Nancy Leathers serves as the director of the Geospatial Service Support Center (GSSC), a subgroup within the VHA Chief Strategy Office that provides essential geographic information and analyses for VHA operations and strategic initiatives. As director, Ms. Leathers manages the Esri Enterprise Agreement that provides software and services to all offices and medical centers within the Veterans Health Administration. She also oversees the development of geospatial data, products, and services that are critical to decision makers regarding Veteran access to care.
Ms. Leathers began her federal career in 2005 as a GIS specialist for the US Department of Agriculture, providing geospatial support for plant pest surveillance programs. She joined the VHA in 2015 and has been managing the GSSC since 2016.