With TWW Since 2014
Jody Lampin is a Certified GIS Professional and has been in the GIS field since 1995. He works in the GIS/Mapping Department at TWW, and helps in producing Oil & Gas lease maps and data for staff and clients. Jody has been certified as a GIS Professional by the GIS Certification Institute and has also accomplished two certifications from ESRI in GIS Fundamentals, as well as GIS Analysis.
Before coming to TWW, Jody worked as the Director of GIS/Mapping & Records Departments at Smith County Appraisal District for ten years, as the Senior GIS Analyst at the City of Tyler for two years, and as a GIS Project Manager at Geo/Info, L.P. for nearly eight years. During his career in GIS, Jody has trained and supervised over 55 GIS technicians, taught several GIS classes and presentation sessions at conferences, created and implemented several QA/QC procedures, maintenance processes and company editing manuals, developed methods to enhance production and accuracy of GIS data and maps, developed complex GIS analysis, processes and data models, assisted in streamlining field work and Geodatabase design and creation, assessed the data/map needs of both employees and the public, as well as researched/advised on the acquisition of several Ortho, Oblique, and Lidar imagery projects for the County. Jody has always enjoyed working on GIS projects with all of the various departments, agencies, companies, and industries in both the Public and Private Sectors throughout his career, such as Emergency Services, Law Enforcement & Court Cases, Electric/Water/Sewer Utilities, Streets/TxDot, Airport, Forestry, Planning/Zoning/Building Inspections, Political/Elections, Homeland Security, 911, Appraisal Districts, and many other City, State, and Federal agencies.
Jody is also the Founder and President of the Smith County GIS Association. Each year, he coordinates and volunteers in the National GIS Day and the National Geographic Awareness Week in East Texas; which is geared toward educating students and working professionals about the importance of GIS Technology and Maps. He has been a GIS Representative in the Smith County Area for many years, including the Smith County GIS Consortium, various Municipalities, Council of Governments, and Software User Group Conferences. Over the years, Jody’s in-depth analysis and maps have won several awards, been published in various local magazine and newspaper articles, and have even been officially adopted by several City and County Governments as various city and county maps.
Jody lives in Tyler, and loves spending time with his family, off-roading in his Jeeps, fly-fishing, drawing/sketching, traveling, playing the bass guitar, reading about history, watching good movies, camping and enjoying the outdoors.