2024 - 2025 GISCI Board of Directors


Jochen Albrecht, PhD, GISP 

Professor - Hunter College, CUNY

President - GISCI Board

UCGIS Representative 2020 - 2023

Elisabetta T. DeGironimo, GISP

Deputy GIO - Director of NYS GIS Program Office

NSGIC Representative 2021 - 2024

Jami Dennis, GISP 

GIS Data Analyst/ Owner - Geodetic Analysis, LLC

Secretary - GISCI Board

NSGIC Representative 2024 - 2027

Shannon Doyle, PhD, GISP

GIS Project Manager - JMT Technology Group

Treasurer - GISCI Board

At-Large Representative 2023 - 2026

Allen Ibaugh, GISP

President - Eyelock LLC

Vice President - GISCI Board

URISA Representative 2022 - 2025

Martin Roche,  GISP 

Director of GIS Services and Solutions - Avineon, Inc.

URISA Representative 2021 - 2024

 Darcy Boellstorff, Ph.D., GISP

Professor/Chair Department of Geography - Bridgewater State University

AAG Representative 2023 - 2026

Robert Vos, PhD,  GISP 

Assistant Professor - USC Spatial Sciences Institute

UCGIS Representative 2022 - 2025

Clancy Wilmott, PhD 

Assistant Professor - UC Berkeley  

AAG Representative 2021 - 2024

* Board members are appointed by the Member Organizations of GISCI or the GISP Community at large.


GISCI Standing Committees

The following Standing Committees receive direction from the Board of Directors.  The purpose of these committees is to carry out the Institute’s mission and to execute its strategic plan.  Any GISP in good standing may volunteer to participate and/or serve as Chair of these Committees.  These committees may be inactive at some times or used only on an as-needed basis.

Certification Committee - Assesses the ongoing success of the certification programs of the Institute through discussions, surveys, and other information gathering means with GISPs and other relevant parties.  Drafts and considers possible revisions to the Institute’s certification programs, including the operating procedures and interpretations of those programs.  Informs the Board of Directors of its actions and findings and advises the Board on needed revisions and updates to the certification programs.

Chair of the Certification Committee:  Ramachandra  Sivakumar GISP, Senior Research Engineer - Georgia Institute of Technology 

Outreach Committee - The Outreach Committee Formulates, recommends, and, with the Board's approval, undertakes activities intended to increase the exposure and effectiveness of GISCI and its certification programs, and to enhance the Institute's support of GISPs. Identifies legislative issues of interest to GISPs and makes policy recommendations regarding these issues to the Board of Directors. The Board may also direct the Outreach Committee to undertake a study of particular policy issues and make recommendations to the Board regarding those issues.

Chair of the Outreach Committee: Dan Boudreau, Jr. GISP,  Manager GIS Business Solutions, ENTRUST Solutions Group

Ethics Committee - Develops programs that emphasize the GISCI Code of Ethics, Rules of Conduct, and the ethical behavior of GISPs.  Maintains the Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct and suggest changes or additions.  Suggests operating procedures and other policies addressing unethical practice.  Examines ethical abuses and takes necessary steps to resolve them.  Implements the adopted method of receiving, evaluating, and resolving complaints of unethical practice.

Chair of the Ethics Committee: Charles Brady III GISP;  GIS Coordinator, City of Ardmore, OK


GISCI Staff Support

Kent Park

Certification Coordinator


Brittney Sones

Program Director 


Tony Spicci GISP CGMP

Executive Director