Margaret Rose Spyker is a GIS Analyst and has an M.A. in Geography (concentration in Community Development & Planning) from Western Michigan University and also completed the Geographic Information Science Certificate. Margaret's research is based on the built environment and sustainability. She has responsibility for GIS quality assurance – particularly in the realm of color issues. A critical thinker (her undergraduate degree was in Philosophy) and creative problem-solver, she manages our student employees. She also teaches part time in the Geography Department.