KAMP Executive Board: L-R, Meghan Dunn, President; Michelle Bough, Director; Louis Hill, President Elect; Vince DiNoto, Director; David Siskin, Secretary; Lane Hartman, Director; Angela Scott, Treasurer; Stephen Chino, Director; Tim Fields, Director; Lance Morris, Past President (Not pictured: Jennifer Miller, Director)
KAMP Executive Board
Meghan Dunn, President Meghan Dunn, GISP, CFM is a GIS Specialist for AECOM in Louisville, Kentucky. Her areas of expertise include: development and management of geospatial data for spatial analysis and modeling, FEMA Risk MAP Production and Post-Preliminary Program Management, (MS4) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems – GIS assistance for Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination, and Public Education and Outreach. Meghan was in the first GIS class at Jeffersontown High School, earned a B.S. in Geography from the University of Louisville (2008), and joined AECOM in 2010.
Louis Hill, President-Elect Louis Hill, AICP, GISP has been working in the GIS field for 14 years, and with LINK-GIS/PDS since 2014. Louis’ primary responsibility is to assist with the use of GIS in planning activities and topics of community importance, including supporting the comprehensive planning implementation efforts of PDS, and other LINK-GIS project initiatives such as NKYmapLAB. Louis has a strong interest in cartography, and has received a number of awards for cartographic achievements throughout his career. Louis earned his Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from Ball State University, and his M.S. in Information & Communication Sciences from Ball State University. Louis earned his AICP certification in 2004 and his GISP certification in 2008. Louis’ primary interest in serving on the KAMP Executive Board is to further advance the scholarship offerings and options available through KAMP.
Angela Scott, Treasurer Angela Scott is a Terrain Engineer with Trideum. She is currently supporting the US Army. Her duties include building 2-Deminsional and 3-Deminsional virtual terrain databases and supporting GIS analysis. Angela has been working in modeling and simulation for over 10 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography with a second major in Geology from Indiana University.
Angela joined KAMP in 2010. She has served as a board member, president-elect and president and past-president on the KAMP Executive Board. Angela has served on multiple committees but most recently has chaired the Budget and Audit committee from 2014-2016. Angela is grateful for the nomination to return to the KAMP Executive Board as Treasurer and looks forward to continuing service to KAMP.
David Siskin, Secretary David is the MGIS Support Specialist with Precision Products. He has been with the company since December of 2014. David graduated from the University of Arizona with a BA in Geography, and emphasized on Cartography and Regional Development courses while there. He is a Trimble Certified Trainer on Terrasync Field Software and GPS Pathfinder Office Software. David is excited to see the GIS/GPS field grow with the influx of mobile devices capable of collecting data in the field via mobile apps as well as the growth in UAV technology.
Lance Morris, Past President Lance holds a Master of Science Degree in Geography from Murray State University, a B.S. Degree in Geosciences from M.S.U., and an A.S. Degree in Petroleum Technology. He currently serves on the KAMP Education / Professional Development committee, the Awards committee, and is running for the 2014-2015 KAMP President elect office. Lance has been working with the City of Owensboro and Daviess County GIS Consortium for 13 years; he is an active Search and Rescue member for Daviess County and is a committee member for the Green River Area Downs Syndrome Association. His goals as President are to locate our State conferences throughout the state and to see absentee voting implemented at KAMP.
Vince DiNoto, Director, 2-year term Vince DiNoto, is a Professor and Dean at Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville. He is the Director of the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence (GeoTech) a National Science Foundation funded center. He has been involved with the educational geospatial community for a number of years, which has resulted in the GeoEd Conference and has four times been the Mentor for the American Association of Community College in GIS. His degrees are from Indiana State University and he has received numerous grants. His research interests include Thermal Imagery, Field Data Collection, historical and civil war battlefield mapping, and the pedagogy of teaching and learning. He most recently authored a publication on the Two Great Armories and classes in Python and Web Mapping. His most recent award was the Hi TEC National Innovative Program Award.
Michelle Bough, Director, 2-year term Michelle graduated from the University of Louisville in 2000 with a BA in Geography. Michelle has 16 years of GIS and data analysis experience. At Stantec, Michelle serves in the role of Senior GIS Analyst, and her responsibilities include assisting internal and external clients in data management, analysis, and creating solutions to their needs using GIS. Michelle has had the opportunity to work on projects ranging from property inventory, floodplain management, environmental analysis, and dam stability analysis. She has been a member of KAMP since 2013, and was previously a member from 2006 to 2010. Michelle looks forward to the opportunity to assist and give back to the GIS community by serving on the KAMP Executive Board.
Jennifer Miller, Director, 2-year term Jennifer M. Miller obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Kentucky in 1997 and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Master of Science in Geology in 2007. She is currently employed as an Environmental Scientist IV by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Division of Water. She completes reviews of the coal mine outfalls and inspection data and issues reports to the facilities. She has been employed with the Commonwealth as a Geologist, Inspector and currently Environmental Scientist since 1999 with experience in Underground Storage Tanks, Hazardous Waste, Superfund, Oil and Gas and Water. While attending the University of Kentucky she took GIS courses and in 1996 obtained GIS experience while working part time as a student at the Kentucky Geological Survey in the Hydrocarbon and Mapping Section completing Digital Maps and other projects. She was elected Secretary of the Indiana Kentucky Geological Society in 2015.
Tim Fields, Director, 1-year term Tim Fields has 24 years of experience in mapping and computer systems in multiple disciplines, including PVA, 911, and Emergency Management. For the past 9 years his position with CDP/MapSync as project lead, R&D, and solution implementation, has allowed him to use his expertise to bridge the gap between consultant and consumer, resulting in a more efficient work environment. He remains the IT Administrator for both the Pike and Floyd county PVA offices. Tim also works in the field on all disaster relief efforts in Pike and Floyd counties, where he is joined by his son, Cory, who has been a member of the EM team for the past 7 years. He has been an active member of KAMP since its inception in 2003. In his free time, Tim enjoys restoring furniture and antique cars and working with tourism to promote legal drag racing.
Lane Hartman, Director, 1-year term Lane Hartman has 14 years of experience in Civil Engineering Drafting and Design and 8 years of experience in GIS consulting. In 2013 he started his own consulting firm, Hartman Spatial Data Consulting, where he is using his experience in the planning, design and utility fields to develop desktop, mobile, and online applications to help others simplify and understand their geospatial data. Lane has been a member of KAMP since 2009 and has served on the conference planning committee for the past 5 years. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their five children and fishing.
Stephen Chino, Director, 1-year term Stephen C. Chino, Jr., PLS is GIS Manager for the city of Paducah and has been involved with GIS/GPS/geomatics work and projects for 19 years. He became a licensed Kentucky Land Surveyor in 2008.
Duties with the City include:
• Administration of the MAP~GIS consortium enterprise system (http://map-gis.org)
• Administration and maintenance of all GIS hardware and software including servers
• Creating and maintaining thematic maps using ESRI software in an ArcSDE environment
• Developing new department specific GIS applications for consortium members
• Designing , testing and implementing GIS-based web and desktop applications
• Providing support and training to all consortium members and their employees