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Wigicc's role in wisconsin jon schwitchtenberg

  1. 1. WIGICC’s Role In Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Geographic Information Coordination Council’s Work Throughout Wisconsin’s Diverse Geographic Community Prepared for WLIA 2013 Annual Conference
  2. 2. How was WIGICC created? • WIGICC was created through a process initiated by WLIA, as a strategy for coordinating geographic information statewide First Network Meeting
  3. 3. Why WIGICC? State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) Geographic Information Office (GIO) Council and Stakeholder Network Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP)
  4. 4. How is WIGICC Organized? Council Current Membership of Council GIO & SCO – Ex-Officio State Government (3) Regional Plng Comm. (1) County Gov’t (2) City/Town/Village (2) Tribal (1) Federal Agency (1) Private Business (2) Non-Profit (2) Education (2) At-Large (3) Total of 19 Voting plus 2 Ex-Officio Geographic Information Officer (GIO) State Cartographer (SCO) Network Stakeholders Outreach Committee Internal Operations Committee Framework Committee
  5. 5. How is WIGICC Organized? • Internal Operations Committee (Executive Committee) – Chair – Jon Schwichtenberg, GRAEF – Vice Chair – Eric Damkot, Washington County – Secretary – Lisa Morrison, DATCP – Treasurer – Todd Clausen, Non-Profit Center of Milwaukee – Ex-Officio – Howard Veregin, State Cartographer, SCO – Ex-Officio – Curt Pulford, Geographic Information Officer, DOA
  6. 6. What is WIGICC? • Vision Be the main stakeholder-governed, statewide organization that provides leadership and direction for the cooperative development, use and sustainability of geographic information and technologies in Wisconsin.
  7. 7. What is WIGICC? • Mission Facilitate the delivery of public services, encourage economic development and help to protect the public and the environment by improving the quality, accessibility, utility and value of geographic information and technologies, throughout the state. Access Utility Value WIGICC
  8. 8. What is WIGICC? • Goals – To provide statewide leadership, guidance, and strategic and business planning in the management of statewide geographic information – To foster communication, cooperation and collaboration in matters related to geographic information among local, regional, state, federal, tribal, non-profit, and private entities in the State of Wisconsin
  9. 9. What is WIGICC? • Goals – To facilitate the equitable creation, access, sharing, and exchange of geographic information – To evaluate and promote geographic information standards, best practices, and policies – To identify potential funding to support and maintain geographic information
  10. 10. What is WIGICC? • Goals – To advise and consult with decision makers on the appropriate use of geographic information to address critical societal issues.
  11. 11. Current Working Groups • Economic Development Working Group – Setup to coordinate Economic Development Geospatial needs throughout the state – Co-Chairs of Workgroup - Howard Veregin, SCO and Graham Callis, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
  12. 12. Current Working Groups • Elevation Data Working Group – Setup to coordinate Elevation Data Geospatial needs throughout the state (including coordination for and development of a geospatial portal for LiDAR data) – Chair of Workgroup - JC Nelson, USGS
  13. 13. Current Working Groups • Steering Workgroup for Statewide Data Integration – Create a statewide report/plan, documenting the current statewide data integration situation in Wisconsin and proposing actions – Co-Chairs of Workgroup - Lisa Morrison, DATCP and Jon Schwichtenberg, GRAEF
  14. 14. What have we accomplished? • Support for SCO/DOA CAP grants – Transportation Data Integration – “Business Plan Development for a Wisconsin Aerial Imaging Program” – Potential CAP grant submittal for “Parcels and PLSS Monumentation Business Plan Development”
  15. 15. What have we accomplished? • Statewide Homeland Security GIS Strategic Plan – Support for the submittal of the plan to the legislature/committees – Support through future assistance with plan items
  16. 16. What have we accomplished? • WROC 2010 Statewide Aerial Photography Initiative – Support of the original WROC plan – Coordination of $400,000 federal funding (submittal for and securing of the funds)
  17. 17. What have we accomplished? • Statewide Data Integration Plan For Wisconsin – Document Existing Conditions – Document Current Needs – Develop Alternative Solutions – Develop Plan To Implement Kroll Report State Agency Land Information Plans Ramona Survey County Plans
  18. 18. Voice of Geospatial Community? • Working with DPI/others on ESRI grant opportunities • Communicated Wisconsin opinion on Light-Squared GPS interference issues to FCC
  19. 19. Voice of Geospatial Community? • Representing Geospatial Community on Legislative Activities – AB 271 – Surveyor’s Bill – AB 303 – Comp Planning Bill – Redistricting Amendments – SB-148, SB-149 and SB-150 – DOA Budget Lapse Plans – Deer Czar Report Support – LION Proposal for WLIP Modifications – LION Proposal for $5 Redaction Fee Sunset
  20. 20. Voice of Geospatial Community? • Developing relationships with key Groups/Associations in the state regarding geospatial activities – Communicating with NENA/APCO on NextGen 911 and other state 911 issues – Presidents Council Participation – Encouraging council participation from groups like WEDC, WSLS, NENA, APCO, DPI, others – Assisting in key meetings with legislators, state agencies and key special interest groups
  21. 21. Current Activities? • Submittal of Permanency Request to the Governor’s Office – Submitted in July 2012 – Meetings in September and December with Governor’s Staff, DOA and other agencies – Waiting for budget initiatives
  22. 22. Current Activities? • Looking for ways to make GIS Coordination easier/better for all stakeholders
  23. 23. WIGICC Contacts Chair – Jon Schwichtenberg Private Business Representative GIS Coordinator for GRAEF (consulting firm) Phone: 414-266-9278 Email: jon.schwichtenberg@graef-usa.com Vice Chair – Eric Damkot County Government Representative GIS Manager/LIO for Washington County Phone: 262-335-4445 Email: eric.damkot@co.washington.wi.us Secretary – Lisa Morrison State Government Representative GIS Manager for DATCP Phone: 608-224-4819 Email: Lisa.morrison@wisconsin.gov Treasurer – Todd Clausen Non-Profit Representative Data Center Coordinator – Non-Profit Center of Milwaukee Phone: 414-344-3933 Email: tclausen@nonprofitcentermilwaukee.org