Wayne Hunt, President

Mr. Hunt has over 29 years of surveying experience. He started out with FSI Design Group, and worked at both their Fort Washington and North Beach Offices.  During this time, he was entrusted with some of the firm's most difficult projects, and led the firm's Survey Department into the new era of computer-aided drafting and design. 

During his career he has worked as an instrument man, Party Chief, Survey Technician, and Survey Branch Manager. He has been responsible for performing all design tasks of projects from start to finish; this includes surveying, forest conservation, wetlands and environmental issues, land planning, site engineering, record plats, and agency review coordination.

He received his Professional Land Surveyor Registration in 2001 from the State of Maryland.  In November 2002, after 19 years with FSI Design Group, Day & Associates, and D.H. Steffens Co., he joined the firm of Little Silences Rest, Inc.

Steve Vaughan, Professional Land Surveyor, Vice President

As a Surveying Project Manager, Steve maintains the latest electronic equipment, including GPS and a robotic station, to gather field information for LSR.  Steve is qualified by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to conduct forest stand delineations and prepare forest conservation plans, which are essential in developing methods to protect plant and wildlife habitats in sensitive areas.  Steve is also certified in conducting non-tidal wetlands delineations according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers specifications, and preparing wetland permits and critical area reports resulting from these studies.

A Frostburg State University graduate with a degree in wildlife management, Steve is an avid outdoorsman, who has helped survey animal populations and provide environmental education in Calvert and St. Mary's counties.  He has also been involved with the Monitoring Aviation Population Success (MAPS) breeding bird study and the Bird Air Strike Hazard (BASH) program at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

Gene Burroughs, Civil Engineering Designer

Mr. Burroughs has over 30 years of Planning and Design of Commercial, residential and institutional developments. He received his drafting certificate in 1984 and his associates of Science in Engineering in 1995 from the College of Southern Maryland.
During his career he spent five years with the St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works as a drafter and plans review.

He then joined the firm of N G & O Engineering where for the next twenty-five years he was responsible for elements of design which include land planning, site development plans, preliminary plans, major and minor subdivision plans, road design, grading, sediment and erosion control plans, forest stand delineation and forest conservation plans, storm drain design, water and sewer design, landscaping and some stormwater management design.

He recently joined the firm where he is currently serving as an Engineering Project Manager.