Dr. Michael Barndt received his PhD in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University. He served for 29 years on the Urban Studies faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, including three years as chair of the program. He assisted with the founding of the Data Center program at the NonProfit Center of Milwaukee in 1991, and became the coordinator of the program in 1999. Michael has written and presented on a wide variety of topics relevant to neighborhood use of information and technology: public participation GIS (PPGIS), community networking and information systems, comprehensive local data clearinghouse systems and methods of spatial analysis. Applied research at the Nonprofit Center has included collaboration with local organizations assessing issues in community health, crime, housing, education, population trends and community asset networks.    (3PK)