Core Team

Daniel Goldberg
Director

Dr. Goldberg is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University in the Department of Geography in the College of GeoScience and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Dr. Goldberg is also the Director of TAMU GeoInnovation Service Center and the TAMU Esri Development Center. Dr. Goldberg is an expert in spatial databases, WebGIS, and data driven interactive web sites.

Payton Baldridge
Programmer Analyst I

Payton Baldridge graduated with a Geography degree from Texas A&M in May 2014. He now works as a Programmer Analyst in the Texas A&M GeoInnovation Center. Payton is responsible for TAMU GeoServices Platform maintenance, research, development, and support, TAMU GeoServices Website maintenance, research, development, and support, leading a team of TAMU GeoServices support staff, and research programming, testing, evaluation, and publication.

Aaron Harmon
Programmer Analyst I

Aaron Harmon graduated with a Geography degree from Texas A&M in May 2014. He now works as a Programmer Analyst in the Texas A&M GeoInnovation Center. His expertise is in iOS and Android development and web mapping.

Edgar Hernandez
Student Technician

Edgar is currently a senior pursuing a BS in Environmental Geosciences. Anything related to the web, he likes. As a student technician, his roles include lead front-end web devleoper and designer, in charge of developing rich and immersive interactive applications and user platforms.

Amanda Lampley
Student Technician

Amanda is a senior Environmental Studies major with a minor in GIS. She graduates in December 2015 (whoop!) but plans on continuing her studies at A&M as a Master student of Geography (and will continue to work with Dr. Goldberg and the GeoInnovation team). Amanda has always been intrigued by maps and the great outdoors and her higher education has funneled her interests in using GIS for public safety.

Yolanda McDonald
Research Assistant

Yolanda McDonald is a Graduate Diversity Fellow in the College of GeoSciences, Department o Geography at Texas A&M University. She is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Geography with an interdisciplinary focus on the intersections of medical geography, geographic information systems, and epidemiology. Her current research involves the use of geospatial and epidemiology methods to analyze how geographic barriers and socioeconomic status potentially impact access to health care facilities that provide cervical cancer prevention and treatment services in New Mexico, USA.

Geneva Walker
Student Technician

Geneva is a Senior at Texas A&M in the College of GeoScience. She will be graduating with a BS in Geography in December 2015. Geneva works as a student technician in the GeoInnovation lab, she specifically handles graphic design and data visualization and is passionate about both art and science.

Natalie Glees
Student Technician

Natalie's passion for geography began in elementary school, memorizing maps and state capitals for fun. Now, as a junior at Texas A&M, she is combining her interests in geography and history by pursuing a career in secondary social studies education. She hopes to teach how geography influenced history, as well as, how it affects the present.