Peter Croswell, an executive consultant with PlanGraphics, Inc, is among the first group of GIS specialists to receive the “GIS Professional” (GISP) certification through the non-profit GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).
Certification is based on education and professional experience in the GIS field and acceptance of a code of ethics.
The GISCI program recognizes professionals who demonstrate competence and integrity in the field and establish and maintain professional practices and ethical conduct. Information about the certification can be found on the Institute’s Web site, www.gisci.org.
Croswell has been a consultant with PlanGraphics since 1985 and previously guided GIS development and use in Kentucky state government. He is also certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute; as a Certified Mapping Scientist—GIS/LIS by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing; and as an Emergency Number Professional by the National Emergency Number Association.