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ACSM Nominee Gary Thompson Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

February 24, 2011 in Associate Membership, Business, Land Surveying, News

GAITERSBURG, MD – Gary Thompson, Section Chief of the North Carolina Geodetic Survey, and a member of two ACSM Member Organizations, AAGS and NSPS, was among the 15 individuals appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to serve as members of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The Committee provides recommendations on federal geospatial policy and management issues and advice on development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) which promotes sharing of geospatial data throughout all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors, and the academic community.

The new appointees to three-year terms on the NGAC are: Read the rest of this entry →