Tricia Foster is a GIS Application Architect for the IS Business Intelligence / Analytics team at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. She works closely with Charles Summerhill, and together they manage the ArcGIS Enterprise system for Texas Children’s.
Tricia has worked in IS-related positions for 21 years, 13 of those in healthcare IS roles, and about 4 of those years in GIS.
Her zeal for GIS was ignited while trapped in her home amidst the rising floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey. Working together with Charles, they mapped member locations, including those of many very sick children in flooded areas, to get them medication, healthcare, and other resources they needed.
Patricia is a native Texan, an active member of the choir in her church, and a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 2002.