Wisconsin Geospatial News

Staffing news from around the state

AARON FORD joined R.A. Smith & Associates on June 27 as a GIS Technical Manager. Aaron was previously with SDI, Chicago, where he worked in several areas of public safety and emergency management, notably for the City of Chicago.

ERIC FOWLER is now the Milwaukee GIS Manager for Patrick Engineering. Eric will coordinate the GIS efforts of Patrick’s Milwaukee office, working closely with the company’s Madison and Illinois locations to continue their expansion into the GIS market in the region. Eric was formerly a GIS project manager with R.A. Smith & Associates in Brookfield.

LISA MORRISON has accepted a position at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection as their GIS Coordinator. She was formerly the Data Architect and ArcSDE administrator for the WI Department of Natural Resources.

STEVE WALKER will be the GIS Server Administrator for the WI Department of Natural Resources. He will lead the implementation and maintenance of the DNR’s server-based GIS initiatives, including ArcIMS and ArcGIS Server. Steve will transfer into his new position from the DNR Technical Services section.

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