Jennifer Vlcan
Jennifer Vlcan, GISP

Chief Cartographer | Manager – Cartography, GIS & Publications Team
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno

Business telephone: (775) 682-8759
E-mail: mauldin@unr.edu

Education

B.F.A. Visual Communications, with highest honors, American InterContinental University–Online, 2005
A.A.S. Graphic Design, A.A, A.G.S., and Certificate of Graphic Communications, Western Nevada College, 2003

Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP), Geographic Information Systems Institute #91205, 2015

Areas of Expertise

Graphic Design
Cartography
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Web GIS
Web Design
Publications Layout and Typography
Nevada Geospatial Data

Professional Work Experience

2014–present: Business Process Analyst III (Chief Cartographer/Manager)
2006–2014: Business Process Analyst II (Interim Chief Cartographer/Manager 2009–2014)
2004–2006: Cartographic/Graphics Technician I
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno

2009–2012: Graphic Communications Instructor
Western Nevada College, Carson City, NV
Computer Illustration I
Electronic Layout and Typography I
Electronic Layout and Typography II

2000–2004: GIS Technician
Gnomon, Inc., Carson City, NV

Memberships/Committees

North American Cartographic Information Society (2012–present)
Nevada Geographic Information Society (2015–present, Board Member 2015–2018)
Nevada State Mapping Advisory Committee (Executive Secretary 2011–present)
National States Geographic Information Council (State Representative 2011–2013)

Honors/Awards

Alice Kellames Award for Outstanding Classified Service, Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2011

ESRI Special Achievement in GIS Award presented to NBMG Cartography & GIS team, ESRI User Conference, 2014

Cartographic work selected for publication in ESRI Map Book, Volume 28, 2013

1st place, “Cartographic” category for A Geodetic Strain Rate Model for the Pacific-North American Plate Boundary, Western United States, Nevada Geographic Information Society, 2013

1st place, “Artographic” category for Damaging Earthquakes in Nevada: 1840s to 2010, Nevada Geographic Information Society, 2013

1st place, “Cartographic” category for Geologic Map of the Wells Area, Elko County, Nevada, Nevada Geographic Information Society, 2011

2nd place “Artographic” of Quaternary Faults in Nevada, Nevada Geographic Information Society, 2009

3rd place, “Cartographic” category for Geologic Map of the Devils Throat Quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada, Nevada Geographic Information Society, 2013

3rd Place “Cartographic” category for cartographic work on the Minden quadrangle geologic map, Nevada Geographic Information Society, 2015

Significant Project Contributions

Graphic design of Nevada Geology calendar, 2013–present (http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/Calendars-s/1853.htm)

Nevada Geologic Maps web application (https://gisweb.unr.edu/geologicmaps/)

Nevada Mineral Resource Database web application (currently in production, expected launch Spring 2020)

MyHazards-Nevada web application (https://gisweb.unr.edu/myhazards/)

W.M. Keck Earth Sciences and Mining Research website overhaul (in progress), 2019–present (http://keck.library.unr.edu)

NBMG information architecture planning and development to support NBMG Web-GIS/Open Data operations, 2014–2018

NBMG website overhaul including design and HTML/CSS coding, 2010

Selected Cartographic Work

Beard, L.S., Campagna, D.J., 2012, Geologic Map of the Devils Throat quadrangle, Clark County,
Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 181, scale 1:24,000, 9 p. [cartography by
Armeno, H., and Mauldin, J.] PDF
dePolo, C. M., 2008, Quaternary faults in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 167, scale
1:1,000,000. [cartography by Mauldin, J.] PDF
dePolo, C. M., 2012, Damaging Earthquakes in Nevada—1840s to 2008: Nevada Bureau of Mines and
Geology Special Publication 37 [cartography and design by Mauldin, J.] PDF
dePolo, C.M., and Earl, P.I., 2006, Effect and response in Nevada to the great 1906 San Francisco,
California earthquake: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 06-3 [cartography
  and
layout by Mauldin, J.] PDF
dePolo, D.M., and dePolo, C. M., 2012, Earthquakes in Nevada—1840s to 2010: Nevada Bureau of
Mines and Geology Map 179, scale 1:1,000,000. [cartography by Mauldin, J.] PDF
Henry, C.D, and Thorman, C.H., 2011, Geologic map of the Wells area, Elko County, Nevada, scale
1:48,000 in dePolo, C.M., and LaPointe, D.D., editors, 2011, The 21 February 2008 Mw 6.0 Wells,
Nevada Earthquake—a compendium of earthquake-related investigations prepared by the University
of Nevada, Reno: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 36. [cartography by
Armeno, H., and Mauldin, J.] PDF
Henry, C.D., and Thorman, C.H., 2015, Preliminary geologic map of the Pequop Summit quadrangle,
Elko County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 15-8, scale 1:24,000,
12 p. [cartography by Ryan, K., Micander, R., and Vlcan, J.] PDF
Hinz, N.H., Faulds, J.E., and Bell, J.W., 2011, Preliminary geologic map of the Bunejug Mountains
quadrangle, Churchill County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 11-9,
scale 1:24,000. [cartography by Mauldin, J.] PDF
Kreemer, C., Hammond, W.C., Blewitt, G., Holland, A.A., and Bennett, D.A., 2012, A geodetic strain
rate model for the Pacific–North American plate boundary, western United States: Nevada Bureau of
Mines and Geology Map 178, scale 1:500,000 at latitude 39. [cartography by Mauldin, J.] PDF
Muntean, J.L., and Davis, D.A., 2019, Nevada active mines and energy producers: Nevada Bureau of
Mines and Geology Educational Series 64 [cartography by Wilson, S.C., and Vlcan, J.] PDF
Muntean, J.L., and Davis, D.A., 2019, Nevada active mines and energy producers: Nevada Bureau of
Mines and Geology Open-File Report 19-1, compilation scale 1:1,000,000 [cartography by Wilson,
S.C., and Vlcan, J.] PDF
Otto, B.R., 2008, Geologic map of the central Butte Range, White Pine County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau
of Mines and Geology Map 160: scale 1:48,000, 8 p. [cartography by Vlcan, J., and Richardson, M.]
PDF

Selected Publications

Nevada Geology calendar series (2013 calendar–present)

 

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