24 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2024
Company: Truckee Meadows Water Authority
Current position: GIS analyst
Education: BS environmental management and protection, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Graduate certificate in analytics and data science, Georgia Tech.
Price is a GIS analyst at the Truckee Meadows Water Authority in Reno, Nevada, where she supports the authority’s utility asset management with her background in geospatial technology and analytics. In addition to her work with the water authority, is a member of URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet, a young professional board focused on creating events and activities to support the growth and development of emerging professionals across the geospatial industry.
She serves as the chair of the Mentoring Committee and oversees the URISA Mentoring Network, which has helped to match hundreds of emerging geospatial professionals with mentors to provide them with the support they need to navigate their career. This program has a global reach and has helped connect mentees and mentors from more than 20 countries. Price’s efforts in support of this program have been critical to its success and growth over the last few years.