GICC GIS Technical Advisory Committee (GIS TAC)

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The Technical Advisory Committee researches and recommends practices for compressing imagery for efficient storage, collecting locations with mobile devices and other technical issues. This committee reviews and recommends specifications related to hardware, software and database standards and practices, as well as approaches or guidelines for developing, installing and managing GIS technology.

Committee Information


Name Representing Organization Phone Number
Dean Grantham Chair, GICC Appt. Department of Environmental Quality, Waste Management 919-707-8961
Tobin Bradley LGC Mecklenburg County 704-464-4736
Dianne Enright SGUC DHHS 919-715-4473
John Farley GICC N.C. DOT GIS 919-707-2151
Mike Fenton DIT NCDIT 919-754-6641
Brett Spivey CGIA CGIA 919-754-6591
Doug Newcomb FIC U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 919-856-4520


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Bylaws and Work Plans

Best Practices

TAC-releated documents can be found on this GICC page.

Current Projects

Infrastructure Data Availability -  Use Case for Data Users   Use Case for Data Providers


Current Chair: Dean Grantham, N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, 919-707-8961

Staff Support: Brett Spivey, N.C. Center for Geographic Information & Analysis, 919-754-6591