GIS Administration

As the managing partner for the LINK-GIS partnerships, the GIS Administration Department services city and county agencies including: fire, police, and EMS; the regional water and sanitation districts; property valuation administration; school districts; area businesses; and residents.

Typical activities include:

  • developing digital data, maps, databases, and on-line mapping;
  • fostering partnerships and coordinating related projects with other agencies; 
  • providing local leadership and expertise related to GIS activities; and
  • providing access to local GIS data and products.

The department’s staff is responsible for the production of accurate maps for realtors, appraisers, new home sites and individuals, providing digital data in the form of CDs or by email, web services, and creating topographic maps for new home sites.

Department Staff

  • Trisha Brush, GISP, PMP - Director GIS/IT
  • Tom East, GISP - Geospatial Solutions Architect
  • Christy Powell, GISP - GIS Applications Development Coordinator
  • Joe Busemeyer, GISP - GIS Applications Developer Lead
  • Louis Hill, AICP, GISP - Geospatial Solutions Lead
  • Gladys Riaño-Cano - Geospatial Solutions Analyst

Quick Points of Contact

  • Ask GIS website questions:  call Christy Powell or Joe Busemeyer at 859.331.8980
  • Ask mapLAB questions:  call Louis Hill at 859.331.8980
  • Ask platting questions:  call Laura Tenfelde at 859.331.8980
  • Ask addressing questions:  call Michelle Allender at 859.957.2405
  • Submit complaints, concerns, suggestions or other time sensitive issues:  call Trisha Brush at 859.331.8980
  • All other questions:  call 859.331.8980

Contact Us

Email Address

Trisha Brush, GISP, PMP

US Mail Address

GIS Administration Department
Planning and Development Services of Kenton County
1840 Simon Kenton Way, Suite 3400
Covington, Kentucky 41011