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County tax collector named chair of state GIS panel

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Gov, Pat McCrory has appointed Henderson County Tax Collector Stan Duncan chairman of the Geographic Information Coordinating Council (GICC).


Duncan spent more than 20 years as a valuation specialist for the state Department of Revenue. Past president of the state Association of Assessing Officers, he represents the NCAAO on the Use-Value Advisory Board. He is a current member of the GICC, appointed by Speaker Thom Tillis. Duncan replaces Dr. Lee Mandell, who resigned as chairman.
The Geographic Information Coordinating Council develops policies regarding the use of geographic information and technologies related to the field. The council seeks to further cooperation among state, federal, academic and private institutions in order to improve accessibility and cost-efficiency of North Carolina's geographic information.