James Nolan

James Nolan

James Nolan

Local Government Project Manager; Information Technology Outreach Services



James Nolan has been involved in GIS-related work for the last sixteen years. Prior to joining the Institute of Government's ITOS division as a project manager, he worked as chief appraiser for Morgan County, as GIS specialist for the Georgia Department of Revenue, and as an independent real estate appraiser. During this period, James has been introduced to many facets of the GIS discipline, including data creation, GIS training, and program and project coordination.

James is currently serving with a Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) subcommittee that is developing cadastral (parcel level) data content standards for the eastern 31 states as well as with a committee that is part of the Georgia GIS Coordinating Committee (GISCC), which is developing GIS data development guidelines for Georgia. He also serves as a board member with the Georgia chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) as Education Chair.

His primary responsibilities at ITOS include educating local government officials on how GIS can help them operate their agencies more efficiently and coordinating GIS data creation projects.


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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