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Appendix B BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS JOHN D. BOSSIER, Chairman Dr. Bossier, formerly a rear admiral with the National Oceanic and Atmo- spheric Administration (NOAA), became director of the Center for Mapping at Ohio State University in January 1987. He manages the NASA-sponsored Center for the Commercial Development of Space, initiating activities on geo- graphic information systems, and advises undergraduate students in the surveying program. A native of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, he received a B.S. in civil engi- neering from the University of Pittsburgh. He had a 27-year career with NOAA and rose to the position of director of Charting and Geodetic Services. During this time, Bossier earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in geodetic science from Ohio State University. He is active in many scientific and professional societies. Currently, he is a director of the National Center for Geographic Information Analysis. He is past president of AM/F~I International, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, and the Geodesy Section of the American Geophysical Union. 57
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- 58 JOHN C. ANTENUCCI Mr. Antenucci is an engineer, planner, and management consultant special- mng in the technical and institutional issues of geographic information manage- ment. In 1979, he founded PlanGraphics, Inc. (and is currently president), based in Frankfort, Kentucky, which designs and implements geographic information systems and automated mapping and facilities management systems. He has designed solutions for governmental agencies, states, municipal governments, utilities, and private enterprises both here and abroad. He received both a bachelor's and master's degree in civil engineering from Catholic University and has taken postgraduate studies in city and regional planning. He is a member of the board of directors of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Associa- tion and is active in AM/FM International, among other professional organiza- tions. LAWRENCE F. AYERS Mr. Ayers is Vice President for International Federal Marketing of Inter- graph Corporation. He spent 32 years in government, beginning as a research engineer at the Corps of Engineers ERDL Lab and has had scientific and management assignments at the Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Army Gener- al staff, and finally with the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA), where he was Deputy Director of Management and Technology (senior civilian). He directed the DMA production program (1979-1982), which included exchange agreements for geographic data with 90 countries. He lead the U.S. delegation to the 1980 U.N. Cartographic Conference and represented the United States at a number of international negotiations on geographic data. His professional society activities are numerous, and he is past president of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Mr. Ayers was selected as a Fellow of the National Institute of Public Affairs and honored by the President (1984 and 1987) for distinguished Senior Executive Service. He received a B.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and an M.S. in public administration from Indiana University. ROBERT CHARTRAND As Senior Fellow in Information Policy and Technology at the Library of Congress, Mr. Chartrand has focused on the use of computers and telecommuni- cations in emergency management and hazard reduction. He wrote the congres- sional report,Info~mation Ted~nologyfor Emergency Management, and co-edited Strategies and Systems for Disaster Survival. During his 35-year career in intelli- gence, in the information industry, and on Capitol Hill, he was involved in a variety of mapping and geographic activities; as a Naval photo intelligence officer
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59 and photogrammetrist, at TRW, developing the concept of a large-scale comput- er simulation with mapping and photographic infrastructure for the Air Force; and at IBM, developing the "overlapping polygon" technique. Mr. Chartrand received a B.S. and M.S. in history and government from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and performed additional doctoral work at Louisiana State University. He received the American Society of Information Sciences Award of Merit, is an AAAS Fellow (past Chairman of its Section T), and was both a decorated Fulbright-Hays lecturer in Italy and the first senior lecturer on information science and technology for the U.N. Development Programme in the People's Republic of China. DONALD F. COOKE Mr. Cooke is the founder (1980) and president of Geographic Data Tech- nology, Inc. (GTD), which concentrates on improving and updating the basic TIGER data base and building tools for applications of TIGER. GDT was a major TIGER digitizing contractor to the Bureau of the Census. Before GDT, Mr. Cooke was a founder of Urban Data Processing, Inc. (now Harte Hanks Data Technologies) in 1968. In 1967, he was a member of the Bureau of the Census team that developed the Dual Independent Map Encoding (DIME) system. He is a member of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Mr. Cooke received a bachelor's degree in administrative science from Yale University and attended graduate school in civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. DAVID J. COWEN Dr. Cowen is a professor of geography and the director of the Humanities and Social Sciences Computer Laboratory at the University of South Carolina. For more than 20 years, he has been actively involved in spatial data handling. He currently directs the university GIS program. He has served as chairman of the association of American Geographers' GIS Specialty Group and the South Carolina Mapping Advisory Committee. He is a member of the editorial board of The American Cartographer and The International Journal of Geographical Information Systems. He is also the U.S. delegate to the International Geograph- ical Union's Commission on GIS. Dr. Cowen earned his B^. and M^. degrees at the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Ph.D. at Ohio State University.
