Mr. Rodel is a Certified GIS Professional and staff GIS Analyst at Applied Weather Associates (AWA). He received an A.A.S in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Alexandria Technical College in 2002. He worked as a GIS Technician for Todd County, MN for 10 years. In this role, he worked on many different projects covering all aspects of GIS. His primary focus was creating and maintaining Todd Counties’ Cadastral database. He also created a custom web mapping application using open source software to integrate land records documents with the Counties GIS data. Before joining the team at AWA, Mr. Rodel also worked as GIS Principal/Cadastral Project Manager with St Louis County, MN where he helped them earn the special achievement in GIS (SAG) Award from ESRI for their innovative use of GIS technology to integrate land records documents with spatial data.