Application Deadline, Friday, June 14, 2024

MAPPS is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Board of Directors 2024-2026 term.

When considering candidates, the Nominations Committee shall evaluate the following qualities in candidates for the MAPPS Board of Directors:

  • Reflect and represent the broad range of member firms of MAPPS.
  • Be senior executives in their firms (principals, owners, or partners) with profit/loss and decision-making responsibilities.
  • Has the management, resources, and support of the firm to serve the entire Board term.
  • Has the ability to attend required meetings and dedicate the time needed to fulfill the responsibilities of a Director inside and outside of our Board meetings. The Board meets two to four times in person and occasionally by conference call.
  • Be experienced in the geospatial field and recognized and respected by their professional peers.
  • Be of a range of firm sizes in the membership; the various professional service disciplines; all geographic areas of the United States; gender; age; race; and other characteristics so that the Board in total is reflective of the diversity of the membership.
  • Has management, finance and political acumen to effectively provide oversight to the Association while actively engaging with our Board and our members and promote MAPPS to expand our membership within the entire geospatial community.
  • Be active in MAPPS and demonstrate commitment to the association by active meeting participation (speaker, committee member, political advocacy, sponsorship, PAC, excellence awards, etc.), and be knowledgeable about the association; and,
  • Be from a firm (or family of firms with common ownership relationships) that is not currently represented on the MAPPS Board to spread among the member firms an equitable opportunity to participate on the Board.
  • Applicant’s firm is current with membership dues and will maintain a current active membership for their term of service.

MAPPS members who are interested in serving the association as a member of the Board of Directors should submit an application online here by June 14, 2024.

MAPPS also thanks the following directors with expiring terms for their time, commitment, and contributions to further the MAPPS Mission. Directors with expiring terms may reapply for another term through this Call for Nominations.

Nomination Process

  • Individuals who wish to be considered for election to the MAPPS Board can submit a MAPPS Board of Directors application below no later than June 14, 2024.
  • The Nominations Committee evaluates and ranks those that formally applied.
  • The Nominations Committee will announce its recommended slate of candidates by July 14, 2024.
  • The election of Directors will take place at the annual business meeting of MAPPS during the 2024 Summer Conference scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, 2024, in Park City, Utah.
  • Any individual not nominated by the Nominations Committee can be considered by a nomination from the floor at that meeting, if notice is filed with the MAPPS President (Kelly Francis) by July 25, 2024.
  • Board positions are 2-year terms, and there are no term limits. Terms begin in July 2024.
  • Directors with expiring terms may seek reelection by expressing their intentions to the 2024 Nominations Committee via our application process.

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