The State Government GIS Users Committee ensures that datasets such as the State-Owned Lands are complete and current. The SGUC provides the perspective of state government employees to the N.C. Geographic Information Coordinating Council. The SGUC chair, who is appointed by the GICC chair, is a voting member of the GICC . The SGUC is guided by an executive committee with representatives of cabinet and Council o Sstate departments.
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Mission: To provide the collective voice of the leaders in the state government GIS community to influence and inform the utilization of geospatial resources.
Vision: State agencies in North Carolina will fully utilize geospatial information in support of each agency’s mission.
State Government Enterprise License Agreement for GIS Software
SGUC participates in the negotiations led by the N.C. Department of Information Technology in establishing state government enterprise license agreements for GIS software.
North Carolina GIS Limited Services Contract
SGUC participates in creating and monitoring NCDIT's Statewide Term Contract 208Z for GIS Limited Services. The purpose is to provide a list of qualified contractors for state government agencies to supplement in-house staff on a limited basis.
SGUC Executive Committee Members
|Melanie Williams||Chair||N.C. Department of Environmental Quality||919-707-3703|
|Eric Wilson||Member||N.C. Department of Transportation||410-302-1325|
|Dianne Enright||Vice-Chair||State Center for Health Statistics||919-715-4473|
|Tim Johnson||Secretary||Center for Geographic Information and Analysis||919-754-6588|
|Doug Huffman||Member||N.C. Department of Revenue||919-733-7711|
|John Cox||Member||N.C. Department of Administration, State Property Office||919-807-4650|
|Adam Blythe||Member||N.C. Department of Insurance||919-807-6000|
|Christian Vose||Member||N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services||919-707-3289|
|John Lay||Acting Member||N.C. Department of Public Safety||919-825-2330|
|Rich Elkins||Member||Office of the Secretary of State||919-814-5457|
|Sarah Porper||Member||N.C. Department of Information Technology||919-807-4775|
|Allan Sandoval||Member||N.C. Department of Commerce||919-715-1575|
|Anna Stefanowicz||Member||N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission||919-717-0152|
|Jessica Barkiewicz||Acting Member||N.C. Department of Public Instruction||919-236-2627|
|Ballingam Chepuri||Member||N.C. Board of Elections||919-814-0769|
|Dean Grantham||Member||N.C. Department of Environmental Quality||919-707-8961|
|John Amoroso||Member||N.C. