Matt Lane is a GIS Analyst for the State of Tennessee, leading STS-GIS's application development team and helping to build out all facets of the TNMap enterprise. He has worked for the state for the last 12 years. Prior to that he worked in higher education as a GIS Research Associate for the University of the South and the University of Arkansas.
Matt earned a Master's degree in Forest Resources, specializing in GIS and Remote Sensing, from the University of Arkansas in Monticello. His work in UAM's Spatial Analysis Laboratory is where he first recognized the importance of programming and data sharing in the field of GIS.
Matt has been serving on committees, presenting, and volunteering for TNGIC for almost 14 years. If elected to the Board of Directors he will work to promote education, training, and data sharing across the Tennessee GIS community.