Resume

Education

MA, GIS for Development & Environment, 2009
Clark Univ. (Massachusetts)

BS, Geographic Science, 2005
James Madison Univ. (Virginia)

Work

GIS Developer
Vulcan Technology, 2014 - present

  • supporting conservation tech projects including Great Elephant Census and Domain Awareness System with my geospatial data management, analysis, and visualization expertise

Principal Consultant
Earth Logic LLC, 2014 - present

GIS Coordinator
Wildlife Conservation Society - DR Congo program, 2009 - 2013

Skills

desktop GIS/visualization software

  • ArcGIS
  • QGIS
  • Tableau

Web-mapping

  • Mapbox Studio
  • MapboxJS / Mapbox GL JS
  • LeafletJS

Spatial databases

  • PostGIS (PostgreSQL)
  • GeoPackages / Spatialite (SQLite)
  • ArcGIS Enterprise & File Geodatabases

Programming / Scripting

  • command line utilities (bash, cmd)
  • Python
  • GDAL / OGR
  • JavaScript
  • Git / GitHub / version control

Open data platforms

  • OpenStreetMap editing (JOSM, iD)
    • coordinated 20 corporate mapathons (through April 5, 2018)
  • Google Earth Engine JavaScript & Python APIs
  • OpenDataKit (ODK) Collect
  • Ushahidi deployment support

Web development

  • GitHub pages
  • JavaScript / Markdown
  • WordPress

Languages spoken

  • conversant in French
  • basic Swahili

Geographic experience

  • United States: northeast, mid-Atlantic, southeast, Pacific northwest
  • central Africa (DR Congo, Congo)
  • east Africa (Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya)