Geographic Information Systems Coordinator Puts West Chicago on the Map
Dec 28, 2015 4:42 PM -
West Chicago, Illinois: December 2, 2015 – City of West Chicago GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Coordinator Vicki Hynes, was recognized earlier this fall by the Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA) for her contributions to its membership committee in setting guidelines for submission and judging the first ILGISA Map Competition. As a result of her active participation and readiness to volunteer, Hynes succeeded in creating standards for participation and judging process of a new annual event which showcases the work of other GIS professionals and promotes mapping technology throughout the state. A graduate of Augustana College with a major in Geography and Environmental Studies, Hynes worked for 8 years in the City of Naperville, followed by a year of GIS consulting work, before joining the City of West Chicago in 2002. She is a member of Illinois Municipal User's Group, and holds a Professional GIS certification through URISA, as well as being a long time member of ILGISA.