Kris Symer coordinates information technology, website administration, and marketing communications at the Puget Sound Institute. She provides technical oversight for web sites and designs electronic and print publications. A native of Tacoma with over two decades of creative, analytical, and technical experience, Kris came to Urban Waters from the UW Tacoma Information Technology department. She is a long-time active transportation advocate and is a former co-chair of the City of Tacoma's Bicycle and Pedestrian Technical Advisory Group. Kris holds a B.A. in Business Administration, a certificate in Geographic Information Systems, and an M.S. in Geospatial Technologies from UW Tacoma.