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News: Association Updates

GITA Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Monday, October 3, 2016  


Call for Nominations to the GITA Board of Directors:

The board of directors is currently soliciting nominations to the board of directors.

A minimum of three seats on the board will become vacant at the end of the 2016.  Therefore, the executive management team is soliciting nominations for interested and active GITA members who would like to contribute to the ongoing success of the organization by volunteering their time and talents to serve GITA and the larger geospatial community via service on the board.

The executive management team is especially interested in candidates who can assist us with:

  • Organizational leadership and advisement
  • Help formulate policies and procedures
  • Assist with financial management
  • Develop and oversee program planning and evaluation
  • Promote GITA, its local chapters, regional and national events
  • Serve as a representative to other associations, industry groups and governmental agencies
  • Assist in fundraising and outreach

Interested candidates should be willing to:

  • Attend and participate in monthly teleconference meetings on a regular basis
  • Attend a minimum of one face to face meeting per year.
  • Participate on a standing committee of the board.
  • Be alert to industry concerns that may be addressed by GITA’s mission, objectives, and programs.
  • Help communicate GITA’s mission and programs to the geospatial community.
  • Participate in national and local chapter events.

Interested, in assisting us? 


Please submit a letter of interest along with a current resume or CV to


All candidates should be members in good standing of GITA, and at the very least have the support of their employer or sponsoring organization.  Nominations should be received by


November 4, 2016


Nominations shall be reviewed by the executive committee, and candidates deemed meeting the qualifications shall be placed on the ballot for a vote of the membership.


GITA is on the move, our slogan is: “The Geospatial Association for Your Future”, we hope that you would consider being a big part of “OUR FUTURE” by volunteering for service on the board.


A more detailed outline of a GITA director’s duties can be found here:

Duties of the Board



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