Van Sutherland on GIS and Capital Metro

CenTexGIS 003Earlier this month, The Central Texas GIS Users Group presented its first GUS Award (GIS User Spotlight Award) to Capital Metro’s GIS Coordinator Van Sutherland. CenTex GIS Executive Committee Member Jack Avis presented Van the award for “valuable contributions, exceptional leadership, analytical skills, mentoring, and dedication to the field of GIS.” That’s Van there on the right.

Last November, the agency celebrated GIS Day, and you can relive the magic (and learn more about Van’s work) in this earlier post.  (GIS Day 2009 is November 18.)

For those of you asking, “What the heck is GIS, and what does it have to do with Capital Metro?” here’s the answer, from Van himself:

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