Houston, TX – Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC), a local land trust focused on conserving land and protecting Houston’s primary water source, Lake Houston, announced that William (Bill) Bass has been appointed to the board of directors effective March 20, 2018.
Mr. Bass is a Senior Manager at HARC, responsible for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), analytics, and enterprise technology. He has extensive experience in geospatial technologies, project management, analytics, and enterprise solutions, including platforms such as ESRI ArcGIS and SAS. Prior to joining HARC, Bill was the Geospatial Program Manager for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), a regional planning agency for the 13-county region surrounding the Houston metropolitan area.
Bill has over 10 years consulting experience for global management consulting firms, and has a master’s degree in Geography from Texas State University, and a bachelor’s degree in Management Systems form Arizona State University. He has been a Certified GIS professional (GISP) since 2008. Professional interests include geospatial enterprise architecture, geospatial data development, environmental research leveraging geospatial technologies, and delivery of spatial information through interactive mapping and analytical applications. Bill is a native Houstonian having grown up in the Clear Lake and Galveston Bay part of the region, and is an avid wildlife, landscape, and conservation photographer.
About Bayou Land Conservancy: Bayou Land Conservancy is a community-sponsored land preservation organization working to permanently protect land in the Houston region since 1996. Bayou Land Conservancy preserves land along streams for flood control, clean water and wildlife. We envision a protected network of green spaces that connect people to nature.