31 year career at the National Geodetic Survey. In Late 2016 I became the NGS Mid Atlantic Regional Advisor. The region spans coastal states Delaware south to Georgia and Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Previously,(2005-2016) served as the NGS NC State Advisor , 1986-2005 part of the NGS Survey teams participating in Leveling, GPS surveys, and Airport Charting. Undergrad was at North Dakota State University in Electrical Engineering and Music Education. Additional undergrad studies in Geomatics at the Oregon Institute of Technology. GIS Certificate from Penn State University.