The USGS Geospatial Information Response Team (GIRT)
Craig D. Skalet
November 19, 2008
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Craig D. Skalet is currently working for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as a Senior Geospatial Advisor in the USGS Emergency Operations Office. Previous to this, Skalet served as the Deputy Regional Geographer for the Central Region (2004 - 2007) and Chief of the Rocky Mountain Mapping Center (2001 - 2004). Skalet's career included five years in National Mapping Division's Office of Research at USGS Headquarters in Reston, Virginia (1983 - 1988) and six years with the Western Mapping Center in Menlo Park, California (1977 - 1983). He also worked briefly for the Defense Mapping Agency's Hydrographic Center in Suitland, Maryland before coming to USGS in 1977.
Mr. Skalet was born in Madison, Wisconsin and until graduating from college spent all of his early years in Wisconsin. He now lives in Littleton, Colorado with his wife Paige, his sons Christopher, Andrew, and Jeffrey, and Paige's sons Nathan, Aaron, and Matthew. Paige's youngest son Paul is in the Marines and stationed in Iraq.