Professional Development Committee

Professional Development Committee

Committee Participants

  • Melissa Albino Hegeman, NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation, Chair
  • Seth Frame, Tyler Technologies
  • Joseph Paccione, Lehman College CUNY
  • Tao Tang, SUNY Buffalo
  • Erika Poulsen, NYC Dept of Health
  • Jim Zollweg, SUNY Brockport



Provide training, guidance, and assistance to the members of the NYS GIS Association at all levels of expertise in an effort to further their knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the many geospatial technologies and solutions that are available.

Committee Goals

  • Host GIS related Webinars for NYS GIS Association members to support Association service outreach efforts
  • Maintain the presented webinar pages on the NYS GIS Association website and YouTube