Young GIS Promotors18/01/2012
|URISA, USA, has announced the new members of its Vanguard Cabinet. The Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is a URISA initiative to engage young GIS practitioners, increase their numbers in the organisation, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the GIS community. The VC is an advisory board made up of URISA young professionals who represent the organisation's younger members.|
Six new members were named following the 2012 application process. The VC is pleased to welcome: Ryan Elizabeth Bowe, Lexington, Kentucky; Bill Craft, Gardner, Kansas; Erik Endrulat, Salem, Oregon; Lou Manglass, Winterville, Georgia; Diana Maties, Chicago, Illinois and Reed Tomlinson, Chattanooga, Tennessee. They join the inaugural members of the Vanguard Cabinet who were announced one year ago: Ashley Coby, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Rachel Kornak, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Ashley Littell, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Carlos Silva, Richmond, British Columbia and Jennifer Weisser, Dayton, Ohio.
The Cabinet's mission is to collaborate with URISA's Board of Directors and Committees in creating and promoting programmes and policies of benefit to young professionals. Comprised entirely of passionate young members selected from different geospatial disciplines, the Cabinet aims to position URISA as the center of opportunities for creative young professionals who are committed to improving URISA and the geospatial profession via innovation, collaboration, networking and professional development.
Each VC member serves a two-year appointment. The application for 2013 VC membership will be available in November 2012.
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