January 20, 2009 -- St. Charles, IL – The Sidwell Company is pleased to announce that Mark Dupree, their Director of GIS Sales, has been appointed to lead the Mapping and GIS Section of the International Association of Assessing Officers for 2009. In his role as the Chair of the Mapping and GIS Section, Mr. Dupree will work with this group and lead their efforts to promote the exchange of information and ideas among those involved in the mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) communities. Previously, he held the position of Vice Chair of the IAAO Mapping and GIS Section.
Mr. Dupree has served as Sidwell’s Director of GIS Sales since 2001. His previous experience with the company includes production, production management, project management, and sales to local government entities in the state of Illinois. He has also spent significant time providing various product demonstrations and educational training sessions.
The Sidwell Company is an employee-owned firm providing integrated land records management solutions and GIS mapping and software development to local government and private-sector organizations across the United States. Sidwell’s premier parcel mapping solution, Parcel Builder™, is currently used by over 140 customers nationwide. Sidwell also offers a full range of aerial photography and photogrammetric services, and is the Midwest Distributor for Magellan™ GPS products and solutions. For more information about Sidwell services and products, call 877.SIDWELL (877.743.9355) or visit www.sidwellco.com.