Claire DeVaughan

Claire is the National Map Liaison for Texas, Oklahoma and Utah.  


History & Highlights

Claire DeVaughan is the National Map Liaison for Texas, Oklahoma and Utah. As Liaison, she works with partners and users of The National Map to improve the timeliness, quality and accessibility of geospatial data for the user community. She has been involved in Texas geospatial activities since 2003, Oklahoma geospatial activities since 2015, and Utah geospatial activities since 2019. She has been with USGS since 1989, in various roles as a geographer and cartographer.


She earned a Bachelor of Science in Geography (Cartography Concentration), from Frostburg State University. She also earned the designation of Certified Public Manager (CPM) from Texas State University in 2012 .

Areas of Expertise

Areas of expertise include: geospatial activities in Texas, Oklahoma and Utah, products and services of The National Map, data management, applied toponymy, and government relations.


She holds certification as a Contracting Officer's Representative, Level II.