Mara Gericke joined the MGP Team as a GIS Analyst in 2021. She has previous experience as a GIS Analyst at Western Land Services in Grand Rapids, MI and in Transportation Planning with two Michigan Metropolitan Planning Organizations. Mara received her Bachelor of Science from Grand Valley State University, majoring in Geography and minoring in Urban & Regional Planning. While at GVSU, she also earned certifications in GIS and Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning. Outside of work, you can find Mara riding her bike and weaving textiles such as rugs and wall hangings from upcycled and recycled materials.