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National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) Report.

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    • National Geospatial Advisory Committee
      NSGIC
      October 2009
      Cleveland, OH
      National Geospatial Advisory Committee
    • National Geospatial Advisory Committee
      April 2008
      2
    • National Geospatial Advisory Committee
    • NGAC Purpose
      The Committee will provide advice and recommendations on federal geospatial policy and management issues and provide a forum to convey views representative of partners in the geospatial community
      *NGAC Charter, January 2008
    • NGAC Purpose
      Under Federal Advisory Committee Act rules, will function solely as an advisory body, providing recommendations on effective management of Federal geospatial programs. In particular, it will provide advice on the development of the NSDI.
    • NGAC Mission
      To provide strategies regarding the creation, management and dissemination of cohesive geospatial data, information and knowledge to enable commercial, academic, and nonprofit organizations and all levels of government to more effectively:
      • empower and serve the public
      • protect our homeland
      • foster economic growth
      • advance science
      • manage our resources
      • prepare for and respond to emergencies
      • govern our nation
      * Adopted by NGAC, June 2008
    • Steering Committee
      ________________
      Executive Committee
      National Geospatial
      Advisory Committee
      Coordination Group
      Secretariat Staff
      Working Groups
      Biological
      Data
      Clearing-
      house
      Geospatial
      Applications
      Enterprise
      Architecture
      Historical
      Data
      Homeland
      Security
      Marine
      Boundaries
      Metadata
      Standards
      Cadastral
      Cultural and Demographic Statistics
      Geodetic Control
      Geologic
      Thematic Subcommittees
      Marine and Coastal Spatial Data
      Spatial Water Data
      Transportation
      Vegetation
      Wetlands
      FGDC Organizational Overview
    • NGAC Guidance – 2008
      Initial Focus Areas:
      1. Advancing the National Spatial Data Infrastructure
      NSDI - Future Roles and Responsibilities of Key Players
      2. Public-Private Partnerships
      Investment Strategy
      3. Management of Federal Geospatial Resources
      OMB Circular A-16
      4. Data Initiatives
      Imagery for the Nation
      The National Map
      National Land Parcel Data
      * Letter from FGDC Chair to NGAC Chair, April 2008
    • NGAC Activities – 2008
      April 2008 Meeting
      Approval of NGAC Mission Statement
      Briefings on FGDC activities/priorities
      Initial Plan of Action for NGAC & Establishment of NGAC Subcommittees
      June 2008 Meeting
      Approval of the NGAC Bylaws
      Endorsement & Recommendations on Imagery for the Nation
      Initial Recommendations on Geospatial LOB
      October 2008 Meeting
      Approval of “Changing Landscape” White Paper
      Approval of Transition Strategy with Recommendations
      Endorsement & Recommendations on National Land Parcel Data Study
      Update on Imagery for the Nation
      Update on Geospatial LoB Activities/Upcoming Products
    • NGAC Products
      NGAC Transition
      Recommendations
      Changing Geospatial Landscape
      White Paper
    • NGAC Activities – 2009
      February 2009 Meeting
      Review of Transition activities
      Approval of Recommendations to FGDC on Economic Stimulus and Governance
      Approval of NGAC Strategic Vision document
      Review The National Map and Parcel Data
      Initiation of NGAC study of Geospatial Partnerships
      May 2009 Meeting
      Dialogue with VivekKundra, Federal CIO
      Discussion of development of National Geospatial Policy and Strategy
    • NGAC Activities – 2009
      August 2009 Meeting
      Resolution to implement IFTN ROD – authorize, budget for FY2011
      National Geospatial Policy/Strategy – Next Steps
      Geospatial Partnerships SEEKING YOUR INPUT since February
      National Geospatial Forum
      TNM Subcom has lead role for NGAC on new strategic plan for TNM
      Public Comment Period
      Nominations 2010
      December 2009 Meeting
      December 1-2 in Washington, DC
    • Subcommittees
    • NGAC Nominations
      Current NGAC Membership – 28 members
      14 from governmental organizations
      14 from non-governmental organizations
      Initial NGAC appointments – January 2008
      Staggered appointments – initial appointments for two and three year terms, subsequent appointments for two years. Approximately half of committee seats will be appointed in current round of appointments
      Call for Nominations issued by DOI Secretary Ken Salazar on July 6, 2009
      Nominations due by August 21, 2009
      Instructions on NGAC website (www.fgdc.gov/ngac)
      Nominations will be evaluated by interagency panel
      Final appointment decisions by Secretary Salazar
      New appointments will take effect in January 2010
    • You can follow what NGAC is doing www.fgdc.gov/ngac
    • Governance
      Resolution pertaining to use, metrics, account-ability, partnerships and better government.
      Reaffirming Executive Order 12906 and revising it to increase accountability;
      Strengthening direct OMB enforcement of the reporting requirements in Circular A-16
      Implementing performance measures
      Coordinating and working in partnership with Federal, State, Tribal, and local government agencies and the private sector, and building upon non-Federal data wherever practical
    • Governance
      Current activity on NSDI metrics.
      You can’t manage what you can’t measure.
      Governance Subcommittee has presented a draft to the NGAC.
      If anyone has ideas on what would provide good metrics for the NSDI please talk to Dennis, Zsolt, Mike, or Barney.
    • Concept Model Public/Private Partnerships