Meet Allison Smith

As a GIS technician, Allison Smith works on a wide range of projects, from GIS data creation and management, to static paper and interactive web maps. Prior to joining VEDP in 2015, Allison interned in our GIS department while she was a student at James Madison University. Following graduation, she worked as a geoscience interpreter at Shenandoah National Park before coming to VEDP.


Allison earned a Bachelor of Science degree in geographic science and is currently working toward completing her master’s in GIS and web map programming from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Outside the office, Allison loves to hike the Blue Ridge Mountains, kayak and canoe the James River, in addition to gardening and taking photographs.