List of nominees for the two At Large positions:
Cast your vote to select two nominees to serve on ORURISA Board in two vacant at large positions. Click here to VOTE.
Nominee names and their skills, knowledge and experience:
|Diego Portillo||I have over 20 years of experience in the GIS industry. Starting as an entry-level GIS Technician creating and editing coverages, and gaining experience as an analyst, developer, and consultant, to implement and manage GIS teams and Enterprise deployments. I am currently the GIS Manager for the City of Vancouver Public Works department, I spend seven years prior in the water utility industry (at Denver Water) and ten years prior in the electric utility industry (at United Power).
With my extensive experience and strong technical background, I have a good understanding of what can be done and how it can be done. I can provide hands-on guidance to all type of users, and show leadership by doing and by example. I keep the long term plans and vision in perspective and align projects and tasks accordingly. My experience successfully leading teams and completing all types of projects gives me the expertise to provide effective leadership and guidance.
I have been a GIS Professional in the Oregon/Washington area since 1998 and I am passionate about promoting GIS services and technology. I'm interested in making GIS technology and resources accessible to people.
|Erick Caceres||Although generally newer to the GIS industry, I believe that my 16 years of quality assurance leadership that has been utilized by numerous companies within numerous different technological industries from video games to video encoding and now GIS applications, would be a welcomed and much needed viewpoint. I believe that quality assurance and testing should become a bigger piece to this industry and normalized to bring a higher level of quality and resiliency to the GIS world. This could bring even more value and attention to this industry. I have fallen in love with the GIS space and am eager and willing to begin investing more of my time, energy and testing knowledge to others in their careers and navigation through the geo space.|
|Tiffany Turo||I have been working professionally in GIS field for 20 years, and I currently work for an electrical cooperative. The utility industry should be represented in URISA, as this is a growing sector of the professional field.|
|Vyla Grindberg||Skill in ArcGIS online|
|Neil Revello||GIA Committee Member since ~ 2010, FOSS4G 2014 Planning - Event Committee, OSGeo Charter Member, GISP and ~ 30 years involvement in Geospatial community / sector. I have worked with a number of Non-Profit organizations donating my time and efforts.
OSGeo Wiki Bio Page: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Neil_Revello