Lifelong Rush Resident
Chaz Rorick is a lifelong resident of Rush eager to serve you on the town board! He is a proud graduate of Rush-Henrietta Central School District, and holds two degrees from the University of Vermont (B.S. Environmental Science, B.A. Geography). After college, Chaz began work at Eagleview Technologies, a technology company where he prepares aerial imagery products.
Technical Background and Achievements
Versed in a variety of spatial analysis software, including ArcGIS, QGIS, Inpho, and Bentley.
Contributed data to the Missing Maps Project to assist humanitarian efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Accepted into the Masters of Science program for Geographical Information Systems at the University of Aberdeen to further hone my skills in the field.
Communication and Presentation
Presented independent research mapping impacts of wind energy on breeding bird populations at EnerGIS, a leading conference for energy and spatial analysis topics.
Delivered a TedTalk in 2016 examining biomimicry and other scientific advancements.
Served as a NASA Social Media Correspondent on three occasions, sharing news and stories of NASA's missions with an online audience.
Other Work and Hobbies
Served as an intern to the Vermont Lieutenant Governor in 2018, assisting with constituent services and tracking the progress of key environmental legislation.
Hosted a radio show for nearly four years at WRUV, sharing news and music on a weekly basis.