WYOMING

AUTHORIZATION FOR GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION/GIS

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION/GIS COORDINATION GROUPS
GIS Steering Committee (official by Computer Technology Division)

Mission: The Computer Technology Division of the Department of Admin. and Information established this group to set the direction of GIS efforts in the state. They set the agenda of the GIS Users Group as well as maintain the state metadata catalog, and address technical GIS issues.

Sectors Represented: state, local, federal, academic, private sector-suppliers, private sector-users

Functions: governor's office, library, revenue-property tax, secretary of state, legislative, administrative, information technology, census data center, archives-records management, environmental protection-natural resource management, public lands management, state geological survey, cultural resources-archeological-historical, transportation, social services, health, economic development

GIS Users Group (official by Computer Technology Division)

Mission: The Computer Technology Division of the Department of Admin. and Information created the group to promote communication, coordination, and sharing of data among various entities in the state, initially concentrating on state agencies. Effort is on data sharing and creation of a state base map.

Sectors Represented: state, local, federal, academic, private sector-suppliers, private sector-users

Functions: information technology, environmental protection-natural resource management, revenue-property tax, governor's office, library, secretary of state, legislative, administrative, census data center, archives-records management, public lands management, state geological survey, cultural resources-archeological-historical, transportation, social services, health, economic development

State Mapping Advisory Committee (official by state agency)

Mission: The role of the SMAC is coordinate activities among state agencies and others and provide input to USGS regarding mapping priorities.

Sectors Represented: state

Functions: environmental protection, natural resource management



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