The Statewide Mapping Advisory Committee develops standards and advises on opportunities for the most widely used geographic data, including elevation. This committee works to develop and update data content standards, consolidate statewide mapping requirements, seek support for financing cooperative programs, oversee creation and maintenance of GICC priority geospatial data and advise the GICC on problems and opportunities related to geospatial data programs.

Committee Information


Name Status Organization Representation Phone Number
Paul Badr Chair, member GPI GICC Representative 704-251-8402
Gary Thompson Vice chair, permanent seat N.C. Geodetic Survey State Geodetic Survey Chief 919-948-7844
Steve Averett Member City of Greensboro N.C. League of Municipalities 336-373-2057
Joseph Battinelli Member Cabarrus County Local Government Committee 704-920-2154
Jo Baker Permanent seat U.S. Geological Survey U.S. Geological Survey Liaison 703-648-4139
Greg Dobson Member University of North Carolina at Asheville University of North Carolina System 828-251-6973
Rich Elkins Permanent seat Secretary of State, Land Records Management Land Records Manager 919-814-5457
Richard Greene Permanent seat N.C. Department of Transportation State Photogrammetric Engineer 919-707-7101
Tim Johnson Permanent seat N.C. Center for Geographic Information & Analysis CGIA Director 919-754-6588
Kitty Kolb Member U.S. Geological Survey Federal Interagency Committee 704-790-2612
Sean McGuire Member N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality State Government User Committee 919-707-9104
Kenneth Taylor Permanent seat N.C. Division of Land Resources State Geologist 919-707-9211
Vacant Member   Association of County Commissioners  
Christian Vose Member N.C. Department of Agriculture State Government User Committee 919-707-3289
Alice Wilson Member City of New Bern Local Government Committee 252-639-7588
Eric Wilson Permanent seat N.C. Department of Transportation DOT GIS Director 410-302-1325
Ashley Yandle Member N.C. Division of Archives and History Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 919-814-6909


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Current Chair: Paul Badr, GPI, 704-251-8402

Staff Support: David Giordano, CGIA, 919-754-6585