Sam Franklin

GIS Specialist

Sam Franklin grew up in Southern Pines, NC and holds a BA in geography from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sam initially joined the Historic Preservation Office as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) intern in 2010, mapping rural architectural resources across the state. In 2012, Sam moved underground and joined the OSA as the GIS Specialist.

Sam’s responsibilities include the digitization process of the office’s geographic data, data creation, quality control and management of geographic data, training and support for OSA staff and consultants in the use of GIS technology and the production of specialized cartographic deliverables, including customized maps, applications and reports.