External Development Committee


Committee Participants

Bev Corwin, Consultant, Chair


To establish and deepen external relations with professional associations, consortia, organizations, Federal, State and local entities that are relevant to GIS, enabling wider collaboration for GIS priorities.


2017 Work Plan

  • Identify, recruit and develop members as key contacts for liaison relationships
  • Strategize relationship management
  • Develop working relationships and professional development opportunities
  • Sharing communications for events, activities, professional development opportunities, etc., between working groups, and coordinating with external organizations
  • Support other association committees in reaching out to external organizations to enhance their work