Frank Winters

Winters is currently New York state's geographic information officer.

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Frank Winters is the state GIO for the state of New York, one of the largest GIS organizations in state government in the U.S.

In this role, Winters oversees the GIS framework data programs for New York state, including orthoimagery, elevation data, parcels, boundaries, streets, addresses and broadband data. Winters has a more than 25-year career in cartography and GIS in the public sector. He is currently serving as the president of the National States Geographic Information Council. Outside of work, Winters is an avid outdoorsman.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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