DuMez honored by Brown Co. Home Builders for LiDAR project

Jeff DuMez, GIS/LIO coordinator for the Brown County Planning and Land Services Department, was recently recognized by the Brown County Home Builders Association for Brown County’s 2010 LiDAR project.

Wisconsinites honored by ESRI

Mapping Specialists, Ltd. and the City of Marshfield both received Special Achievement in GIS awards at the 2010 ESRI International User Conference in San Diego.

Mickelson moves to OCI

Erik Mickelson, formerly with the DOA Geographic Information Office, recently started in a new position at the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance.

Mockert joins GeoDecisions

Former Wisconsin GIO takes on new role as a senior business development manager with GeoDecisions in Madison.

Halfen honored by UW-Eau Claire

Fred Halfen, Vice President of Ayres Associates and a longtime advocate for the Wisconsin geospatial community, receives a Lifetime Excellence Award from his alma mater.

Greetings from the new State Cartographer

Join us in welcoming new State Cartographer Howard Veregin to Wisconsin!

Veregin named State Cartographer

Former University of Minnesota Professor, and GIS Division lead at Rand McNally to take the helm of the State Cartographer’s Office.

Looking Forward – Part Two

In Part Two of this series, retiring State Cartographer Ted Koch challenges the Wisconsin geospatial community to stay the course, and tackle the issues that may seem daunting.

Looking Back – Part One

Retiring State Cartographer Ted Koch reflects on the last 18 years, describes where he thinks things are headed, and what it will take to get there.

Koch retirement reception set for June 19th

Join us at the Lowell Center on the UW-Madison campus to send retiring State Cartographer Ted Koch off in style.