Introducing Lindsey, Saeideh, & Paul: New GoGeomatics Online Community Managers
We are pleased to welcome three new members to our team as online community mangers. Please say hello and connect with Lindsey, Saeideh and Paul. The three of them join us from around the country to share their passion for all things geospatial.
Lindsey Goncalves is a volunteer Geospatial Community Manager for GoGeomatics Canada. In her professional life, she is about to embark on a new position mapping for a land survey firm. She has five years experience in GIS, including positions working in the hydro electric, renewable energy and socio-economic research industries. Lindsey has studied geography, environmental sciences, urban planning and GIS and worked extensively in the hydro-electric sector. When Lindsey is not working, she’s either out for a run, reading or helping out with GoGeomatics.
Saeideh Hejazi is a GIS Specialist. She holds a post graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems from Fanshawe College and a masters degree in urban and regional planning. Most recently she has completed a Python programming course offered online by Stanford University.
In the past Saeideh has worked with GIS for humanitarian relief. Volunteering for United Nations volunteers, Crowd2Map Tanzania and URISA’s GISCorps as a web mapper using OpenStreetMap and ArcGIS Online. In summer 2019, she worked for the City of Waterloo as an Infrastructure Technician Assistant. She participated in some of the City projects by producing maps, editing and updating infrastructure data.
Paul Quin graduated from the University of British Columbia with BSc in Global Resource Systems. He came from an interdisciplinary academic background with forestry and applied biology while he also developed a strong interest in GIS. During his exchange term in the Netherlands, he helped a local non-profit working on chimpanzee conservation to map the forest change of part of the project area. He believes that GIS is a powerful tool in communication that eventually contribute to the effort of environmental conservation.