Kolbe Stets recently joined KTUA as a GIS Analyst. He is originally from Arroyo Grande on the Central Coast of California. He moved to San Diego about 8 years ago to attend college, initially studying geography and GIS at Grossmont and Mesa Community Colleges. Subsequently he transferred to San Diego State University and earned his bachelor’s degree in Geography with an emphasis is geographic analysis, a minor in sustainability, and a certificate in GIS. He completed an internship at the City of San Diego in the Brush Management division where he worked closely with biologists, rangers, planners, and different departments managers to utilizing his GIS skills. He also held an internship with SANDAG followed by an internship with SDG&E in their GIS departments which led into project planning. Joe Punsalan, Principal Transportation Planner, says “We’re excited to have Kolbe join the team. He brings a great attitude, personality and skill set to provide additional support for all our projects.” With his collected knowledge and skills in GIS, Kolbe looks forward to applying his capabilities to the planning and landscape architecture world and learning more along the way!
Bachelor in Geography, emphasis is geographic analysis, minor in sustainability, and certificate in GIS, San Diego State University