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GISCorps is run by a Core Committee of up to 9 members who e-meet monthly but communicate daily.

This is the story of a purely volunteer effort based only on passionate and intense long night hours and weekends outside of our daily domestic and work responsibilities. These efforts have been fun, challenging and stimulating. We would not trade them for the world. We believe this is the story of an idea that was acted upon to better the world.

Current Core Committee

Shoreh Elhami, Founder

GISP, Citywide GIS Manager - Enterprise Data Architect, City of Columbus, OH, URISA Board of Directors 2004-2007

Dianne Haley

GISP, CEO, DMH GIS Consulting, Calgary, Alberta. URISA President 2005

David Hansen

GISP, Volunteer with American Red Cross, GIS Search and Rescue (GISSAR), GISCorps, Service with GISCI committees and past President of Board (2010-2012).
Allen Ibaugh

Allen Ibaugh

AICP, GISP, President and CEO, Data Transfer Solution, Orlando, FL, URISA Board of Directors 2003-2006, URISA President 2013

Carol Kraemer, Chair

GISP, Gainesville State College (GSC)/Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis (IESA), Oakwood, GA
Wincy Poon

Wincy Poon

GISP, GIS Coordinator, City of Hinesville, Georgia, GISCorps volunteer & URISA member since 2016

German Whitley

GISP, Wildfire GIS Specialist, Corvallis, Oregon, GISCorps member & volunteer since 2010
Troy Wirth

Troy Wirth

MGIS, GIS Specialist, Boulder City, NV, GISCorps Volunteer since 2016
Leslie Zolman

Leslie Zolman, Co-Chair

GISP, GIS Consultant with the World Health Organization Polio Division, Horn of Africa , GISCorps volunteer & URISA member since 2009

GIS Administrative Assistant

Holly Torpey

M.S. in GIST, URISA member, volunteer with GISCorps, Standby Task Force, and Long Beach, California

Past Core Committee Members

  • David Litke, GIS Section Chief/Hydrologist, Colorado Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado (retired)
  • Mark J. Salling, Ph.D., GISP, Director, Northern Ohio Data & Information Service (NODIS) College Fellow, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. URISA Board of Directors 2003-2005
  • Heather Milton, GISP, Senior GIS Specialist, URS St Louis MO, GISCorps Member & Volunteer since 2004
  • Carol Kraemer, GIS Specialist, Tennessee Department of Transportation
  • Cindy Braddock, Business Analyst/GIS Manager, Boulder County Assessor’s Office, Boulder, CO, URISA Board of Directors 2008-2010
  • Ray DeLeon, Senior Project Manager, HJW GeoSpatial, Oakland, CA, GISCorps Member & Volunteer since 2004
  • Ingrid Bruce, GIS/Special Districts Manager, City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, URISA Board of Directors 2005-2008
  • Co-founder: Juna Papajorgji, Ph.D., Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Florida. URISA Board of Directors 2007-2009
  • Co-founder: Martha Lombard, URISA President 2003. Spatial Focus, Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Co-founder: Ed Wells, URISA President 2007. CTO, Washington DC
  • Kevin Sato, Utah
  • Frank Chang, Nevada
  • Tom Conry, Virginia
  • Sanjiv Gandhi, Florida
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