Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith manages the Ohio Spatial Data Infrastructure for the Ohio Geographically Referenced
Information Program (OGRIP) and has been involved with GIS technology for 19 years in both
State and Local government. During his tenure with the State of Ohio he has collaborated with
Federal, State and local government to develop the Ohio Location Based Response System and
the Ohio Statewide Imagery Program. Drawing on his experience in County government Jeff has
built and maintains close working relationships with OGRIP's local government partners and
associations. Through these relationships Ohio has established the partnerships necessary to build
the Transportation, Addressing, Imagery, Elevation and Metadata components of the OSDI. Jeff
also manages the Office of Information Technology GIS Support Center, providing data and
application hosting services to state agencies as well as providing enterprise data and map
services to the general public. In addition Jeff has trained over 200 state and regional
epidemiologists in the use of GIS technology through OGRIP's partnership with the Ohio State
University School of Public Health.