Title: Geospatial Coordination Lead
Technical Focus Areas: Applied Science
Mission/Project: Disaster Response Coordination System (DRCS)
Study Topics: Disaster Response
Mr. Patrick Rea, a Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. employee, will be serving as the Geospatial Coordination Lead within the DRCS Program Office where he will be responsible for ensuring data, products, and other capabilities are accurately curated, integrated, and disseminated across the overall DRCS and growing global user community. Patrick will bring over 7 years of highly-relevant experience in geospatial solutions, software development, and strategic support to various key entities involved with disaster response including NASA Langley/HQ, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Recently, Patrick has provided geospatial subject matter expertise, evaluated GIS technologies, and performed outreach activities to aid in the usability and discoverability of applicable data for NASA Earth Science stakeholders. He also worked in close coordination with Disasters Program leadership and stakeholders to analyze the geospatial platform for disaster response activities. Patrick is an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Juniata College and a Master of Science degree in Geology/Earth Science from the University of Texas at El Paso.