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GeoMentor Spotlight

Each month we'll feature at least one GeoMentor volunteer, learning more about them and the wonderful and enthusiastic talent available in our GeoMentor community to assist K-12 schools with GIS and geography applications for their classrooms. Read about our currently featured member of the community below, or check out previously featured GeoMentors by using the navigation links on the right. If you are interested in being featured, go here for more information.  We are excited to learn more about our GeoMentor community members!

If you aren't a GeoMentor yet, we'd love to have you participate!

 

June 2017 GeoMentor Spotlight:

Randy Bonds Jr: Web Application Developer - City of Yakima

What was your favorite class in K-12? English

How did you first learn about and/or use GIS? My job here

Name one thing you love about GIS and/or geography: It affects everyone, and is everything

Why did you want to volunteer as a GeoMentor? To help students get a passion for GIS

What kind of GeoMentor volunteer opportunity and experience are you looking for? Helping High School and Junior High Student

If someone asked you why they should learn about GIS and/or geography, how would you respond in one sentence? I would tell them that GIS shapes the world around us, seen or unseen, it makes up everything that makes up the parts of our complex world.

Email address: randy.bonds@yakimawa.gov

Website: www.yakimawa.gov/gis/, yakima.maps.arcgis.com

Twitter username: @randybondsjr 

Read about our latest featured GeoMentor here!
If you are interested in being featured, visit here for more information.

 

Questions? Email geomentors@aag.org.