Professional Development Committee


Committee Participants

  • Melissa Albino Hegeman, NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation, Co-chair
  • Leticia  Vasquez, Hunter College, Co-chair
  • Amanda Beck, SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Emily A. Fogarty, Farmingdale State College – SUNY
  • Seth Frame, Tyler Technologies
  • Carlos Marin, Hunter College
  • Joseph Paccione, Lehman College CUNY
  • Erika Poulsen, NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Tao Tang, SUNY Buffalo


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
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