she/it represent? Mean to you? What’s his/her name?

Bigfoot represents the Northwest, the outdoors and FUN!

 And Bigfoot’s name?


(the name was probably the hardest part – it was a group effort)