Proposed Recommendations of the West Virginia Formulation Council Subcommittee

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Proposed Recommendations
of the
West Virginia Formulation
Council Subcommittee
Sean Litteral, Chairman
West Virginia Department of Transportation
GIS Manager 1
History
• On November 9th 2005 90 GIS professionals
discussed a new GIS Coordination Council.
• A committee was identified to explore
implementing methods and organizational
structure.
• Committee met 5 times to work on issues
and vote on recommendations.
• Results and meeting minutes are available
on-line through the WV GIS Tech Center
(GIS News).
Committee Members
L_NAME
F_NAM
E
ORGANIZATOIN
SECTOR
E-MAIL
Adkins
JD
Cabell County Assessors Office
Local Govt.
[email protected]
Bauch
Bruce
U.S. Geological Survey
Federal
[email protected]
Donaldson
Kurt
WV GIS Technical Center, WVU
State
[email protected]
Elkhansa
Hussein
Division of Highways
State
[email protected]
Elmes
Greg
West Virginia University
Education
[email protected]
Evans
Larry
Dept. of Environmental Protection
State
[email protected]
Griffith
Andrea
Semaphore Hill Associates, LLC
Private
[email protected]
Litteral
Sean
Rahall Transportation Institute,
State
[email protected]
Leonard
Jamie
Marshall University
Education
[email protected]
Mazgaj
Joe
Division of Homeland Security –
Emergency Management
State
[email protected]
Neidig
Craig
State GIS Coordinator
State
[email protected]
Inglis-Smith
Chandra
Rahall Transportation Institute,
State
[email protected]
Thaxton
Rex
Mountain CAD Corp.
Private
[email protected]
Key Elements of the Plan
• Provides a mechanism for the Geospatial
Community to work with the State GIS
Coordinator.
• Creates an organization to Champion GIS.
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Policies
Standards
Legislation
Conferences
Advocacy
Educate decision makers and political leaders
• Make GIS part of everyday state business
WEST VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF GEOSPATIAL PROFESSIONALS
MISSION
To promote and support geospatial professionals in the
efficient use of sharing geospatial information and related
resources throughout the state of West Virginia.
RECOMMENDED MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA
Anyone who has an interest in geospatial technology.
To be a voting member, must pay membership fee of $50
for an individual, $20 for a student.
Board of Directors
The board shall have supervision, control, and direction of the affairs
and funds of the WVAGP, and shall carry out the policies or changes
therein within the limits of the bylaws. The board may elect delegates
to a executive board of officers, staff, and committees as it deems
necessary for the administration of the affairs of the WVAGP.
•The Board membership shall be composed of 11 voting members, with
one non-voting member comprised of the State GIS Coordinator.
•Composition of Board as follows:
•3 State, 2 education, 2 local, 1 federal, 2 private, 1 at-large.
•The Board member are elected every 2 years.
•The Board will be planners!
Executive Committee
Board will elect four of its members as the Executive Committee,
Comprised of a Chairman, Co-Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary.
There will be only three voting members on the Executive
Committee.
The three voting members will be the Chairman, Co-Chair and
Treasurer.
Two year term for board members/executive committee.
Primary Benefit
Smaller group making it easier to meet.
GIS Coordinator
•State GIS Coordinator will be lateral to
proposed 11 member board and will
advocate its actions through the
administration.
•Placement of Coordinator should be under
CTO in the State IT Department.
State GIS Coordiator Duties in Relationship to WVAGP Duties
Primary Benefits
• Increased coordination opportunities.
• More involvement of the Geospatial
Community into the direction of GIS.
• Increase the level of Geospatial
professionalism.
• Improve education, training, and
certification standards for geospatial
technology professionals.
• Provides 2 avenues of communication to
State decision makers.
What the next step?
• Establish acceptance by the
Geospatial Community.
• Development of a Strategic Plan.
• Establish the organization.
• Nominate and Elect Officers.
• Draft and approve Charter and
Bylaws.
• Establish ties to Executive and
Legislative branches.
Reminder
• Please fill out the voting Ballot after
the end of discussions.
• You can vote by paper, email or
online.
• Deadline June 2.
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