Dr. Sue Swanson appointed Wisconsin State Geologist

Dr. Sue Swanson was recently appointed Wisconsin State Geologist and Director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.

Elza receives WLIA Emerging Leader Award

Hayden Elza, GIS Developer with the State Cartographer’s Office, was honored with an Emerging Leader Award at the 2023 Wisconsin Land Information Association Annual Conference.

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Remembering Frank Thousand

We are deeply saddened to learn of the November 3rd, 2022 death of Francis “Frank” Thousand. Frank served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) from 2007 until June of 2022 …

Congratulations to SCO intern Abbie Bruederle, recipient of 2021 Damon Anderson Scholarship

Abbie started working for the SCO in September 2021.

Nienow Promoted to Manager of Aerial Mapping

Congratulations to Zachary Nienow, GISP, for being named Ayres’ new manager of Aerial Mapping.

Krueger Promoted to Vice President of Ayres Geospatial Division

Krueger is a certified photogrammetrist and GIS professional who joined Ayres in 2007 as a project manager.

Al Miller leaves behind a legacy of service

Our community recently lost another land information pioneer, Mr. Allen H. Miller.  Al passed away on November 11th at Agrace HospiceCare in the Madison area.

Land information community mourns the loss of D. David Moyer

We learned Wednesday of the passing of Dr. D. David Moyer, a true pioneer in our field.

Ayres Associates Names VP of Geospatial Services

Engineering and architecture consulting firm Ayres Associates has named Jason Ingram, PLS, vice president of its geospatial division, which provides land survey and aerial mapping services.