Eric Wendt works with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), a forum for regional decision-making, developing interactive mapping applications for sustainable planning.
He holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz where he focused on water policy. At UC Irvine, he studied web development and is currently studying Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
After graduating from UC Santa Cruz, Eric worked with Joseph Collins, Ph.D. as a researcher on the classic book, How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas (Pe›nguin Books), and also on the seminal research paper, AIDS in the Context of Development (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development / UNRISD).
Moved by the stories he read, Eric spent the next decade as a social worker serving people with HIV-AIDS, mental illness, drug addiction and developmental disabilities. He has traveled and worked on every continent Antarctica and is fluent in English, French and Spanish. Eric's goal is to apply his experience in water policy, computer programming and GIS to help improve people's lives and environmental health.
Eric lives in Southern California with his wife Luisa and daughter Sofia.
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