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About Us
Phelps & Associates is comprised of dedicated people...

Fred M. Phelps  LS 4483, Owner

Fred Phelps, owner and licensed land surveyor, oversees all functions of the firm.  He began his surveying career in 1971, after receiving a B.A. from Sonoma State University.  Fred began private practice in 1977, forming Brunner-Phelps & Associates.  The corporate name and structure of his practice changed to Fred M. Phelps & Associates, Inc. in 1980.

With over 45 years of expertise in land surveying, Fred has served as an expert witness in over a dozen court cases for clients engaged in litigation concerning their property.


Joe Hughes  LS 8992, Project Manager

Joe's passion for land surveying began in high school.  He sailed through the surveying program at the Santa Rosa Junior College and began working for Phelps & Associates in 1999.  Joe is the resident technology expert from GPS to AutoCAD. 


Dave Krinard, Technician


David has been at Phelps since 2001.  A graduate of the Santa Rosa Junior College surveying progam and great AutoCAD technician.


 Bill Galloway, Field Crew

Bill has been working at Phelps for over 25 years.  He has extensive experience as a Party Chief in the field and is excellent at communicating with clients.


Steve Mannweiler, Draftsman


Diane Phelps, Office Manager

Working alongside Fred since 1977, Diane is the woman in charge and is other wise known as the "Supreme Commander."  Diane manages the billing and filing systems, and keeps the place organized and running smoothly.  She is also one of the nicest people you will ever meet.