Deborah E. Sheeler, GISP, M.A., is currently the production manager of GIS & IT Software Support Services within the Davey Resource Group. She is a geographic information systems analyst and cartographer with extensive professional experience applying advanced GIS and remote sensing technology to environmental analysis, land use planning, and natural resource management. Her primary responsibilities include supporting Davey Resource Group’s GIS operations throughout the U.S. and Canada and managing GIS mapping and analysis projects at all scales for utility, urban forestry, and ecological services.
Ms. Sheeler has extensive experience in the utilization, maintenance, and support of mobile mapping software, hardware and global positioning systems (GPS), including programming custom input forms for Davey’s ArcPad field collection programs. Her daily work involves database and project management, spatial analysis and interpretation, the creation and design of cartographic products through use of advanced GIS software and managing the development of innovative GIS solutions and services for Davey Resource Group.
Prior to joining Davey, Ms. Sheeler was a graduate/teaching assistant at Kent State University where she holds a Master of Arts degree in geography with a concentration in GIS and natural hazards research. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geography from the University of Central Missouri with a minor in earth science. Ms. Sheeler is a member of the Geographic and Land Information Systems (GIS/LIS) Advisory Committee at the University of Akron, American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), Ohio Urban Regional System Association (URISA) Ohio Chapter, GIS Users of Northern Ohio (GUONO), and Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP). She joined Davey Resource Group in 1997.