Continental Mapping is pleased to announce John Erickson has joined the firm as Deputy Director of Programs. Mr. Erickson has over 35 years of experience in mapping and surveying to support transportation and mobility. He will focus on connecting the needs of Departments of Transportation nationwide with Continental Mapping’s innovative geospatial solutions.

Mr. Erickson has served at public agencies since 1984 including the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), as well as other roles in the private sector. He returns to Continental Mapping, having spent two years in a previous business development role starting in 2004. He brings a strong technical background as an ASPRS Certified Photogrammetrist and a Professional Land Surveyor in California, and recently retired from Caltrans as the Supervising Transportation Surveyor, Chief, in the Office of Photogrammetry and Preliminary Investigations. He is an active member of ASPRS, serving as Vice President of the Pacific Southwest Chapter, and is a committee member for the Transportation Research Board AFB80.

With Mr. Erickson’s addition, Continental Mapping continues an investment to best serve our state, federal, and commercial clients. Mr. Erickson’s broad experience in technical and management roles will enable the connection of robust yet cost effective geospatial solutions to state transportation agencies.

Continental Mapping’s Director of Public Works, Tim Caya, stated “John is a great addition to the Public Works leadership team.  His technical background, professional qualifications and deep understanding of the needs of State Departments of Transportation will bring real value to our clients.”