Who on Earth makes Boring maps?
Matthew Hampton has 18 years of progressive work experience in design cartography and applied geospatial analysis. Born and raised in western Montana, Matthew studied the epistemology of science at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon and graduated with a degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology. After working as a wilderness guide in the Pacific Northwest, he finished a Master's degree in Geography at Portland State University and joined the Transportation Planning Department at Metro. As a Chief Cartographer at Metro, Matthew provides analysis, creates maps, visualizations and infographics of transportation networks to guide the region's growth and development. He is an active contributor and past board member of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS).
Erica McCormick has 15 years of experience in geospatial technologies with an emphasis in resource management and environmental assessments.
She has worked extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest, as well as internationally. Erica began her career as an Archaeologist, using GIS to document sites, analyze settlement patterns, and design predictive models. Her interests in GIS, conservation, and environmental regulation and compliance have allowed her to work on a wide range of rewarding projects and to found a consulting business, Cascade GIS & Consulting LLC. She holds a Graduate Certificate in GIS from Portland State University, an MSc in Paleopathology from the University of Durham (UK), and a BA in Anthropology (minor in English) from the University of Oregon. She is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) and a certified GIS Professional (GISP).
MEET YOUR BORING CARTOGRAPHERS
(AND DULL TARTAN DESIGNER)
Matthew Hampton (Boring), Jamie Pringle (Dull), and Erica McCormick (Boring) at the Boring-Damascus Grange.