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The GIS Council membership includes representatives from state, county, municipal, federal government agencies, and other public and private entities using GIS/geospatial technologies as they relate to the geographic area of the State of Nebraska. Member representatives are nominated and then officially appointed by the Governor. The members represent disciplines and criteria that are compatible with goals and responsibilities of the GIS Council.

Membership Details

Member (M) / Designee (D) Representing
Vacant (D)
Tim McCoy, Director (M)
Game and Parks Commission
P.O. Box 30370
2200 N. 33rd
Lincoln, NE 68503
Tim Erickson, Vice Chair 2022 (D)
Brandon Metzler (M)
Clerk of the Legislature
Room 2028, State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
John A. Bolduc, Superintendent (M)
Nebraska State Patrol
4600 Innovation Dr
Lincoln, NE 68521
Timothy Cielocha (M)
p: 402.563.5269
Public Power Districts
Nebraska Public Power District
P.O. Box 499
1414 15th St.
Columbus, NE 68502-0499
Claire Inbody (D)
p: 402.479.3928
Vicki Kramer, Director (M)
Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 94759
Lincoln, NE 68509-4759
Ryan Werner, Chair 2022 (D)
p: 402.471.3965
Tom Riley, Director (M)
Dept. of Natural Resources
245 Fallbrook Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68521-6729
Lesli Rawlings (M)
p: 402.375.7299
Nebraska Geospatial Professional Association
1111 Main Street, 239 CH
Wayne, NE 68787
Nathan Martinez (D)
p: 402.471.7431
Erv Portis, Assistant Director (M)
Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
2433 NW 24th Street
Lincoln, NE 68524
Jennifer Parmeley (D)
p: 402.471.0170
Dannette R. Smith, CEO (M)
Dept. of Health and Human Services
301 S. Centennial Mall
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Lash Chaffin (M)
p: 402.476.2829
League of Nebraska Municipalities
1335 L Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Vacant (D)
Kenny Zoeller, Director (M)
Governor's Policy Research Office
P.O. Box 94601
Lincoln, NE 68509
John Beran (D)
p: 402.471.2545
Casey Sherlock, State Surveyor (M)
State Surveyor
555 North Cotner Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68505
Eric Herbert (M)
p: 402.593.2274
Omaha Metro Area
Sarpy County GIS
1210 Golden Gate Drive - Suite 1130
Papillion, NE 68046
Doug Hallum (D)
p: 308.696.6743
Matt Joeckel, Director (M)
Conservation and Survey Division
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Hardin Hall, 3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln, NE 68583-0961
Christian Nielsen (D)
p: 402.471.0244
Tom Golden (M)
Nebraska Public Service Commission
300 The Atrium
1200 N St.
Lincoln, NE 68509
Neil Dominy (M)
p: 402.437.4113 
Federal Agencies
Liaison for NE
David Hattan(D)
p: 402.471.4348
Ed Toner (M)
Office of the CIO
501 S. 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Jeff McReynolds (M)
Lincoln Metro Area

Chuck Wingert (M)
p: 402.335.3325
Nebraska Association of Resources Districts
Nemaha NRD
62161 US Highway 136
Tecumseh, NE 68450
John McKee (M)
Nebraska Association of County Officials
Jefferson/Saline Co. Emergency Management
313 South K Street
Fairbury NE 68352
Nancy Salmon (M)
p: 402.694-5556
Nebraska Association of County Officials
Hamilton County Commissioner
1206 Giltner Spur
Phillips, NE 68865
Ruth Sorenson (D)
p: 402.471.5962

Barb Oswald (D)
p: 402.640.5143
Glen White, (Interim) Tax Commissioner (M)
Property Tax Administrator
Dept. of Revenue
301 Centennial Mall S
Lincoln, NE 68508
Laura Johnson (D)
p: 402.471.8389

Shani Mach (D)
p: 402.471.4248
Jim Macy , Director (M)
Department of Environment and Energy
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922
Michael Schonlau (M)
p: 402.444.3982
Member At Large
Douglas County/City of Omaha
1819 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68183
Bailey Gibson(M)
Member At Large
GIS Analyst
US Army Corps of Engineers
Matt Tinkham (M)
p: 402.496.2498
Member At Large
Lamp Rynearson & Associates
14710 West Dodge Road,Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68154-2027
Don Linquist (M)
p: 402.340.9281
Member At Large
Linquist Technologies

Casey DunnGossin
NITC GIS Council Coordinator & OCIO State GIS Coordinator
Office of the CIO - Geographic Information Office
P.O. Box 94664
501 S. 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68509
p: 402.471.6002