State of Wyoming GIS Office

Welcome to GIS in Wyoming!

The Department of Enterprise Technology Services Geographic Information Office enhances, advocates, and coordinates for all GIS colleagues at all levels of government in Wyoming.

Enhancement – The Geographic Information Office is responsible for the system administration of the enterprise GIS systems. It is setting up a cloud-based Esri Enterprise Portal that state agencies can use along with a statewide portal for data sharing.

Advocacy – The Geographic Information Office consults state agencies on GIS best practices and related products and provides recommendations to ETS management to further Wyoming’s GIS infrastructure and strategies.  The GIO also reviews GIS policies and is the steward of GIS systems and contract consolidation.

Coordination – The Geographic Information Office facilitates MOUs, DSAs, RFPs, RFQs, and other documents for geospatial purposes.  The GIO researches and networks with technical and non-technical colleagues to implement GIS best practices.  The GIO will provide system administrator functions within the enterprise GIS system, manage licensing, and assist state agencies with licensing, use, and migration into the enterprise GIS environments and future GIS data standards and governance.

Meet Heidi Martin, Senior Enterprise GIS Analyst

Heidi Martin is the State GIS Coordinator for the State of Wyoming.  She is the state representative of the National States Geographic Information Council.  She coordinates statewide geospatial data, initiatives, and policies in Wyoming.  She coordinates and supports geospatial services and initiatives at all levels of government.  She is currently leading data-sharing efforts, system administration of enterprise GIS systems, contract consolidation, and stewardship of GIS systems. 

Heidi has worked in Wyoming state government for over 20 years, with a background in land surveying, right of way, and computer-aided drafting.  Before joining the Department of Enterprise Technology Services, Heidi was the Senior Right of Way Specialist at WYDOT.  

Through her career experiences, she has trained and developed new standards for processes and authored instructional design, fieldwork, project management, and city/county/state/fed coordination.  She is involved with the Wyoming NextGen9-1-1 GIS workgroup, Laramie County GIS Cooperative, Wyoming Geospatial Organization (WYGEO), the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC), and is past Secretary/Treasurer for the Professional Land Surveyors of Wyoming (PLSW) Southeast chapter.

Heidi has lived in Cheyenne for the last 27 years.  She is a graduate of Colorado State University in Information Technology, has completed her Cadastral Land Surveying education at the University of Wyoming, and is a graduate of Laramie County Community College in Engineering Technology.  In her free time, she is a Laramie County Master Gardener and is an accomplished seamstress who has won Champion and Grand Champion for her sewing at Laramie County Fair.