Ethics, Code of Conduct, & Standards of Practice

This course will fulfill the mandatory 4 hours CPD but give 8 total credit hours (must attend the whole 8 hours). Instruction will include concepts; ethics; code of professional practice and conduct; standards of practice for professional land surveyors; minimum standards of practice for mortgage inspections in Kentucky

Jonathan Payne, PLS has served as a full time lecturer at Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering, and Technology within the recently formed Institute of Engineering since 2013. He teaches the surveying courses within the various engineering technology programs available. Courses taught by Jonathan include Plane Surveying, Geodetic Surveying, Route Surveying, Boundary Surveying, and Special Projects.  In order to remain rooted in the profession, Jonathan also continues his private practice specializing in Boundary Surveying; which has been in Cadiz Kentucky since 2000. Jonathan holds a Master’s of Science degree in Engineering Technology (1995) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology (1994) from Murray State University. In past years, he has served KAPS at a chapter level as the Jackson Purchase Chapter’s vice-chair and chair. At the state level, Jonathan has served as KAPS President Elect (2013) and KAPS President (2014) and has also volunteered on the conference committee and the BOL nominating committee.

Standards of Practice Booklet

Standards of Practice Course Materials