URISA announced the newest members of its Vanguard Cabinet. The Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is a URISA initiative to engage young GIS practitioners, increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the GIS community. The VC is an advisory board who represent the young membership of the organization. The Cabinet’s mission is to collaborate with URISA’s Board of Directors and Committees in creating and promoting programs and policies of benefit to young professionals.
Comprised entirely of passionate young members selected from different geospatial disciplines, the Cabinet aims to position URISA as the center of opportunities for ambitious young professionals who are committed to improving URISA and the geospatial profession via innovation, collaboration, networking, and professional development.
Each Vanguard Cabinet member serves a two-year term. Learn more about VC activities here: http://www.urisa.org/about-us/vanguard-cabinet/ Cabinet members are selected through an application process, with a review by the Vanguard Steering Committee. The application process for 2019 Vanguard Cabinet members will open in October 2018.