GICC Statewide Mapping Advisory Committee (SMAC)

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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 Council priority geospatial data, and advise the GICC on problems and opportunities relating 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 NC Geodetic Survey State Geodetic Survey Chief 919-948-7844
Rich Elkins Permanent Seat Secretary of State, Land Records Management Land Records Consultant 919-814-5457
John Farley Permanent Seat NC Department of Transportation DOT GIS Director 919-212-6030
Tim Johnson Permanent Seat NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis CGIA Director 919-754-6588
Keith Johnston Permanent Seat NC Department of Transportation State Photogrammetric Engineer 919-707-7090
Kenneth Taylor Permanent Seat NC Division of Land Resources State Geologist 919-707-9211
Silvia Terziotti Permanent Seat US Geological Survey US Geological Survey Liaison 919-571-4090
Steve Averett Member City of Greensboro NC League of Municipalities 336-373-2057
Marcus Bryant Member Durham City/County GIS Local Government Committee 919-560-4122
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Stephen Dew Member Guilford County Association of County Commissioners 336-641-7583
Camille Tyndall Watson  Member NC Division of Archives and History Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 919-807-7359
Sean McGuire Member NC Dept. of Environmental Quality State Government User Committee 919-707-9104
Hope Morgan Member Floodplain Mapping Program State Government User Committee 919-715-5711
Tim Mulrooney Member NC Central University University of North Carolina System 919-530-6575
Alice Wilson Member City of New Bern Local Government Committee 252-639-7588
Drew Pilant Member US Environmental Protection Agency Federal Interagency Committee 919-541-0648


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

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