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Kara Utter Named URISA Young Professional of the Year

By [email protected] - 24th January 2018 - 10:22

URISA is pleased to announce that Kara Utter has been named URISAâs Young Professional of the Year in recognition of her outstanding contributions as part of URISAâs Vanguard Cabinet. Kara is a GIS Analyst for Valley County, Idaho. She has been an active participant on the planning committee for GIS-Pro, URISAâs annual conference, particularly with student outreach and young professional networking events. She is also the lead for the URISA Marketing Website Sub-Committee and is very active locally in the URISA Northern Rockies Chapter. The Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is a URISA initiative which debuted in 2011 to engage young GIS practitioners (35 and under), increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the GIS community. The Cabinetâs mission is to collaborate with URISAâs Board of Directors and Committees in creating and promoting programs and policies of benefit to young professionals.