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60 JOHN E. ESTES Dr. Estes is a professor of geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on remote sensing, image analysis, applications of geographic information systems, and the design of knowledge-based systems using artificial intelligence concepts. He has conducted research for NASA, NOAA, DOD, USGS, and USDA and has been a consultant for public agencies, international organizations, and industry. Recently, he assisted NASA in the design of data systems for the proposed Earth Observing System. Dr. Estes contributed chapters 1~19 in Manual of Remote Sensing, edited Remote Sensing Techniques for Environmental Analysis; and is co-author of the textbook Geo- g~phic Information Systems: An Introduction. Dr. Estes received an A.B. from San Diego State College and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. CLIFFORD GREVE Dr. Greve is vice chairman and chief technical officer of Autometrics, Inc. He has been involved in mapping and geographic information systems for more than 20 years, including a brief stint with the U.S. Geological Survey and then with the U.S. Army Engineer Topographic Laboratories. As president of Auto- metrics, Inc. (1977 1990), Dr. Greve developed the APPS-IV Analytical Plotter, the AMS/MOSS Geographic Information System, and significant items in the definition and development of the DMA Digital Production System. He was awarded the Fairchild Photogrammetric Award in 1979 and holds a patent on the APPS-IV Analytical Plotter. He has published more than 20 technical papers. Dr. Greve earned his B.S.E. and M.S.E. in civil engineering from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in geodesy and photogrammetry from Cornell Univer- sity. GIULIO MAFFINI Mr. Maffini is president and co-founder (1983) of TYDAC Technologies, Inc., a geographic information systems company specializing in the analysis and modeling of spatial data. Before then, he was executive vice president of DPA Group Inc., an economic and management consulting company, and was also active in a variety of urban planning activities in Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, the Canadian Information Processing Society, the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, and the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. He received a B.Sc. and B^rchitec- ture from McGill University.
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61 JOHN McLAUGHLIN Dr. McLaughlin is chairman of the Department of Surveying Engineering, University of New Brunswiclc, Canada. He has worked on the development of land information systems throughout North America, Colombia, Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, India, Australia, and New Zealand. He has been co- cha~rman of the HAS study on the multipurpose cadastre concept and for the NSF study on land information research. He is currently organi7mg a national study on surveying and mapping education for the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Dr. McLaughlin is co-author of Land Information Management and is on the editorial boards of the CISMJournal, URISA Journal, Journal of Surv~ingEngineenng GemInformation Systems, and Land Use Policy. He received a B.Sc.E. and an M.Sc. from the University of New Brunswick and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. BERNARD J. NIEMANN, JR Mr. Niemann is a professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, the Institute for Environmental Studies, and Cooperative Extension of the University of Wisconsin at Madison; he also holds an adjunct position in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. Professor Niemann is Director of the Land Information and Computer Graphics Facility in the School of Natural Resources. He is chairman of the Wisconsin Land Information Board, is past president of the Wisconsin Land Information Association, and serves on the GIS/LIS conference steering committee as the representative of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). He is also editor of the Wisconsin Land Information Newsletter and co-editor of the URISA Journal. During the past 20 years, he has been active in the use of spatial information technology for rural land use and management. Professor Niemann received his Few. from the University of Illinois and an M.L^. from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design. BARBARA B. PETCHENIK Barbara Bartz Petchenik is a senior sales representative for Cartographic Services, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, providing publishers high-quality custom mapping capabilities and advice. Dr. Petchenik was cartographic editor of the Atlas of Early American History and both cartographic editor and staff consultant in research and design for World Book Encyclopedia. She received a B.S. in chemistry and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in cartography and educational psychology. She is co-author of The Nature of Maps and has written more than 50 articles, reviews, and essays, specializing in map
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62 design, education, cognitive psychology and human factors, and computer- assisted vehicle navigation and intelligent vehicle highway systems. She is active in the American Cartographic Association, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, the Association of American Geographers, and the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and served on the U.S. National Committee for the International Geographical Union, as chair of the U.S. National Committee for the ICA, and on the editorial board of The Amencan Cartographer. She is also a member of the Committee for Automotive Navigational Aids, Society of Automotive Engineers. GERARD RUSHTON Dr. Rushton is a Professor of Geography at San Diego State University. His research on methods of spatial planning of social services, on the develop- ment of decision support systems for making locational decisions, and on models of spatial choice have involved extensive use of spatially encoded socioeconomic and transportation data. He has served on the editorial board of The Annals (Association of American Geographers). He is currently on the editorial board of The International Regional Science Review. He has also served on NSPs Geography and Regional Science Review Panel and is a director of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. Dr. Rushton received a B^. and M^. in geography and anthropology from The University of Wales and a Ph.D. from The University of Iowa. Before a recent move to San Diego State University, he was a Professor of Geography at The University of Iowa. HOWARD J. SIMKOVVITZ Dr. Simkowitz is Director for Government Services of Caliper Corporation. He is principally concerned with applications of GIS technology to transportation issues and the sources of geographic data, particularly TIGER files. Dr. Simko- witz was with the Department of Transportation in various roles (Federal Highway Administration, Office of Policy and Program Development, and the Transportation Systems Center), where he focused on implementation of GIS and other computer technologies for transportation planning activities. He has been active with NRC's Transportation Research Board and has chaired its task force on microcomputers. Dr. Simkowitz received his B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D., also from the University of Pennsylvania. .
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63 ROBE" TUFTS Mr. Tufts is Program Director for TASC, where he directs the effort sup- pordug all phases of the DMA Mark-90 and USGS Mark-II development. In addition, he has 20 years' experience with various Air Force data and software efforts. He has technical and management e~enence in data processing involv- ~ng large-scale systems development from both a systems and applications perspective. Areas covered include data management systems, communications, production management, artificial ~nteBigence and expert systems, systems engineering, simulation and modeling, applications development, and systems programming. Functional disciplines supported include mapping, charting, and geodesy, industrial preparedness; communication systems design; decision support systems; operations research; and intelligence data handling systems. Mr. Tufts has a B^. in mathematics from Occidental College and an M.S. in computer sciences from Southern Methodist University.
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