You are invited to submit nominations for the Southern California Chapter of URISA Executive Board for the 2020/2021 term. The Chapter officers serve a two-year term and will be announced at the annual CalGIS 2020 Conference (in Long Beach, Feb 9 – 11, 2020). Officers must be URISA members in good standing. Board positions include:

  •   President
  •   Vice President
  •   Secretary

(Current Vice-President automatically ascends to a 2-year term as President)
Other positions are on a volunteer basis; please consider joining our amazing team of GIS professionals. Please see the SoCal URISA website for a description of Officer Duties.

  • Membership Chair
  • Newsletter
  • Northern Area Programs
  • Southern Area Programs
  • WebMaster
  • Advisory Board Position

The list of nominees will be reviewed by the Executive Board and if more than two candidates per position are submitted, a final ballot will be presented to the members for voting. Please send any nominations to the SoCal URISA email address:

Nominations must be received no later than January 31, 2020. Voting will be (if needed) February 3 – 6, 2020.

Remember, this is your chance to participate actively in this Chapter. Take advantage of this opportunity and help select our leaders, send your nomination today!


SoCal URISA Board


Description of SoCal URISA Board Members Duties


Listing of Nominated People and Positions:

President:  Rachel Rodriguez, Fred Dominguez

Vice President:  Dr. Steven Steinberg, Jennifer Pilapil

Secretary:  Shannon Julius,

Membership:   Kate Vavra-Musser, Heather Kelly

Web Master: Kate Vavra-Musser

Southern Area Programs:  Luciane Musa,

Northern Area Programs:  John Strain

Advisory Board: Melisa Caric Lee