Solving problems one technical snafu at a time.
Appalachian State University
Geography , Geography
December 2006 - December 2006
Anthropology , Anthropology
May 2000 - May 2000
GIS Lab Manager
Appalachian State University , Boone
July 2008 - January 2012
Responsibilities include managing the GIS and Image Processing Lab as well as student workers. Administrating network servers located in the department and across campus. Maintaining a geospatial database via SQL and SDE for university use as well as collaborating with I.T. specialist across campus to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues within the department (email, web content, software, hardware, etc). Updating software, re-imaging computers, and replacing hardware throughout the department as needed.
Course Taught with Lab Component
GHY/PLN 2812 – Geospatial Data and Technology
Course topics include Global Positioning Systems, Geographic Information Systems, data management, remote sensing, and lab procedures.