Meet the Instructors

Leah Saunders

Applications Developer, Seattle Police Department

Leah Saunders has been involved in GIS for more than 18 years. During that time, she’s worked on solutions and projects in various industries including public safety, planning, land management and transportation. She’s also been able to work in many different technology areas of GIS, such as analysis and geoprocessing, software development, cartography, scripting and automation, and database design. Saunders currently works at the Seattle Police Department as an applications developer focusing on GIS. Before this role, she spent 15 years as an instructor, training coordinator and solution engineer at Esri. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and an Advanced Diploma in Engineering, with a focus on GIS.