Learon Dalby serves as the GIS Program Manager for the Arkansas Geographic Information Office (AGIO). He began his career with the AGIO in 2000 where he is responsible for managing a number of statewide programs. Learon Dalby received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Learon has developed a distinguished career in a very short timeframe. His role as a state leader in the Arkansas Geographic Information Office has benefitted the entire state. He led the original project team that stood up GeoStor as a state operation working with university and state officials to make the transition successful. Learon has become a recognized leader in facilitating, managing and advising regional and statewide imagery projects.
In 2008, Learon rose to the office of President in the National States Geographic Information Council. He has served on the Mid-America GIS Board of Directors, received the NSGIC and AR GIS Users Outstanding Service Award and has provided keynote discussions at regional and national meetings. Learon’s straightforward and open approach makes him at ease with GIS corporate leaders, government executives, State GIO’s, members of the Arkansas Legislature or in a casual conversation with a practitioner. Learon is always exploring and testing creative new ideas for how GIS can be developed and applied.
Learon resides in Little Rock, Arkansas with his wife, two daughters and three sons. Throughout his professional career Learon has balanced a heavy work schedule, devoted family life and still finds time to enjoy the duck woods.
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