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Molly Schar Named First NSGIC Executive Director

By [email protected] - 23rd August 2016 - 13:04

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has announced that Molly Schar joined the organization as its first executive director. Schar, an established nonprofit executive with significant leadership experience growing organizational programs and revenue, started the post on June 20. “The hiring of Molly is the result of nearly two years of planning by the Board. I’m thrilled to have Molly as NSGIC’s first Executive Director,” said NSGIC Board President Chris Diller, the GIS Coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs. “I am impressed by the passion of NSGIC members. Quickly, I’ve come to understand the significant implications of geographic information technology and data. Our members are leading the way, and I have the great honor of facilitating this intergovernmental and private sector cooperation, coordination, collaboration, and partnership,” said Schar. For 25 years NSGIC has provided a unified state voice on geographic information and technology issues.