2009 Ohio GIS Conference
Presentation Abstract and Biography

Introduction/Conference Opening

Stu Davis, Interim Chief Operating Officer, Ohio DAS/Office of Information Technology/Infrastructure Services Division

Mr. Davis is the Interim Chief Operating Officer for the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services Office of Information Technology (OIT) Infrastructure Services Division, overseeing Business Support, Enterprise Computing, Open Systems Services, Enterprise Shared Services, and Unified Network Services. Mr. Davis also oversees the Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program (OGRIP) and Chairís the OGRIP Council, the authorized GIS coordinating body for Ohio.

Stuís career spans 29 years and has focused on state and local government. He has 12 years of hands on experience in local government, 12 years in state government and five years in the private sector consulting to state and local government. Stu has been a member of the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) since 1997 and represents Ohio as the State GIS Coordinator. He served on the NSGIC Board of Directors for 5 years, then as NSGIC President in 2006-2007 and stays active as the co-Chair of the NSGIC Membership Committee.