Rick Harbison

Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG)
Title: Senior Planner
Phone: (413) 244-7690
Rick Harbison

Rick provides technical assistance in land use and transportation planning to GPCOG’s municipalities and the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS), with special emphasis in GIS mapping and data services. He is currently overseeing the development of GPCOG’s Data Center and Open Data Hub, both web portals for displaying and sharing community-based information.

Rick is also FAA certified to fly drones to capture aerial imagery and video for GPCOG municipalities.

Rick is a graduate of the Community Planning and Development Master’s Program from the Muskie School of Public Service, with a concentration in Economic Development. He also has a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Anthropology from Colby College.

He holds a Certificate in Applied GIS from the University of Southern Maine, as well as a Certificate in GIS from Penn State University. 

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