Nancy Blyler

Nancy Blyler leads the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Geospatial Community of Practice. She develops guidance and sets policy with respect to Geospatial Technologies for the USACE. Ms. Blyler manages the USACE Enterprise Geospatial Information and Services (EGI&S) Program, which entails developing a comprehensive approach to implementing geospatial technology focusing on standardizing geospatial data and tools across USACE. Ms. Blyler is USACE’s primary liaison to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), a member of the Defense Installation Spatial Data Infrastructure (DISDI) Working Group, and serves on FEMA’s Technical Mapping Advisory Committee (TMAC). She is the HQ proponent for USACE’s GIS, Remote Sensing, and Survey/Mapping courses. Before joining HQ in 1995, Ms. Blyler worked at the Topographic Engineering Center (TEC), developing tactical military GIS applications supporting the Army warfighter community. Ms. Blyler has also held positions with the Defense Mapping Agency as a hydrographic cartographer and US Dept of Agriculture as an imagery analyst. Ms. Blyler holds an MS in Spatial Information Engineering from the University of Maine, an MS in Cartographic and Geographic Science from George Mason University and a BA in Geography from George Mason University.