Ron Rioux

Ron Rioux

Location
Manchester, New Hampshire (Greater Boston Area)
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Ron Rioux's Overview

Past
  • IT Analyst at FIRST
  • Program Coordinator, GIS Analyst at FIRST
  • Engineering Technician at FIRST
Education
Connections

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Ron Rioux's Education

American Sentinel University, Denver

Bachelor of Science (BSGIS), Geographic Information Systems

20122014 (expected)

Grade: Senior

3.90 GPA
Description of ASU Program on Esri site:
http://www.esri.com/Industries/university/programs/asu

American Sentinel University, Denver

Associate of Science (ASGIS), Geographic Information Systems

20102012

University of West Florida

Certificate in Geographic Information Science, GIS

20092010

24 Credit Hour, One Year Program

Program Description:
http://uwf.edu/gisonline/ProgramOptions/GISCertificate.cfm

University of New Hampshire

Wetlands Delineation Certificate

20122014 (expected)

US Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Methods, Identification of Wetlands Trees and Shrubs

National Outdoor Leadership School

Mt. Kenya Backcountry Leadership Course

18 Day expedition ranging through all seven bio-diversity zones of Mt. Kenya.

Ron Rioux's Experience

IT Analyst

FIRST

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

September 2013March 2014 (7 months) Manchester, NH

Utilized Python to extend and integrate ArcGIS with existing systems, data retrieval, processing and publishing of data as map services on ArcGIS Server, and data analysis purposes.

Analyzed business processes, researched solutions, and made recommendations to management on implementation of new systems, upgrades to existing systems and opportunities for improvements.

Performed GIS analysis to produce maps, graphs and other presentation materials to convey the organization's impact in accomplishing its mission, goals and key performance indicators.

Program Coordinator, GIS Analyst

FIRST

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2007September 2013 (6 years) Manchester, NH

Utilized ArcGIS to analyze and track progress toward organization’s goals such as customer growth and representation in every high school in the U.S. and increase retention rate of existing customers.

Created Python scripts to match participant data with schools and Census defined school districts.

Regularly produced presentation quality maps and charts to convey customer density and growth to inform business decisions regarding event placement, customer outreach efforts and opportunities.

Engineering Technician

FIRST

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2000October 2007 (7 years 1 month) Manchester, NH

Lead technical contact for robotics competition events that required troubleshooting of robot control systems, competition field electronics and software under tight time constraints in large venues.

Participated in the design of each season's competition structure, game rules and control systems.

Engineering Technician

The Cooper Automation Group, Ltd

December 1997May 2000 (2 years 6 months) Bedford, NH

Created custom applications for data retrieval and monitoring of factory processes and equipment.

Peace Corps Volunteer

U.S. Peace Corps

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; International Affairs industry

June 1995August 1997 (2 years 3 months) Nanyuki, Kenya, East Africa

Exercised diplomacy as liaison between the Municipal Council and foreign donors who often had culturally conflicting preconceptions of project goals, expectations, milestones and time constraints.

Facilitated water resources development projects for community based action groups while fostering a sense of ownership of the projects in order to encourage continued participation by the stakeholders and project sustainability at the conclusion of my twenty-seven month commitment.

Conservation Research Technician

Americorps

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

September 1994May 1995 (9 months)

Served as a volunteer assisting hydrologists at the Daniel Beard Research Center with installation of telemetry equipment for daily, automated retrieval of hydrology data throughout the park. Upgraded and repaired hurricane-damaged ground water monitoring stations. Collected data from rain gages, ground water monitoring stations, and flow meters.

Archeological Research Technician

National Park Service

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

March 1993August 1994 (1 year 6 months) Dry Tortugas National Park, Biscayne National Park

Collected hydrographic data from survey transects of two parks using magnetometers and sub-surface sonar for locating, mapping and cataloging cultural artifacts and historic shipwrecks.

Ron Rioux's Courses

  • Associate of Science (ASGIS), Geographic Information Systems

    American Sentinel University, Denver

    • Introduction to Geodatabases (GIS215)
    • Utilizing GIS for Human Based Problem Solving (GIS240)
    • Utilizing Google Earth and Google Maps for GIS (GIS120)
    • Database Applications (IS203)
    • Computer Ethics (PH320)
    • Principles of Business Communications (COM240)
    • Web Design I (WEB301)
    • Introduction to Computer Science (CS105)
    • Introduction to GIS Business Applications (GIS230)
    • College Algebra (MA120)
    • English Composition (ENG110)
  • University of New Hampshire

    • Regional Geography of the Non-Western World (GEOG402)
    • Principles of Biology (BIOL403)
    • Freshman English (ENGL401)
  • Wetlands Delineation Certificate

    University of New Hampshire

    • U.S. Army Corps Wetland Delineator Methods (CRN 496213)
    • Identification of NH Trees and Shrubs (CRN 304212)
  • Mt. Kenya Backcountry Leadership Course

    National Outdoor Leadership School

    • Mt. Kenya Expedition, Oct. 27 - Nov. 15 1996 (NOEP38)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSGIS), Geographic Information Systems

    American Sentinel University, Denver

    • Environmental Modeling (GIS300)
    • Data Acquisition (GIS350)
    • Advanced Database Systems (IS376)
    • Information Technology Project Management (MIS350)
    • Introduction to Information Systems (IS308)
    • Remote Sensing of the Environment (GIS315)
    • IT Hardware and Systems Software (IS328)
    • GPS Applied to GIS (GIS330)
    • Spatial Databases (GIS420)
    • Open Source GIS (GIS400)
  • Mount Washington College

    • Principles of Management (BADM100)
    • Microeconomics (ECON105)
    • Introduction to Business Law (BADM330)
    • Federalism (POSC350)
  • Certificate in Geographic Information Science, GIS

    University of West Florida

    • Intro to Geographic Information Systems (GIS4043/L)
    • Cartographic Skills (GIS3015/L)
    • Applications in GIS (GIS4048)
    • GIS Programming (GIS4102)
    • Remote Sensing and Photo Interpretation (GIS4035/L)
    • Special Topics in GIS (GIS4930)
    • GIS Internship (GIS4944)
    • Maritime Studies
  • Manchester Community College

    • Anthropology (AN101)
    • Earth Science (ESCI110)
    • Database Design and Mangement (MC120)
    • Advanced Programming (MC220)

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