Jeff Stone, CFMResearch & Development Manager
Jeff Stone joined ASFPM in November 2007 as a project manager and Geographic Information System (GIS) coordinator. As part of the FSC program at ASFPM, he manages research and outreach projects that focus on informing flood policy through science." Projects include, but are not limited to, evaluating FEMA's HAZUS-MH software; research of the legal, practical and technological issues related to digital flood hazard data; and assessing and communicating effective GIS tools and applications for locating, storing, analyzing and reporting flood hazard data. Stone has over 20 years of experience developing and applying GIS technologies to a variety of public and private sector projects. He worked as a senior GIS business analyst for Alliant Energy before returning to UW-Madison in 2003 to complete an M.S. in Geographic Information Sciences and Cartography. While at UW, he worked with the Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office, National Park Service and UW Sea Grant Institute. During this period he co-founded Axis Maps LLC just prior to joining ASFPM.