Precision Data and Research Lead
Stephanie was raised on a small purebred Charolais and Performance horse operation outside of Hamiota, Manitoba. From a young age, she started rodeoing and now trains rope and barrel horses as part of Double S Performance Horses. Stephanie competes at ropings and rodeos across Canada and the United States. In 2018, Stephanie qualified as one of the top 60 women in the world, to rope at the first-ever Rope for the Crown, breakaway roping world championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After graduating from high school in Hamiota, Stephanie went on to complete a Diploma in GIS Environmental Technologies at the Assiniboine Community College, a University Diploma in Equine Studies, and University Certificates in Equine Science and Equine Business Management at the University of Guelph. She loves learning and growing and is currently completing a certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy through the Animal Behavioral Institute.
Stephanie has been working in the GIS industry for the better part of 10 years. Spending time working with the City of Brandon, multiple rural municipalities in Manitoba, a couple of Conservation Districts, and most currently, running Geomaptics, a GIS contracting business. During her employment with the City of Brandon, Stephanie was honored to be asked to speak on behalf of the software company, ESRI. She spoke at conferences across Canada and at the ESRI International Users Conference in San Diego, California. She spent some time living in Alberta working with a precision ag company as a GIS Technician and is very excited to be back working in the Ag Industry.
When not at work or at the barn, Stephanie can be found at the rink playing hockey, drawing, reading, or traveling.