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Guiding Principles of the Minnesota Geospatial Advisory Council

 

Guiding Principles

  1. Promote effective investments in geospatial information
  2. Promote geospatial information as a shared public resource
  3. Support the establishment and use of geospatial standards and best practices
  4. Champion collaboration among geospatial practitioners and related stakeholders
  5. Educate and inform policymakers about the value and use of geospatial technology
  6. Provide a forum for ideas and issues to be shared and acted upon by the geospatial community
  7. Encourage all council sectors to contribute to the state geospatial infrastructure
  8. Encourage all council members to communicate outcomes with relevant stakeholders
  9. Encourage geospatial education at all levels
     

Examples of Coordination


Authorization

Legislation passed in 2009; reauthorized in 2014 Statutes (16E.30, subd. 8)
 


Membership and Expectations

Members are appointed to the council via the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State's Open Appointments process.

Term of office for current appointed members:  July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019
Appointing Authority:  State Chief Information Officer
Compensation:  None
Current members

Appointed member sectors

In addition to the appointed members, the council includes the state chief geospatial information officer as a non-voting, ex-officio member.
 

Expectations

Council members are expected to:


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