WV Association of Geospatial Professionals
May 2014
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Message from the President
Dear WV GIS Community,
Hussein Elkhansa - WVAGP President
Hussein Elkhansa


It has been a pleasure to serve as WVAGP President these past two years.  I am proud to be part of an organization that promotes and supports geospatial professionals in the effective use and sharing of geospatial information and related resources throughout the state of West Virginia. 
I hope to see many of you at the WV GIS Conference  in Charleston on June 2-5, another excellent opportunity to learn about the latest geospatial activities in the Mountain State while networking with your colleagues.
WVAGP Sincerely,

Hussein Elkhansa, GISP
WVAGP President                                 Mapping the Mountain State

2014 WV GIS Conference (June 2-5)
The WV GIS Conference will be here soon.  It is not too late to register!  Walk-ins are welcome.
  • 180 or more people and 18 exhibitors have registered for the conference
  • 30 slides of Geospatial Jeopardy fun!
  • 15 laptops provided by Esri for their Hands-on Learning Lab 
  • 8 plenary sessions, 40 individual oral presentations, 8 posters, 2 workshops
GIS Training at WV GIS Technical Center

Message from Paul Wray, Outreach & Training Committee Chair:  A major objective of WVAGP is to make training affordable for its members; and so this past year, as Chair of the Training Committee, I and others have worked earnestly to organize professional development and training opportunities for the WV GIS Community.   


Click here to view the GIS training classes being offered this summer by the WV GIS Technical Center, Department of Geology & Geography, WVU. Registration is first come first served.

Election of Board of Directors
Board Election 
Don't forget to vote for 6 directors for the 2014 WVAGP Board Election.

 >> 2014 WVAGP Election Packet <<

View the profiles of 5 new certified GIS Professionals (GISPs) working in West Virginia: Jessica Gormont, Maria Gray, Jessica Perkins, Adam Riley, and Maneesh Sharma.

WV Trail Inventory Web Application
Trails Inventory Application
WV Trail Inventory Application:  Click here for information about the new WV Trail Application
that allows mobile phone and desktop access to recreational trails in West Virginia.