Will Craig is Associate Director at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. He is the current president of NSGIC, the National States Geographic Information Council. He is past president of UCGIS, the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, and URISA, the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. He served on the Governor's Council on Geographic Information from 1992 to 2009. In 2009 he was inducted into URISA's GIS Hall of Fame.