Information Services Staff
The City of Bakersfield's GIS Department maintains
and distributes geographic information, analysis tools, and
mapping products for use by the City's staff in their daily
Data maintained by the GIS Department includes political boundaries,
land parcel information, infrastructure systems (street network,
water systems, sewer systems), emergency response facilities,
recreational facilities, and other associated data pertaining
to city operations.
The GIS staff also develop and maintain GIS databases and
applications, provide technical and operational support for
and software, and offer GIS training for city staff, as well
as providing maps to the citizens
Matthew Cieri, GISP
Matt attended the State University of New York,
Albany where he earned a B.A in Geography / Urban
Studies and Planning (Double Major) in 2000; then
went on to earn his Masters of Information System
Management at Keller Graduate School of Management.
He joined the City of Bakersfield in January 2006, moving
to Bakersfield from Kissimmee, FL where he spent 5
years working for the City of Kissimmee. He is responsible
for all aspects of the city's GIS, from staff appointments
and management to data/mapping, programming and database
administration. His more than 8 years of experience
has made him effective in moving the city's GIS Department forward.
Olivia's responsibilities include assisting in the
development, operation, and maintenance of the City's GIS
system. Her primary duties include high level data and
spatial analysis and QA/QC of new data. Olivia writes
macros and high-level language routines to enable access to
GIS data and associated databases. She also performs
background research, process model building and mapping.
Olivia started working
at the City of Bakersfield in 2001. She received her Bachelor
of Science in Mathematics as well as an A.A. in mathematics and
an A.S. in computer science.
Katie has used GIS in a broad range of
disciplines including agriculture, land planning and resource management.
She came to the City of Bakersfield in April 2007, after 7 years at Tejon
Ranch. Her responsibilities include internal and public map requests,
assisting in the development and maintenance of the city's GIS Layers and
updating the GIS Department Website. She also handles the city's mobile GPS
units, including equipment maintenance and application development.
David has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography from the University
of California at Berkeley and completed coursework requirements for a
Master of Science degree in Geology at California State University, Hayward,
where he also served 7 academic quarters as a graduate student lecturer in
Geology. He also earned his GIS certification from CSUB. He has 15 years of
diversified technical experience with two oil companies and as a staff
geologist with a soil and foundation engineering consulting firm. Prior to
working at the city, he worked for five years with Occidental Petroleum on
their international exploration GIS database. He came to the city in January
2001 as an intern and was hired for a permanent position in June of the same
year. He maintains and updates information into specific layers of the City's
GIS system; performs document research in preparation for data entry using
Coordinate Geometry (COGO); enters data through the use of COGO, digitizing
or other data conversion methods; enters attribute data using database tools,
and internal and outside map requests.
Tiffany earned her B.A. in Geography with an emphasis in Methods of Geographical
Analysis from San Diego State University. She has 10 years experience in GIS and
her resume includes the U.S. Census Bureau, Thomas Bros. Maps/Rand McNally, and
most recently Michael Brandman Associates working on environmental planning issues.
She came to the City of Bakersfield in April 2007 where her responsibilities include
maintaining and updating information into specific layers of the Citys GIS system;
performs document research in preparation for data entry using Coordinate Geometry
(COGO); enters data through the use of COGO, digitizing or other data conversion
methods; enters attribute data using database tools, and internal and outside map