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Becci Anderson

Becci Anderson is the Chief of User Engagement for the USGS National Geospatial Program, overseeing a team of National Map Liaisons across the country who work to build partnerships and provide outreach about National Geospatial Program maps and data.

Becci has expertise in outreach and communications, governance, program management and coordination, and annual and strategic planning. She has technical expertise in geographic information systems, spatial data analysis, data and information management, and cartography. Becci has led a diverse set of projects that includes the development of the 3D Hydrography Program, Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Strategic Plan, coastal chapter of the U.S. Arctic Research Plan: FY2017-2021, and the United Nations Atlas of International Freshwater Agreements.


Professional Experience

  • USGS National Geospatial Program Hydrography Management and Planning Lead

  • USGS Alaska Region Coordinator for Arctic Science and Plans

  • USGS Geospatial Liaison for Alaska

  • GeoBase Program Administrator and Analyst (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson)

  • Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board GIS Coordinator


Education and Certifications

  • Master of Science in Geography, Oregon State University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, University of Oregon

  • Study Abroad, University of West London


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