ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TerraGo® Technologies, the leading provider of geospatial data distribution and collaboration solutions, announced today that geospatial industry leader Anne Hale Miglarese has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. In this capacity, she will provide strategic direction and insights to key customers and markets. An independent director to the board with a unique hybrid of public and private sector experience, Miglarese’s appointment comes on the heels of the recent announcement and arrival of TerraGo’s new president and CEO, Richard Cobb.
One of only 28 individuals selected for the recently formed National Geospatial Advisory Committee, Miglarese previously served as president and managing director of Fugro EarthData, Inc., a company specializing in airborne mapping, remote sensing and GIS services. She directed remote sensing and GIS programs for ten years as chief of the Coastal Information Services branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration’s (NOAA) Coastal Services Center. Miglarese’s career began in the private sector as an environmental consultant and regulatory compliance specialist for the Clean Water and National Environmental Policy Acts. She also worked for numerous South Carolina agencies, including the Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Water Resources Commission and the Department of Natural Resources.
Miglarese is active in national policy governing spatial data, serving as past chairman of the Federal Geographic Data Committee’s Marine and Coastal Spatial Data Subcommittee. An influential player throughout the industry, she was a founding member of the National States
Geographic Information Council, a past chairwoman of the South Carolina State Mapping Advisory Committee, a previous board member of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and currently serves of the board of MAPPS and as co-chair of the NSGIC corporate leadership council. Miglarese holds a B.S. and M.S. in geography from the University of South Carolina.
“Anne is a strong, respected leader in the geospatial industry. Her unique combination of government and private enterprise leadership experience, coupled with her deep knowledge of and relationships within the GIS community, will prove to be invaluable to TerraGo’s customers and partners,” said Cobb. “The board and management team anxiously anticipate Anne’s strategic counsel and contributions to the business.”