GIS Specialist

Jose Torres
Term GIS Specialist
Phone: 256-447-1006
jtorres@galandtrust.org

Jose joined the Land Trust in 2018 and is currently serving as a Term GIS Specialist. He grew up in Glendale, CA, and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese language and literature from University of California at Los Angeles in 2003, and most recently completed a dual-master degree from Auburn University in Geography and Community Planning in 2016. His research as a graduate student focused on planning related to hazards and disaster mitigation. A former William Averette Anderson Fellow and Americorps CivicSpark Water Fellow, Jose is very passionate about public health, community development, and the proliferation of the arts.