University of Minnesota
Master of Geographic Information Science

Master of Geographic Information Science

Advisory Board

The MGIS program has had an Advisory Board since 2000. The role of the Advisory Board is to provide the MGIS Program with advice and recommendations on how well it is educating its students to meet market demands in a quickly changing profession. It is composed of highly experienced GIS professionals from government, private and non-profit sectors and also includes an alumna of the program.

2015-16 Advisory Board Members:
Sherry Coatney Project Manager, Intergraph Corporation
Pat Cummens Midwest Regional Office, Esri
Jessica Deegan GIS Coordinator/Research Specialist, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
David DiBiase Director of Education, Esri
Chris Hedlund GIS Project Manager, Best Buy Corporation
Randy Knippel GIS Manager, Dakota County Office of GIS
Robert Maki Chief Information Officer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Howard Veregin Wisconsin State Cartographer