Curtis Pulford, Coordinator of the Geographic Information Systems Unit at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, will take the reigns as Wisconsin’s new Geographic Information Officer effective December 23.
According to the announcement from Oskar Anderson, state Chief Information Officer:
"It is my pleasure to announce that Curtis Pulford has accepted the position as Geographic Information Officer (GIO). Curtis comes to DET after working for 10 years at DOT to guide their GIS development and implement an impressive GIS operation and support team. Curtis will work closely with agencies and staff in planning, implementing and promoting GIS implementation for the state."
Prior to DOT Curt worked for Pima County in Tucson, Arizona, on the Interactive Mapping and Automated Geographic Information Network (IMAGIN) Project and then in the Engineering and Geographic Information System (EGIS) Department as a database administrator, GIS cartographer and GIS analyst.