Jimmy Nolan has been involved in GIS-related work since 1994. 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, Jimmy has been introduced
to many facets of the GIS discipline, including data creation, GIS training and program
and project coordination.
Jimmy 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. He has also served as a board member with the Georgia chapter of the Urban
and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and the Georgia GIS Coordinating
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.