The City of Tucson’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team recently received a Special Achievement in GIS award from Esri at the GIS mapping software company's annual conference in San Diego. The team includes a number of UA’s GIST alumni and faculty including:

Dr. Peter Johnson, Adjunct Faculty MS-GIST 2011-present
   o IT Manager and GIS Supervisor, City of Tucson Information Technology

Jennifer Psillas, MS-GIST Alumni 2011 and Adjunct Faculty 2016-17
   o City of Tucson Park and Recreation

Matt Berube, MS-GIST Alumni 2011,
   o City of Tucson Planning and Development

Allen Scully, MS-GIST Alumni 2011
   o City of Tucson Information Technology

Jessica Fraver, MS-GIST Alumni 2014
   o City of Tucson Information Technology

Laura Mawhinney, MS-GIST Alumni 2015
   o City of Tucson Water Department

The City’s GIS team, which has people from numerous departments, was recognized for taking a program that was focused on departmental needs and had numerous duplicative functions, to now having a community of professionals working together to support the goals and aspirations of the City through spatial data and analysis.

Read more about the award from Esri: