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Appendix A. FGDC Leadership Profiles

 

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Anne Castle

Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, Department of the Interior
Chair, FGDC Steering Committee

 

 

Ms. Anne Castle, confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Water and Science in June 2009, is responsible for overseeing water and science policy for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), specifically through oversight of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Survey. In addition to her leadership on water issues, Ms. Castle has been a champion of the National Land Imaging Program. Prior to joining the DOI, Ms. Castle practiced law for 28 years in Denver, Colorado, focusing on water issues. She received a bachelor of science degree in applied mathematics, with honors, from the University of Colorado and earned a juris doctorate from the University of Colorado.


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Lisa Schlosser

Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of E-Government and Information Technology
Office of Management and Budget
Vice Chair, FGDC Steering Committee

 

 

Ms. Lisa Schlosser joined the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of E-Government and Information Technology in 2011. Ms. Schlosser previously served as the Director, Office of Information Collection, Office of Environmental Information, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; as the Chief Information Officer (CIO), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; as the Associate Chief Information Officer/Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT); and as the Associate CIO for IT Security for the DOT. Ms. Schlosser holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an master of science degree in administration from Central Michigan University.


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Ivan DeLoatch

Executive Director
Federal Geographic Data Committee

 

 

Mr. Ivan DeLoatch has served as the Executive Director of the FGDC for the past nine years. Previously he 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.

 

 

FGDC Executive Committee

 

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Daniel Cotter

Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

 

Mr. Daniel Cotter is responsible for the Department of Homeland Security’s 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.


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Adrian Gardner

Chief Information Officer, Goddard Space Flight Center
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 

 

Mr. Adrian Gardner came to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from the National Weather Service where he had served as Chief Information Officer since January 2007. Mr. Gardner completed a master’s degree in public administration at the University of Southern California School of Public Policy and Planning. He also holds a master of science degree in environmental studies from Hood College and a bachelor of science degree in biological science and ecology from the Tuskegee Institute.


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Jerry Johnston

Geographic Information Officer
U.S. Department of the Interior

 

 

Prior to joining the U.S. Department of the Interior this past year, Dr. Jerry Johnston served as the Geographic Information Officer for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Before his time with EPA, Dr. Johnston conducted research on complex environmental systems modeling and served as the project manager for numerous geospatial projects in the private sector. He 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 currently serves as Vice Chair for the National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

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Joseph Klimavicz

 

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

 

 

Mr. Joseph Klimavicz previously served at the U.S. Department of Defense as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Deputy Chief Information Officer. He has over 25 years of Federal service that includes leading information technology operations and acquisitions. He received a bachelor of science degree and a master’s degree in engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


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James Kwolek

Geospatial Information Executive and Director of the Hardcopy and Media Transition Program Management Office in the Technology Directorate.
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

 

 

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. James Kwolek was the Functional Executive in the Office of Geospatial Intelligence Management at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. In 2010 he served as the Associate Deputy Director of Mission Management at the National Counterterrorism Center. He began his career with the Defense Mapping Agency. Mr. Kwolek completed a master of science in technology management from the University of Maryland and received a bachelor of science in geography/cartography from Penn State University.

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Stephen Lowe

Geospatial Information Officer
U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

 

Mr. Stephen Lowe has over 21 years of Federal Government business and technology transformation experience. He has also completed two term appointments supporting the White House Executive Office of the President and served as Senior Solutions Architect for Enterprise Innovation and Strategy with SRA International. Mr. Lowe holds graduate degrees in management of information technology from the University of Virginia and in public administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from James Madison University.

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Harvey Simon

Acting Geospatial Information Officer, Office of Environmental Information Immediate Office
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

Mr. Harvey Simon is on detail from his permanent position as Chief of the Information Services Branch in the Office of Information Analysis and Access, which is responsible for the Envirofacts database, a number of national geospatial applications and services, and operational management of the EPA GeoPlatform. Previously, Mr. Simon held the role of Geographic Information System (GIS) Coordinator for Region 2 and Chair of the EPA GIS Workgroup, including its Emergency Response GIS subgroup. Mr. Simon brings 27 years of GIS and risk analysis experience to his current position. He has an undergraduate and a master’s degree from the State University of New York.

 


 

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