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, Senior Cartographer, CARTO
Christopher Cappelli, Director of Sales, Esri
Robert Cheetham, President, Azavea
Chris Goranson, Engagement Manager, 18F + GSA
Susan Kalweit, 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.
Greg Smith, Chief Scientist, NGA (Retired)
Penn State Advisory Board Members
Robert Brooks, Professor, Geography
Frederico Fonseca, Director, Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) and Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
Alex Klippel, Associate Professor, Geography
Stephen Matthews, Professor, Sociology
Kelleann Foster, Professor, Landscape Architecture