Bicycle Planning





University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Master of Science                                                                     August 2005


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, GIS Certificate                                                                           May 2004


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Bachelor of Science                                                                  May 1997




Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                              Dec. 2007-May 2007

·        Geography 525-Geographic Information Science

Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                              Sept. 2006-Dec 2007

·        Geography 403-Remote Sensing: Environmental and Land Use Analysis

Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                              September 2006, 2007

·        Geography 625-Intermediate GIS



GIS Analysis in: Assessing the impact of brownfields redevelopment on Residential property values and real estate conditions, USDA Forest Service, (PI: Dr. Chris DeSousa from Department of Geography at UWM).



Bicycle Travel Demand Using Urban Morphological Indicators” Paper presented at the Annual Association of American Geographers Meeting, San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007
Using GIS and a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Bicycle Facility Planning: A Case Study in Milwaukee, Wisconsin” Paper presented at the Annual Association of American Geographers Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 8-11, 2006
“The Integration of Multi-Criteria Evaluation and Least Cost Path Analysis for Bicycle Facility Planning” Paper presented at the National Pro Bike  Conference; Madison, WI,Sept. 5- 8,2006


In preparation: "Bicycle Facility Planning Using GIS and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis" International Journal of Sustainable Transportation (to be submitted 2008)


GIS Specialist

Planning and Design Institute, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                      January 2006-Present

·        Design and recommend enterprise GIS

·        Sustainability modeling

·        Cartographic products for clients

·        Hazard mitigation analysis and planning

Bicycle Planner and GIS Consultant

Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                                                                                May 2007-Present

·        Responsible for Bicycle Master Plan Writing

                Client - Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin

·        Cartographic and GIS Analysis

                Client - Zoological Society of Milwaukee

GIS Intern

Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                           March 2004-July 2005

·        Develop and maintain a bicycle network ArcIMS

·        Assist with comprehensive bicycle route map development

·        Implement an on-street Bicycle Level of Service for the City of Milwaukee

·        Utilize demographic data for bike/ped analysis

GIS/Planning Assistant

Barrington Area Council of Governments, Barrington, Illinois                                                                     September 2003-Sept. 2004

·        Assisted with sub-surface stratigraphic GIS analysis

·        Managed and updated regional geodatabase

·        Secured with grant funding of Esri GIS software 



Wisconsin Department of Transportation-ProBike/Walk Conference Scholarship                                       September 2006

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, GIS Poster Competition-3rd Place                                                        May 2006

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, GIS Poster Competition-2nd Place                                                       May 2005




            Member-Association of American Geographers, 2005

            Member-Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, 2005

            Member-Wisconsin Land Information Association, 2004

            Member-Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals, 2006



Databases and Software: Microsoft Office2007, ArcGIS/Info 8.X and 9.x, ArcView 3.x, ArcIMS 4.0, Spatial Analyst, 3-D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, Genamap, DOS Atlas GIS, Erdas Imagine 8.x, QRSII Transportation Software, Idrisi Kiliminjaro, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator CS3, SPSS 12.0, Pathfinder Office, Visual Studio 2003, and CorelDraw 12.0. 

       Languages: HTML, JavaScript, ASP, VBA, ArcObjects, Visual Basic.Net  Operating Systems: Windows 95/2000, XP




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