Gov. Martin O’Malley this week named 10 public and private sector GIS and data experts to the Council on Open Data.
Letters went out this week to the 10 appointees, which include Hack Baltimore co-founder Sharon Paley and Baltimore entrepreneur Robert Wray.
The council was formed as a result of legislation sponsored by Baltimore state Sen. Bill Ferguson (D), which passed in this year’s General Assembly session.
The ten appointees:
- John Bud Gudmundson, GIS manager for Washington County
- Michael S. Scott, Salisbury University geography professor
- Bill Dollins, Morganza geospatial technology consultant
- Harash “Sonny” Segal, director of technology services for Montgomery County
- Elliott Plack, GIS specialist for Baltimore County
- Allison Druin, University of Maryland information studies professor
- Linda Loubert, research associate at Morgan State University‘s Institute for Urban Research
- Sharon Paley
- Robert Wray
- Matthew Scott Felton, president of Datastory Consulting