Schneider GIS Professional Elected to State-wide Board of Directors
Indianapolis, Indiana (January 21, 2008) – Andrew Harrison, business development manager for The Schneider Corporation, was recently elected to the Indiana Geographic Information Council’s Board of Directors for a three year term which will run from January 2008 through December 2010.
By popular vote, Harrison was elected to represent Commercial GIS Providers on the Board of Directors. He, along with the other board members, will begin his term at the 2008 IGIC Annual Business Meeting of February 18. Harrison has been in the geospatial industry for over 20 years and is looking forward to contributing his knowledge and expertise back into the communities of Indiana.
“For the past two decades together with my team at The Schneider Corporation we have been focused on building GIS that makes life better for local government,” said Harrison. “In my role on the council, I hope to continue to provide leadership and guidance for the future of GIS in Indiana.”
The Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC) is a nonprofit organization which focuses on the application of geographic information in Indiana. Membership includes individuals from all levels of government, private industry, educational institutions and other nonprofit groups. The organization’s goal is “to make a real difference in Indiana GIS - both for those who use it, such as municipal officials, and those who benefit from it, Indiana residents.”
About Schneider: Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., The Schneider Corporation is a full-service national engineering firm. The company is a third-generation, family-owned company, serving a range of clients with eight offices and over 300 professionals. Schneider applies professional expertise and sophisticated technology in the areas of Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Land Surveying to collect, create, and manage vital information for clients in both the private and public sectors. For more information about our GIS services, please visit http://gis.schneidercorp.com.
CONTACT: Siobhan Casey
Marketing Coordinator, The Schneider Corporation
Phone: 317.826.7100, Ext. 7170
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