Angela Johnson works as a geographic information systems (GIS) specialist at the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri. Angela started working with CARES in June of 2011 as a data technician and, through her work on various projects, quickly developed skills which helped advance her role at the Center. Her current activities include data analysis, preparation of data for GIS mapping applications, design and execution of map layers for web-based platforms, and user support. Angela received a B.A. in Anthropology from James Madison University in May 2007 and a Graduate Certificate in GIS from the University of Missouri in December 2013.