Geospatial Preparedness Committee


Promote effective coordination and the use of geospatial capabilities within state emergency management, homeland security, law enforcement, and military offices to positively impact decision making and geospatial preparedness.

Committee Charter

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Committee Roster

Richard Butgereit, Co-Chair (FL)
Jon Paoli, Co-Chair (IA)

Steve Alness, NGA
Tammy Barbour, DHS
Shirley V. Baros, NM
Jeff Booth, DHS
Debbie Briedwell, MO
Bill Burgess, NSGIC
Gar Clarke, NM
Michael Clements, DHS
Charles Cobb, National Guard Bureau
Chris Darden, DHS
Stu Davis, OH
Kathy DeMarco, NSGIC
Tim De Troye, SC
Chris Diller, WI
Jon Gottsegen, CO
Rich Grady, Applied Geographics
Tim Haithcoat, MO
Rebecca Harned, NAPSG
Stevie Henry, VI
Charlie Hickman, USGS
John Hoshal, MN
Bill Johnson, NY
Craig Johnson, LA
Ted Koch, WI Retired
Roger Koelpin, IN
Ken Miller, MD
Peter O'Rourke, NAPSG
Bruce Oswald, NSGIC
Michael Ouimet, FEMA
Justin Sherin, Booz Allen Hamilton
Jeff Smith, OH
Jim Sparks, IN
Jim Steil, MS
Eric Swanson, MI
Mike Vanhook, AL
Dick Vraga, USGS
Phil Worrall, IN
Demetrio Zourarakis, KY

Routine Meeting Schedule

Second Friday of each month at 11:00 am Eastern Time.


Preparing for Disasters
Report of Stakeholder Engagement on Four Geospatial Issues with National Importance (PDF Document - 04/01/14)

Meeting Minutes

September 15, 2014
October 10, 2014


Webex Recordings