To manage an annual awards program on behalf of the New York State GIS Association in order to recognize achievement, innovation, and contributions to our profession, and help foster a strong community of GIS Professionals in New York State.
The Communications Committee manages and disseminates information that represents part of the public face of the New York State GIS Association (NYSGISA).
Supports the NYS GIS Association in meeting the educational needs of its membership and fostering GIS education across New York State.
To establish external relations with professional associations, universities and colleges, private firms, public entities and vendors by working to develop a better public image for their GIS work.
Geospatial Summit 2014
To put on the best and most informative Geospatial Summit for GIS Professionals in New York State.
To engage government entities on behalf of the NY State GIS Association to promote and influence GIS employment standards and education in the public sector, and to elevate GIS and GIS professionals in government service.
To protect and promote the interests of the State’s geospatial community by reviewing proposed legislative initiatives and providing appropriate input.
Encourage users of Geospatial technology from all backgrounds to join and participate in the Association. To ensure member’s user experience is of the highest quality and benefit. Also, in conjunction with other committees of the Association, strive in all efforts to continue membership growth.
To put on the best and most informative state conference for GIS Professionals in New York State.
Provide training, guidance, and assistance to the members of the NYS GIS Association at all levels of expertise in an effort to further their knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the many geospatial technologies and solutions that are available.
Work to improve collaboration, cooperation and mutual support between the NYS GIS Association and NYS Regional GIS Groups. The NYS GIS Association recognizes that its regional partners are critical to the success of GIS in the State and understands that by helping to strengthen them, it will also be strengthened.