Vanguard Cabinet

The Vanguard Cabinet (VC), a URISA initiative, is an advisory board made up of passionate, young geospatial professionals who strive to engage young practitioners, increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the geospatial community. The VC's mission is to collaborate with URISA’s Board of Directors and URISA committees in creating and promoting programs and policies of benefit to young professionals and to enhance overall innovation, collaboration, networking, and professional development opportunities.

URISA members who are age 35 and under are encouraged to apply for membership to the VC. Each year, 5-6 young professionals will be selected by the Steering Committee and each will serve a 2-year term (the application process begins each fall). In recognition of their service, each VC member will be offered a free GIS-Pro conference registration during their term. Additionally, one VC member will be chosen as the URISA Young Professional of the Year and will be awarded free tuition to the URISA Leadership Academy.

The Vanguard Cabinet 2017 Application is now available. Applications are due by November 15. Click here to download the application.

Contact: urisa.vc@gmail.com   Follow us: @URISAVC

Current Initiatives:

"The expertise my mentor shared with me through the URISA mentoring program played a significant role in my career path. I gained beneficial information about the field I was entering into and because of the support from my mentor, I was exceptionally prepared for an interview. I would recommend this program, without a doubt, to anyone looking to gain some insight into a new industry or for help just out of college." - Sarah Love-Martin, Geospatial Analyst, Spatial Data Integrations, Inc., St Louis, Missouri

Click below to launch the Vanguard Cabinet Story Map:

 

 

Cyclomedia
DTSGIS
eGIS Associates, Inc.
ESRI
GeoConnexion
Geocove
GeoTech Vision
Hexagon Geospatial
K2
MGP
North West Geomatics
Pictometry
Planning Communities
Podio
TGA inc.
Vestra
Wellar