Penn State's Online Geospatial Education Advisory Board provides an annual evaluation of the MGIS degree and our geospatial education certificate programs. The Advisory Board also provides strategic advice on how the programs can best respond to the needs of geospatial professionals and society.
External Advisory Board Members
Mamata Akella, Head of Cartography, CARTO
Christopher Cappelli, Director of Strategic Business Development, Esri
Robert Cheetham, President, Azavea
Chris Goranson, Distinguished Service Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Susan Kalweit, Director of Analysis, NGA
David Nale, President/CEO, eMap International
Linda Ratsep, Vice President, Ratsep Group
Rebecca Somers, President, Somers St. Clair
Paul Schneider, Economic Development Engineer, Georgia Power.
Adena Schutzberg, Founder, ABS Consulting Group, Inc.
Penn State Advisory Board Members
Robert Brooks, Professor Emeritus, Geography
Frederico Fonseca, Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
Stephen Matthews, Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Demography
Kelleann Foster, Professor, Landscape Architecture