Subcommittee Membership Subcommittee Membership


Jane Schafer-Kramer  916-653-4441


Siran Erysian, Jason Harbaugh,  Robyn Starr, Marill Jacobson, Jaime Matteoli, Todd Flackus, Marcia Scavone-Tansey, Christina Boggs, Steven Springhorn, Gary Darling, Nicholas George; Danny Luong,Christina Boggs, Paul Shipman, Monica Markel, Melody Baldwin

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Members are listed here but membership is open to all who are interested and wish to be involved, please contact the chairperson to become active.

Training and Outreach Meeting Information Training and Outreach Meeting Information


Meetings are held monthly or as needed, usually on the Monday preceding the EGC Meeting, from 9:30 to 10:30AM

Next meeting: September 14, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Resources Building Room 210 and WebEx. Email Jane if you have any questions.

Facilitator: Jane Schafer-Kramer

WebEx connection link:

  Call-in  877-447-3905

Attendee access code: 6137175

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Training and Outreach Subcommittee Training and Outreach Subcommittee

Welcome to the Enterprise GIS Committee (EGC) Training and Outreach Subcommittee Page


Mission and Objectives Statement:
The mission of the Subcommittee is to promote training related to GIS to meet the needs of DWR staff and the Enterprise GIS Committee (EGC), to distribute information related to GIS to DWR staff, to encourage use and understanding of GIS in the Department, and to administer training-related aspects of the DWR Enterprise License Agreement with Esri.  To address these goals the Subcommittee will:

  • disseminate important information to the DWR GIS community by administering the GIS Workgroup email list-server and the EGC web page
  • coordinate internal GIS training classes and seminars
  • provide information on external GIS training resources
  • recommend to the EGC a distribution process for, and assist with the administration of, the Learning and Service credits and ESRI User Conference passes that are provided with the DWR contract with ESRI
  • hold an annual GIS conference for DWR staff

DWR GIS Quick Start Guide

Link to Message Board

Training Resources Training Resources

ArcGIS Desktop Version 10 Tutorial documentation

ArcGIS Desktop comes with a series of tutorials. The PDF documentation for these 10.0 tutorials can be obtained here.

For Version 10.1, go to the online Resource Center here and type "tutorials" in the search box.

For Version 10.2, go to the online Resource Center here and click on "ArcGIS tutorials" in the table of contents.

NOTE: Your local IT Client Support folks can help with getting the Tutorial data installed to your system.

Recordings of the technical sessions at the 2016 Esri User Conference are available to DWR employees. Go to and click on "User Login."
The username is esriuc and the password is esriuc2016.


Using LiDAR data tools in ArcGIS 10.1

Click here for presentation materials from a recent Esri Workshop:


FREE Esri Web-Based Self-Study Training Available

Click here for info.

FREE GIS training by The Nature Conservancy  Click here for info.