Adjunct Professor, Geomatics
J.N. “Jack” Breed, PLS (Florida PSM License 4089 earned in 1984) brings 42 years of diverse private sector experience to our UF Geomatics Team, serving as the Adjunct Professor for SUR4403 Cadastral Principles, and SUR4430 Surveying and Mapping Practice. In addition to serving on our Faculty since 2010, Mr. Breed is active in our Program’s Advisory Committee, and our School’s FFGS Advisory Board. As a Past President and Life Member of the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society, he currently serves as the Chairman of the Florida Land Surveyors PAC, the FSMS Legislative Committee, the FSMS Legal Committee, and a member of the Florida Surveying and Mapping Council. His private sector career continues in his role as the Senior Client Services Manager for CivilSurv Design Group, Inc., Florida’s premiere Surveying and Mapping, Engineering, Planning and Construction Management firm. Mr. Breed’s experience has included leading all phases of infrastructure planning and development in Surveying and Mapping, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Planning, Design, Agency Permitting, and Construction Management. His career has focused on Public Infrastructure projects. As a Professional Surveyor and Mapper, he has been responsible for route/right-of-way, sectional retracement, boundary, construction, topographic, hydrographic and geodetic control surveys for roadways, electric transmission lines, transportation projects, land acquisition / conservation projects, watershed modeling, and commercial and residential developments. Mr. Breed’s credentials as an Educator combined with his expertise in resolution of complex boundary and title problems has established him as an Expert Witness throughout the State of Florida, particularly in eminent domain proceedings and professional practices issues.