Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

2020 MAC URISA Board of Trustees Election

Vice President (Vote for one)

Justin Cusick

Justin Cusick is a business development professional empowering local and regional governments to build smarter communities using the science of geography and technology of geographic information systems (GIS). He is particularly interested in transforming how governments engage the public and improving service delivery. Justin has previous experience in the EPC, energy services, and computer aided design (CAD) industries. He is an advocate of business, technology, infrastructure, education, music, and Philly sports. Trustee since 2017.

Treasurer (Vote for one)

John Reiser, GISP (incumbent)

John Reiser is the Director of Information Services at Rowan University in Glassboro. John oversees maintenance of enterprise software applications, database administration, and new software development. John also consults on web application development and maintains open source GIS tools. Trustee since 2010.

Trustees (Vote for three)

Matt Soslow

Matt Soslow is currently a Masters in City & Regional Planning candidate at the Edward J. Bloustein School at Rutgers University. He previously worked for Camden County as a GIS Analyst, where he was employed for six years. Matt worked with various departments in Camden County, including: Public Works, Planning, Public Safety, Parks, and Housing Code Enforcement, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the office. Matt has a B.A. in Environmental Studies with minors in GIS and Planning from Rowan University. In his free time, Matt contributes to geospatial online projects including OpenStreetMap. Matt has been a member of the New Jersey Geospatial Forum and MAC URISA since 2013. Trustee since 2017.

Grant Ervin, GIT (incumbent)

Grant Ervin, GIT is a Project Manager with Michael Baker International. Before joining Michael Baker, Grant worked for the City of Philadelphia for more than 16 years in various roles including GIS Program Manager for Public Safety and Deputy GIO for Enterprise Services. He received his Master of Arts in Geography from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Trustee since 2019.

Deepa Sanjeevaraya (incumbent)

Deepa Sanjeevaraya is currently working as GIS Specialist at the New Jersey Office of Geographic Information Systems (NJOGIS), where she is one of the data advisors and Coordinators for various projects including Next Gen 9-1-1. She has Bachelor’s in Geography and GIS and Master’s in Environmental science. Prior to NJOGIS, she also worked as the GIS Specialist at NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA), where she designed the HMFA section of Site Evaluator – an online map tool to get information about potential locations in NJ. She is also a former GIS adjunct faculty member at Rowan University. Trustee since 2019.

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