Join the GIS Colorado community e-mail list for peer conversation and a support network. This free service provides an avenue to ask questions, share resources, and engage with the GIS community within Colorado and beyond. Powered by Google Groups, conversations, suggestions, and solutions can be archived and searchable.
Join us at one of our free quarterly meetings and/or reduced cost trainings to promote geospatial professional development. Submit an abstract and present at the next meeting.
Whether you have been in the industry for years or are new to the discipline, these online and in person events are invaluable to getting to know GIS in Colorado.
- Professional networking with peers
- Annual scholarships for students
- Keep the Listserv a free resource
- Cost effective professional development workshops
- GIS quarterly events and more
All dates and locations are considered tentative unless otherwise stated. We are always looking for new places to visit in the great state of Colorado! Help us by volunteering to be a Local Point of Contact, or email email@example.com with new location and training ideas.
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GIS Colorado provides geospatial professionals with a collaborative environment for the support and exchange of GIS information, resources, and technology. GIS experts and educators will keep their skills up-to-date by participating
in training, educational events, and networking opportunities around the state of Colorado and beyond. Our user-based offerings and resources cover specific technologies professionals need to know in order to progress in their careers,
including support of GISP certification.
Over 80% of funding is reinvested into the community as scholarships, low-cost training and free events. Become a member to invest in your own career as well as the up-and-coming GIS community of the future. Join today and make GIS
Colorado your geospatial connection.
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We support GIS education and development in Colorado by offering and maintaining these great opportunities:
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Please contact webmaster @giscolorado.org with any site related issues.
We are happy to help troubleshoot any issue you see with your membership, including any erroneous charges, lost passwords or expired accounts. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
Full refunds will be automatically issued for any request to cancel if they are received 7 days or more in advance of the scheduled training date.
Refund requests received within 7 days of a scheduled training can be refunded if the seat is filled by another participant. If no other participant is identified and accepted, no refund will be issued.
GIS Colorado Board of
Board members make it possible for GIS Colorado to continue to enrich professionals and so much more.
Voting Board Members
• Luke Kaim Thelen, Chair, (2023 to 2024 finishing N. Viau’s term)
• Peter Horgan, (2022 to 2025), Co Chair, Training Coordinator
• Genie Hays, (2023 to 2026), Treasurer
• Catherine Hoemke, (2023 to 2025) Secretary, Webmaster
• Blaine Horner (2022 to 2025, finishing D Barnett’s term)
• Elizabeth Crawley (2021 to 2024, finishing for A. Riling’s term)
• Mark Bellncula, (2023 to 2024 finishing M. Crocker’s term), Mapping Contest Chair
• Bryan Frazier (2022 to 2025, finishing for S Von Flue’s term)
• Open (2023 to 2026, finishing N. Pepper’s term)
Scholarship Committee – Brian Thompson, Chair
Elected board terms run from April to April. Self nominations take place in the fall (typically October to November), followed directly be elections in December. Training and onboarding are provided for new board members January through March.