Tom Heinrichs


Director, GINA Program


Tom Heinrichs is Director for the Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA) at the University of Alaska. He performs general and technical management, program development, and outreach for GINA. He has been instrumental in creating partnerships and joint projects between the University, agencies, and the private sector.

Prior to joining GINA/ION, Tom worked for the UAF Geophysical Institute’s Computer Resource Center supporting the general infrastructure (DNS, mail, and web servers) and providing high-end Unix support to individual projects.

Prior to becoming a System Analyst, Tom was a Hydrologist and Project Manager, first with the USGS, then with Michael Baker Engineering, a large private consultancy.

He holds a B.S. in Physics from Stanford and a M.S. in Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.