FLURISA Nominating committee
Chapter member appointed by the President.
Accepting Nominations for the following positions
Executive Positions: Central Section Executive (2 year term, rotating on odd years)
Treasurer (currently vacant, 2 year term)
Vice President (2 year term, then president)
Regional Directors: Regional Directors that have completed 2-year term
Regional Director - Northeast (North) Wendy Peloquin 10/9/2013
Regional Director - Gatorland (Central) Heather Hardester
Regional Director - Southwest (South) Amy Hoyt
Please send all nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9/24/19
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - request the submission of suitable names (11 weeks prior to vote)
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - Nomination Committee presents names to Executive Boar (9 weeks prior to vote)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - Ballot published (8 weeks prior to vote)
Vote: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Great news everyone, after a short delay we are back up and running with the FLURISA newsletter! Thank you to our team, consisting of Tim Flynn, Amy Hunter, and Lisa Wallace!
In this edition:
Letter from the President
Feature Article #1 - Lee County Pollution Prevention Project
Feature Article #2 - Vanguard Cabinet
The Map Page
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Please join us for our upcoming webinar in October!
Title: NASA Disasters Program and Mapping Portal OverviewTime: Wed, October 16 2019 12:30-1:30 PM EST
Presenters: Amy Robinson and Brady Helms are Disaster Management Coordinators for the NASA Disasters Program at NASA Headquarters. . They are responsible for the collection and coordination of disaster-relevant research, data, and satellite imagery across multiple NASA centers, which provides situational awareness and aids in the decision-making of operational organizations.
Jeremy Kirkendall is the Senior GIS Administrator and Garrett Layne is a GIS Specialist for the NASA Disasters Program at NASA Headquarters. They are responsible for the curation of the NASA Disasters Mapping Portal which hosts disaster-relevant research, data, and satellite imagery from across NASA as well as web applications and story maps.
Description: The NASA Disasters Program promotes the use of Earth observations to improve the prediction of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural and technological disasters. This webinar will provide an introduction to the NASA Disasters Program and highlight the types of information available, as well as how users can access the information through the NASA Disasters Mapping Portal.
FLURISA webinars are free of charge for members. If you are member please click the eFLURISA Registration to access the GoTo Webinar sign up link.
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First of all, thank you very much for your support of FLURISA during the 2018/19 year. It is that time of year where we once again ask for your continued support. The annual membership runs from July 1st to June 30th, 2020. Membership dues will once again be $25.
Thank you for visiting our new website, we have migrated our user database to this new platform, if you have questions on your old user information, please let us know here, or see this page for more information.
We have been able to host several great webinars over the past year, and we have several more planned for upcoming months. Our eFLURISA webinars, highlighting the latest in GIS technology, applications, and solutions and are always free for members. In addition, we will continue to sponsor happy hours, social events, and conferences in your region utilizing the proceeds of your membership and our corporate sponsor’s fees.
We are no longer offering the online GIS classes, but there is a discount that you can get from Geospatial Training (20% for FLURISA members). If you would like more details, please contact us. We will be offering a new benefit that will be an online offering of URISA workshops. We are currently working out the details on this educational benefit and will let everyone know once finalized.
Interested in finding out more about Corporate Sponsorship, please click here.
Thank you once again for your support of Florida URISA!
As you may have noticed, we have a new website! We have migrated off our Joomla content management software and on to the WildApricot platform. We have tried to make the content as familiar as possible, but there will be some changes. There are a few things that members will need to be aware of: Your new user name is your email address, you can always change this if needed. The first order of business will be changing your password. Please click HERE to change your password.
The new platform is going to help us many different ways. We are very excited to roll out the new website, but we know there will likely be some growing pains. We are here to help. Please contact us and let us know if you are having any issues. email@example.com.
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