Rod began teaching at Southeast Tech in 1986. He has a master’s degree in Career Technical Education with an emphasis in land surveying from South Dakota State University and is a Professional Land Surveyor in the state of South Dakota.
Along with his years of surveying experience in the industry, he is a former Co-Owner of Dakota Land Surveying Inc., Past President of the South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors, Owner of RB Land Surveying LLC and has received the Outstanding Contribution to the South Dakota Land Surveying Profession.
Rod was honored as the ATEA’s Outstanding Technical Educator for the Northern Plains Region in 1992 and in 2006 and Southeast Tech’s Teacher of the Year in 2004.
“I believe in stressing the fundamentals. This gives the student a strong foundation
and a platform to build new knowledge upon. My style is more of a student/coaching
approach by providing an atmosphere of learning with everyday real world industry
conditions and situations.
Rod’s interests include anything outdoors including golfing and year-around fishing.
Education: MEd, South Dakota State University; BS, South Dakota State University; AAS, University of South Dakota/Springfield; Professional Land Surveyor