The Education Committee works to promote the exchange of Geographic Information Technology to K-12 Schools, colleges, universities, and the public by administering K-12 Education Grants and Higher Education Scholarships and providing training and mentoring to students and teachers.
Committee Chair: Rob Ahl
The Professional Development Committee organizes the Big Sky GeoCon, MAGIP's annual GIS Conference. It also plans workshops at other MAGIP events, and is charged with meeting the continuing education needs of the needs of the membership as well as provide GISP support. The committee oversees the Mentoring Subcommittee, the Ad-Hoc Conference Committee and GIS Day Committee.
Committee Chair: Michael Krueger
The Technical Committee is responsible for advising the MAGIP Board and professionals on technical issues relating to the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of geographic data. To promote sound practices and knowledge sharing, the Technical Committee conducts plans workshops, fosters respectful and open dialogue among all users, and leads the development of best practices and data standards that are relevant to the Montana GIS community.
Committee Chair: Curtis DeVault