Wisconsin Geospatial News

Geospatial One-Stop Director Announced

Hank Garie from New Jersey is the new Geospatial One-Stop Program Director. That program is one of 24 Federal electronic-government initiatives sponsored by the Office of Management and Budget. The objective of Geospatial One-Stop is to provide improved utility of and access to data collected by all levels of government; to expand partnerships among Federal, State, and local governments; and to reduce duplication and save money.

Garie has over 16 years experience in building and coordinating GIS in New Jersey State government and local communities. For the past 4 years, he has been serving as the New Jersey State GIS Coordinator, directing a program that promotes the use of GIS technology and development of statewide spatial data resources.

He is a past president of the National State Geographic Information Council (NSGIC), an organization of States committed to efficient and effective government through the adoption of geographic information technology.

To learn more visit Geospatial One-Stop

Source: Federal Geographic Data Committee