The Association of American Geographers (AAG) joins the GIS Certification

December 6, 2004 - Park Ridge, Illinois - The Association of American Geographers (AAG) recently accepted the GIS Certification Institute's (GISCI) invitation to join the GISCI Board of Governors. This partnership helps to fulfill the goals of both organizations. This news follows the National States Geographic Information Council's (NSGIC) decision to join the GISCI Board of Governors earlier this month. This further expands the scope of GISCI and continues with its mission to make GISCI more inclusive in order to better meet the needs of the multidisciplinary GIS profession.

AAG has appointed Douglas Richardson, Executive Director of AAG to serve as their interim representative on the Board of Directors. "AAG accepts with pleasure the invitation to join the GISCI Board of Governors," announced Douglas Richardson. "(We) look forward to working together with GISCI and with the other organizations involved to help develop and sustain a strong and meaningful certification program."

"We are extremely pleased to have AAG's involvement on the GISCI Board of Governors," says Lynda Wayne, President of GISCI. "AAG and Doug's participation in GISCI will help establish a centralized voice for the GIS Professional community, promote the program and our shared commitment to a code of ethics."

The GISCI Board of Governors is comprised of geographic science and technology organizations that select representatives to serve on the GISCI Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is then comprised of individuals, elected by the Board of Governors, that serve as the governing body of GISCI. AAG, joins NSGIC and URISA on the Board of Governors.

There are 512 Certified GIS Professionals (GISPs) as of November 25, 2004. To download application materials or for more information regarding the GISCI certification program please visit www.gisci.org or call (847) 824-7768.


Press Information
Scott Grams
GISCI
Tel.: 847-824-7768
E-mail: Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Trimble Catalyst

Featured Video
Jobs
Geospatial Analyst for Vencore at Suitland, MD
Intelligence and Image Analyst for Boeing at Las Cruces, NM
Geospatial Intelligence Analyst for Quick Services LLC at Fort Bragg, NC
MECHANICAL ENGINEER for Peter R. Thom and Associates at ORINDA, CA
Sr. Mechanical Engineer for Kateeva at Newark, CA
Architectural Designer II for AECOM at New York, CA
Upcoming Events
Geospatial World Forum 2017 at Hyderabad International Convention Center P.O Bag 1101, Cyberabad Post Office Hyderabad Telangana India - Jan 23 - 25, 2017
GMP Compliance for Quality Control Laboratories 2016 at Andheri Kurla Road, Sahar Village Mumbai, Maharashtra India - Jan 23 - 24, 2017
DGI 2017 at QEII Centre London United Kingdom - Jan 23 - 25, 2017
Esri's annual Geodesign Summit 2017 at Esri's Headquarters Redlands CA - Jan 24 - 26, 2017
Teledyne Optech
Teledyne:
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy