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National Geospatial Center of Excellence
Fort Worth Federal Center
501 W. Felix St.
Building 23
Ft. Worth, TX 76115

Phone: 817-509-3400
Fax: 817-509-3469

Office of the Director

Name Position Phone
Javier Ruiz Director (Acting) 817-509-3352
Olivia Martinez Management Analyst 817-509-3353

Geospatial Data Management Branch

Name Position Phone
Steve Nechero Supervisory Cartographer,
Branch Leader


Authoritative Data Team

Name Position Phone
Bruce Nielsen Team Lead 817-509-3217
Laura Davenport Cartographer 817-509-3379
Jonathan Justice Cartographer 817-509-3432
Elaine Ortiz Cartographer 817-509-3368
Jeremy Scherer Cartographer 817-000-0000
Leah Wilkinson Cartographic Technician 817-509-3451

Geodatabase Team

Name Position Phone
Scott Gordon Team Lead 817-509-3376
Bethany Muñoz Delgado Cartographer 000-000-0000
Gerald Wade Cartographic Technician 817-509-3375

Geospatial Technology Branch (Planning and Investments)

Name Position Phone
Jennifer Sweet Soil Scientist, Branch Leader 817-509-3421

Technology Team

Name Position Phone
Jason Baker Physical Scientist 817-509-3364
Patsy Hudson Soil Conservationist 817-509-3361
Michele May Physical Scientist 817-509-3459
Mike Steiner Natural Resource Specialist 817-509-3351

Project Planning Team

Name Position Phone

Geospatial Inventory Sciences Support Team

Name Position Phone
Jennifer Sweet Supervisory Soil Scientist,
Acting Team Leader
Michael Schramm Soil Scientist 817-509-3447

Governance Branch

Name Position Phone
Javier Ruiz Governance Branch Leader 817-509-3352
Paul Fukuhara National Geospatial IT
Innovation Leader
Gary Hallbauer Soil Conservationist,
National PNT Leader
Tony Kimmet GIS Analyst, National
Imagery Leader
Collin McCormick National Elevation Leader 817-509-3470
Wendy Pierce Illustrator 817-509-3563
Rosemary Rivera Project Operation Support 817-509-3371


Name Position Phone
Brendan Dischinger GIS Analyst 817-509-3346
Mark Hill Geospatial Software Developer 817-509-3455
Ravi Kaushika Geospatial Software Developer 817-509-3397
Sirish Seetaraman Database Administrator 817-509-3404
Suling Zhao GIS Specialist 817-509-3284