Meg Southee currently serves as a SCGIS board member, co-chair of the Communications Committee and a member of the Conference Committee.
She is the GIS Analyst and Spatial Data Manager for the Ontario Northern Boreal Landscape Program at WCS Canada. She has worked with GIS technology for over 10 years and in 2017, she earned the distinction of Esri Certified ArcGIS Desktop Professional. Prior to joining WCS Canada in 2013, Meg worked as a GIS Data Analyst to delineate watershed boundaries along the Canada/USA border under the direction of the International Joint Commission (IJC) in collaboration with government organizations from both countries. In 2010, Meg obtained her MSc in Geography from Queen’s University, where her research focused on ecological land classification and soil moisture modelling in the boreal forest of Ontario using digital elevation models derived from LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) remote sensing data. Meg also holds an Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Nova Scotia and a BSc. Honours in Environmental Science from the University of Guelph.