Mitch is the USGS National Map Liaison for Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin and performs outreach and coordination related to key initiatives of the National Geospatial Program (NGP), including elevation, hydrography and US Topo.
He has worked as a geospatial science practitioner for the U.S. Department of Interior for over 20 years. Prior to joining the NGP in 2021, he worked for the US Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS) National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) as a Project Lead and GIS Specialist on the NWI database, Wetlands Mapper and the Wetlands Status and Trends Projects. Mitch held roles as the FGDC Wetlands Data Steward and as a member of the USFWS Geospatial Steering Committee.
Mitch received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and an M.S. and Certificate in Wildlife Ecology and GIS from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Contact InformationU.S. Geological Survey
1992 Folwell Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108