Geologic Communications Staff

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Davis, Paula K. - Publications Specialist, (907)451-5053

Chief, Geologic Communications Section - Paula is a publications specialist and has worked at DGGS since 1987. Her main duties are editing and overseeing the maps and publications through which the division disseminates the geologic data that they collect.

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Athey, Jennifer E. - Geologist, (907)451-5028

Jen is a geologist with experience in project and data management, GIS, and bedrock geologic mapping and mineral exploration. She is the lead data manager for DGGS, and is involved in multiple data management projects from digital field data collection to data compilation projects to construction of online data delivery applications. She is also a past Principal Investigator for four of DGGS's STATEMAP geologic mapping projects and has mapped throughout Alaska.

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Gallagher, Patricia E. - GIS Analyst/Cartographer, (907)451-5039

Trish has extensive experience using ArcGIS to create geologic maps and graphics. She graduated with a degree in Geology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is currently working toward becoming a certified GIS professional.

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Kirchner, Bobby - Micro/Network Technician, (907)451-5004

Bobby is the division's resident personal computer medic. She has a knack for successfully diagnosing and treating a multitude of symptoms-from the "blue screen of death" to corrupt drivers to obscure settings in Windows and Outlook. She's charged with retiring equipment that can no longer keep up, and setting up all new computer hardware.

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Montayne, Simone - Geologist, (907)451-5036

Simone is a geologist tasked with providing the public with online access to the current and legacy geologic information housed at DGGS. Her duties include data management and geospatial data documentation.

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Outten, Joyce A. - Natural Resource Tech, (907)451-5020

Joyce excels in innovative marketing and distribution of DGGS publications and helping customers-in person, on the phone, by mail, or by email. She maintains our library in tip-top shape and can find important but obscure publications that are no longer available. Joyce prepares and staffs DGGS displays at conferences and trade shows.

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Robinson, Joni M. - Publications Specialist, (907)451-5017

Joni applies her skills and experience in publication design and layout, tracking and organization. Joni has worked with DGGS since 1988.

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Seitz, Susan S. - Analyst/Programmer, (907)451-5052

Database and application development

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Woods, Ken A. - Micro/Network Specialist, (907)451-5022

Ken is a systems administrator with a background in web hosting, large-scale storage systems, and data center administration.