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Chazen Continues to Expand in Poughkeepsie

Chazen is pleased to welcome two new additions to its growing Land Surveying team to the Hudson Valley office located at 21 Fox Street in Poughkeepsie.

Mark Melvin has joined Chazen as a Survey Technician. Melvin graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a B.A. in Geography and Minor in History. Prior to joining Chazen, he was a Geographic Information Systems Intern for Mohonk Preserve in New Paltz where he was responsible for trail and boundaries management and GIS data collection. Melvin lives in Hopewell Junction.

Eric Mathe has joined the company as a Survey Crew Chief. Mathe graduated from the State College of Florida with an A.A. degree. Previously, he worked for Brewer Surveying as a Crew Chief where he completed boundary and topographic surveys in Phoenicia. He resides in Kingston.

“We are excited to welcome Mark and Eric to Chazen” said Jason Tommell, PLS, Director, Land Surveying, The Chazen Companies. “Chazen’s Land Surveying department has grown tremendously, and we are excited about what they can contribute to the team”.

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