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Appendix A - FGDC Leadership Profiles

 

Karen Siderelis

Geographic Information Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior
Acting Chair, FGDC Steering Committee and Executive Committee

 

 

Ms. Karen Siderelis became the first Geographic Information Officer for the Department of the Interior when she was appointed to the position in September 2008. She previously served as Associate Director for Geospatial Information and Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Geological Survey. Before that, she was Director of the North Carolina Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Georgia.

Michael Howell

Deputy Administrator for Electronic Government and Information Technology
Office of Management and Budget
Acting Vice Chair, FGDC Steering Committee and Executive Committee

 

 

Mr. Michael Howell was the Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Interior and previously served as Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His career began with the U.S. Forest Service. He graduated in 1977 from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science degree in forest science.

Ivan B. DeLoatch

Executive Director
Federal Geographic Data Committee

 

 

Mr. Ivan B. DeLoatch previously served as Chief of the Data Acquisition Branch in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Information. He earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Bowie State University.

 

 

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Daniel M. Cotter

Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

 

Mr. Daniel M. Cotter is responsible for the Department of Homeland Security enterprise architecture, enterprise data management, and geospatial programs. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University and a master of science degree in geospatial and cartographic sciences from George Mason University. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Charles J. Gay

Deputy Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 

 

Mr. Charles J. Gay was previously Deputy Director of the Office of System Safety and Mission Assurance at Goddard Space Flight Center. He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in structural engineering from the University of Maryland.

Jerry J. Johnston

Geographic Information Officer
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

Dr. Jerry J. Johnston holds a master’s degree and doctorate in environmental science from Indiana University, Bloomington, as well as a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from Michigan State University. He is a member of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

Joseph F. Klimavicz

 

Chief Information Officer and Director, High Performance Computing and Communications,
National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

 

 

Mr. Joseph F. Klimavicz previously served at the U.S. Department of Defense as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Deputy Chief Information Officer. He received a bachelor of science degree and a master’s degree in engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Stephen Lowe

Associate Chief Information Officer for Technology Planning, Architecture, and E-Government
U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

 

Mr. Stephen Lowe holds graduate degrees in management of information technology (University of Virginia) and public administration (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). He also holds a bachelor of political science degree from James Madison University.

Steven P. Wallach

Technical Executive
U.S. Department of Defense

 

 

Mr. Steven P. Wallach serves on the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Executive Committee. He holds a master’s degree in computer resources management from Webster University and is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He is a member of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

 


 

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