Kris Symer provides information technology, website administration, geospatial analysis, publication design, and related support at the Puget Sound Institute. She previously served in web development, database design, and systems analyst roles in the UW Tacoma Information Technology department. She is a long-time active transportation advocate, a certified cycling instructor, 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.