Nominations sought for Interior geospatial advisory committee


The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to its National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

“Geospatial information and technology are essential and growing components of our economy, and play a vital role in helping us manage our resources and achieve critical national goals,” said Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science Anne Castle.

“The National Geospatial Advisory Committee provides a valuable service in supplying critical advice on important geospatial issues and in working together with the FGDC to pursue the common goal of advancing the use and effectiveness of geospatial information.”


Nominations for appointment to the NGAC should be submitted electronically to by July 19, 2012. Nominations may come from employers, associations, professional organizations, or other geospatial organizations and should include:

  • A nomination letter summarizing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in NGAC membership and describing the nominee’s ability to represent a sector or stakeholder group.
  • A biographical sketch, resume or vita.
  • One letter of reference and the names and contact information of two additional references.
  • Contact information for the nominee (name, title, organization, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number).

Additional information can be found at

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