Wendy Peloquin Named URISA Young Professional of the Year

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 10:00 am

URISA is pleased to announce that Wendy Peloquin, GISP has been named URISA's Young Professional of the Year in recognition of her outstanding contributions as part of URISA's Vanguard Cabinet. Wendy is a Senior Geospatial Analyst at GISi in Jacksonville, Florida and is a Certified GIS Professional (GISP). She notes, "Serving on the Vanguard Cabinet was an invaluable experience. I appreciate the opportunity to work with not only other passionate young professionals, but also leaders within the GIS community."

An active and contributing member of numerous URISA committees and programs, Wendy leads a workgroup in URISA's Professional Practice Division and serves as the Associate Program Chair for GIS-Pro and NWGIS 2015 (October 18-22, 2015 in Spokane, Washington). She's also active locally in both the Georgia and Florida URISA Chapters.

Wendy Peloquin, GISP
 
The Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is a URISA initiative which debuted in 2011 to engage young GIS practitioners (35 and under), increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the GIS community.  The Cabinet’s mission is to collaborate with URISA’s Board of Directors and Committees in creating and promoting programs and policies of benefit to young professionals. Comprised entirely of passionate young members selected from different geospatial disciplines, the Cabinet aims to position URISA as the center of opportunities for creative young professionals who are committed to improving URISA and the geospatial profession via innovation, collaboration, networking, and professional development. 

Applied Ecology
Bad Elf
Cityworks
Cyclomedia
DTSGIS
Eagleview
ESRI
Fox Temple
Geocove
GeoDecisions
GeoTech Vision
Hexagon Geospatial
IMA
K2
MGP
Michael Baker
Planning Communities
Podio
Spatial Relationships
Synergy
TGA inc.
URISA Logo Store
URISA Partners
USC
Valtus Imagery
Vestra
Wellar