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GIS Professional

Portland, ME
December 12, 2019

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Objective Contribute, learn, transform, and advance in a challenging GIS role on a team at a leading software/services company with a strategic commitment to a variety of industries. Experience GIS Analyst at Wright-Pierce (November 2012 – August 2019)

Performed risk assessments and criticality analyses for municipal utility networks in service areas throughout New England and Florida

Developed Survey123 forms and customized ArcGIS Collector maps to facilitate comprehensive field inspections and large-extent mobile data collection/inventory of infrastructure assets

Leveraged utility, cadastral, geophysical, and ecologic spatial data (from private entities and public clearinghouses) to conduct problem-solving, infrastructure design, modeling, and asset management for teams of civil, water, and wastewater engineers

GIS Technician at Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Wells Water District (July – September 2012)

Updated and maintained an extensive spatial database of water mains (200+ miles), valves, and hydrants

Improved spatial accuracy of 25-square-mile water distribution system service area using GPS Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Geography and Urban Studies Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (September 2011 – May 2012)

Created course material for Gen-Ed Digital Mapping course in Fall and Spring semesters - Responsible for leading lab sessions and grading weekly assignments of 60 students per semester Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Fellow and Graduate Researcher (June 2009 – August 2011) Clark University Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO), Worcester, MA

Produced 0.5m resolution land cover map in northeastern, MA using Object-Based Image Analysis (OBIA)

Formulated and conducted individual honors research to visualize residential lawn area growth in a 26- town National Science Foundation funded LTER study site in northeastern Massachusetts

Constructed classification tree to create 0.5m land cover maps of census block groups in Boston, MA Teaching Assistant for Advanced Raster GIS course (January – May 2011) Clark University Graduate School of Geography, Worcester, MA

Designed assignments with associate faculty member and graded lab exercises for 20 students Map Technician at Delorme Data Group, Yarmouth, ME (June – August 2008)

Classified and improved positional accuracy of roads in several United States’ counties for consumer mapping and GPS products. Performed geometric correction using orthoimagery and TIGER Roads Certifications

GISP (GIS Professional), May 2015, GIS Certification Institute (GISCI), Des Plaines, IL Certification No. 90639

NOAA Coastal Inundation Mapping, March 1-2, 2017, NOAA Office For Coastal Management Expertise

GIS – Esri ArcGIS (including ArcGIS Online, Collector, and Survey123), QGIS, Global Mapper, eCognition Definiens Developer 8, Idrisi Taiga, GeoDa, TileMill, InterIMAGE

SPSS, Excel, PowerPoint


Runfola, Daniel S.M.; Hamill, Thomas; Pontius, Robert Gilmore Jr.; Rogan, John; Giner, Nick; Decatur, Albert; and Ratick, Samuel (2014) “Using Fine Resolution Orthoimagery and Spatial Interpolation to Rapidly Map Turf Grass in Suburban Massachusetts,” International Journal of Geospatial and Environmental Research: Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 4. Available at: Education Master of Arts in Geographic Information Science, August 2011, 4.03 GPA Clark University, Graduate School of Geography, Worcester, MA Bachelor of Arts in Geography, May 2010, 3.68 GPA

Clark University, Graduate School of Geography, Worcester, MA Magna cum laude. Honors Thesis, “Visualizing Present and Future Land Cover Proportions by Land Use Category in the Plum Island Ecosystems,” earned High Honors and awarded 2010 IDRISI Excellence in Geography Information Science Award, April 2010

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