Woolpert's Sam Moffat Named President of Tennessee Geographic
The geospatial program director and senior associate has worked with the state GIS council since 2001.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Woolpert Geospatial Program Director Sam Moffat assumed the role of president of the Tennessee Geographic Information Council ( TNGIC) today at the group's online business meeting. The meeting was held in place of the annual TNGIC Conference, which was canceled this year.
Moffat, a Certified GIS Professional and senior associate at Woolpert, said he joined TNGIC in 2001 after moving to Tennessee to help manage and deliver a statewide mapping project. Moffat specializes in large-scale federal, state and local government mapping projects, working with aerial imagery and airborne lidar data collection.
TNGIC is a nonprofit organization with close to 400 members that was created in 1993. The group provides GIS training and networking, hosts educational conferences, and connects geospatial professionals and students working with GIS.
"TNGIC was created to spread the gospel of GIS across Tennessee to equip members throughout the state with the latest in geospatial technologies," Moffat said. "It bridges GIS professionals who work in state and local governments, federal agencies, engineering firms, nonprofits and commercial industries. The organization promotes collaboration and education, networking and...