Jim Castagneri is a Geographer with the U.S. Census Bureau who manages geographic programs for Texas and the Rocky Mountain west. Early in his career, Jim was involved in the creation of the TIGER system. More recently, Jim has played a pivotal role in bringing GIS analysis to survey management and Census field operations. He specializes in Census statistical geography and the spatial analysis of demographic data.
Lacey Loftin is a statistician with the United States Census Bureau. In the 14 years that she has been with the agency, she has served as an Analyst for the Economic Census, supervised data collection operations, acted as a congressional liaison during the 2010 Census, and worked to create the Statistics in Schools program. Lacey's time is now focused on outreach to organizations and governments in Texas, sharing data, tools and useful applications.