Welcome to the Oklahoma Chapter of SCAUG
Anyone is welcomed to forward information regarding GIS activities within the Oklahoma region and SCAUG will gladly post information toassist in prompting activity. Email: Oklahoma@scaug.org
2021 OKSCAUG Committee Members
Shellie Willoughby (Chair) - Shellie Willoughby is the current Chair for OKSCAUG and Vice President for SCAUG. Shellie is the GIS Specialist for the Oklahoma Conservation Commission for which she has worked for the past 20+ years. She also serves as the Assistant State Geographic Information Coordinator for the Oklahoma Office of Geographic Information. While working for the Oklahoma Conservation Commission she has been involved in the coordination efforts of the Oklahoma GI Council and the Oklahoma Office of Geographic Information. She has a Bachelor and Masters of Science degree in Geography from Oklahoma State University. As a member of SCAUG for 21 years Shellie has served on the SCAUG Board in various positions as well as held multiple positions in the Oklahoma Chapter of SCAUG. Shellie loves to travel with her family and has been to 48 of the 50 states.
Charles Brady III (Past Chair) - Charles Brady III has been involved with SCAUG for 20 years. Charles worked for the Garvin County Assessors Office & Carroll Land Surveying while attending college at East Central University. He graduated from East Central University with a bachelor degree in Cartography in 1999 and has worked for the City of Ardmore as the G.I.S. Coordinator since 2000. He has his GISP and is an Honorary Member of the Oklahoma Society of Professional Land Surveyors. During the past 20+ years Charles has coordinated and developed in every aspect of a municipal GIS as well as served several regional GIS organizations in various roles. Charles has served actively for many years in various capacities on the Carter County E911 Committee along with other regional committees. Charles also serves as the Municipal Government Representative on the Oklahoma Geographic Information Council. During this time Charles has served on both the Oklahoma Chapter SCAUG Steering Committee & the Regional Board of SCAUG in various positions. Charles & his wife of 20 years Penni have 2 children, a 16 year old son Charles IV & a 13 year old daughter Calin.
Sohail Hasanjee (User Group Meeting Coordinator) - Sohail works as a GIS Analyst for the Oklahoma Natural Gas. He worked with various state agencies for 17 years as a GIS professional. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from NED University, Karachi, Pakistan and a Master of Regional and City Planning degree from the University of Oklahoma. He has been a member of SCAUG for 16 years and served as a user meeting coordinator in the Oklahoma Chapter of SCAUG since 2008.
Joel Foster (Secretary) - Joel has been working in the field of GIS for 8 years as of 2020 and has been a member of SCAUG since starting in the field. He graduated from East Central University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Cartography with a minor in computer science. Joel started his employment with the 9-1-1 Association of Central Oklahoma Governments and moved to his current position with Canadian County at the end of 2013 where he works primarily with the Assessor’s Office. Joel received his GISP designation at the end of 2017. He has been involved in the use of GIS in 9-1-1, land management, property appraisal, and emergency management. Joel earned a degree in Music Education in 2009 and drove commercial trucks in 2010 traveling through 45 states before coming to the field of GIS. Joel & his wife Lori have two children and he is quickly learning that being a father might be the only job more fulfilling to him than working in GIS.
Carrie Landgraf (Co-Conference Coordinator) - Carrie Carrie Landgraf has over 19 years of professional experience in GIS, spanning careers in local government, small and large consulting firms, and currently oil and gas (pipeline). Currently she is a GIS Manager for Williams where we are utilizing the PODS data model, and embracing Esri’s ArcGIS Pro and Utility Network to manage our geospatial assets. With Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Geography, Carrie has a solid foundation in spatial concepts. She also held the honor of being an Esri Authorized Instructor for 7 years. This is Carrie’s second time serving on the OKSCAUG Steering Committee, and she values the opportunity to support the growth of GIS professionals in the state. Carrie enjoys exploring new places – she has been to over 36 states and has visited 4 other countries. Her other passion is her family; she has been married to Chad for over 17 years, and they have two amazing children.
Madeline Dillner (Co-Conference Coordinator) - Madeline Dillner has served as the Oklahoma Representative on the SCAUG Board since 2019, and as the Co-Conference Coordinator on the OKSCAUG Steering Committee since 2018. She has worked for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission Brownfield Program since 2013, and most recently earned a $300,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant to focus on gas stations in Okemah, Oklahoma. In addition to managing that grant, she also finds time to keep up with current GIS trends—specifically, what’s new in Story Maps, of which she has built over 50. She was the 2019 OKSCAUG Conference keynote speaker, and helped organize the first-ever all-virtual OKSCAUG conference last year. She is also an artist, and loves electronicore metal, funfetti cake, and the color pink.
James Allen (SCAUG Regional Treasurer) - James Allen graduated from East Central University in 2005 with a Degree in Cartography/Geography. He has been employed as the GIS Coordinator for Carter County, OK for 4 years. James works with many departments throughout the county assisting in their GIS needs and applications ranging from parcel mapping & addressing to emergency management to name a few. He has been a member of SCAUG for 4 years.
Judy Franco (Vendor Coordinator) - Judy Franco has been a SCAUG for over 11 years. She has been a part of the City of Lawton team for over 20 years, where she started out as a programmer/analyst. In 2009, Judy changed her career course by joining the GIS division, while continuing to work with the City of Lawton. After learning how GIS is involved in all aspects of the City of Lawton’s operations, Judy continues to enhance and maintain their GIS data, and providing new solutions to improve the City of Lawton. Along with her GIS duties, Judy provides GIS support to surrounding cities within Comanche County by providing them with an interactive map, while working alongside with the Comanche County Assessor’s Office. She also provides support to the Comanche County Emergency Management Office, in providing GIS information to all Volunteer Fire Departments within the County, and the communities’ first responders.
Judy’s GIS work has allowed her to strengthened Lawton’s connections to the surrounding Federal and County entities.
She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Cameron University and a Master’s degree from University of Phoenix in the field of Computer Information Systems.
Judy enjoys camping, hunting and fishing with her family.
Kevin Dyke (Publications Coordinator)
Kevin Dyke is the Maps and Spatial Data Curator at the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Library. He graduated with a Master’s degree in geography and a minor in GIS from the University of Minnesota. After graduating he worked as a web developer for a small private GIS company in St. Paul, and then moved back to the academic world as Spatial Data Analyst/Curator at the John R. Borchert Map Library at the University of Minnesota. At OSU he curates the paper and digital map collections, teaches workshops about GIS and other topics, and provides consultations to scholars looking to include spatial analysis in their research.
Pamela Jurney (Outreach Coordinator)
Pamela Jurney, GISP, has been working in the world of tribal transportation since 2007. After receiving her master’s degree in Geography (Oklahoma State, 2006), she has used use those geographic skills to try and make the world a better place. She loves maps because of their storytelling abilities. Why use words when you can use a graphic? She has traveled extensively to obscure locations across the country, and thinks of her daily life and travels as The Great Adventure. She doesn’t really plan, but she does prepare so that she’s ready whenever an opportunity presents itself. She enjoys her Oklahoma SCAUG people, reading, running, alone time, and family togetherness. Since 2009, she has served as the Outreach Coordinator for the Oklahoma chapter of SCAUG where she promotes GIS resources for the State and surrounding areas. OKSCAUG is one of her happy places!