Sidwell's Carpenter Named IAAO Delegate to COGO

St. Charles, IL – The Sidwell Company is pleased to announce that Neal Carpenter, President / CEO, has accepted an appointment to serve as the International Association of Assessing Officer’s delegate to the Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO). In his role as delegate, Carpenter will be will be working closely with the IAAO Board and COGO to help advance a variety of geospatial issues that would benefit the ability of IAAO’s members to better serve the public. Neal has over 30 years’ experience in the geospatial data industry, and possesses the designation of Cadastral Mapping Specialist (CMS) from IAAO.

The IAAO was one of eleven organizations that served as Founding Members of COGO, which was developed to provide a forum for groups concerned with national geospatial issues. Their focus is on initiatives that will improve communications among the member organizations and geospatial community, to provide relevant education to their respective members, to align and strengthen their policy agendas, and to facilitate development of strategies to address national geospatial issues.

About Sidwell
For more than 80 years, The Sidwell Company has provided outstanding products and services, evolving and innovating every step of the way. Sidwell is an employee-owned firm providing integrated land records management solutions and GIS mapping and software development to local government and private-sector organizations across the United States. Sidwell’s premier parcel mapping solution, Parcel Builder™, is currently used by over 150 customers nationwide. Sidwell also offers a full range of aerial photography and photogrammetric services, and is the Midwest Distributor for Ashtech™ GPS products and solutions. For more information about Sidwell services and products, call 877.SIDWELL (877.743.9355) or visit