eSpatially New York is authored by Sam Wear who has managed and led development of the Westchester County, New York GIS program since 1988. In addition to overseeing the County’s enterprise GIS program, he works extensively with municipal governments throughout the County in building both local GIS capacity and collaborative efforts with the County. His nearly 30-year County service also includes a four-year IPA detail with the U.S.Geological Survey, National Geospatial Program in Reston, Virginia.
He is two-time President of the Northeast Arc Users Group and founder of the New York State GIS Association. Sam earned his B.S in Wildland Recreation Management from the University of Idaho and a M.S. in Natural Resources Management at the University of Vermont.