Craig Neidig

Craig is the National Map Liaison for West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New York.  He is also a member of the NGP Geologic Mapping & Hazards Community of Use.

Biography

History and Highlights

Over twenty-five years experience in technical project management and program administration for geospatial activities coordination in state and federal government. Prior to joining USGS in 2007, served as the first state GIS Coordinator for West Virginia, and also served as Chairman for the Statewide Addressing and Mapping Board (SAMB) for Enhanced 911 and emergency response.

Education

Graduate - University of Illinois - Geography / Anthropology
Undergraduate - University of Pittsburgh -, Anthropology / Archeology / Latin American Studies

Areas of Expertise

Support cooperative funding opportunities and technical guidance to project partners in West Virginia, New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Coordination for 3DEP, NHD and other NGP programs, and project development with other offices within USGS, such as Water and Geology, for hydrographic, geological mapping and hazards, and natural resources communities of use.

Specialties

Geography, geospatial data, GIS, GIS program management, prehistoric archeology, Latin American studies