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URISA Board of Directors Candidates Announced

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Thursday, May 15th 2014


URISA Board of Directors Candidates Announced

URISA’s Leadership Development Committee recently presented its recommended slate of candidates to the URISA Board of Directors. The Board approved the slate, announced below, for its 2014 election. In a few weeks, URISA members will have the opportunity to review each candidate’s visionary statement and professional profile and cast their votes. Those elected will begin their three-year Board terms following GIS-Pro 2014, URISA's Annual Conference in New Orleans, this September.

For URISA President-Elect

  • Rebecca Somers, GISP (Somers-St. Claire GIS Management Consultants – Fairfax, VA)
  • Teresa Townsend, AICP (Planning Communities LLC – Raleigh, NC)

For Board of Directors - International Seat (to fill one position)

  • Valrie Grant, MSc, GISP (GeoTechVision Enterprises Ltd –  Kingston, Jamaica)
  • Corey Halford, BSc, MBA, GISP (City of Airdrie, Alberta Canada)

For Board of Directors (to fill two positions)

  • Alex Hepp (EagleView/Pictometry –  Rochester, New York)
  • Brent Jones (Esri –  Vienna, Virginia)
  • Kevin Mickey, GISP  (The Polis Center, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)
  • Martin Roche, GISP (GeoPlanning Services LLC –  Orlando, Florida)

At the close of GIS-Pro 2014 in New Orleans, the terms of service for these URISA Board members will conclude:

  • Immediate Past President: Al Butler - City of Ocoee, FL  
  • Tripp Corbin, GISP - eGIS Associates, Inc., GA
  • Claudia Paskauskas, GISP - Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Cindy Post, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

We thank them all, in advance, for their dedication and service to URISA and anticipate many more years of continued involvement.

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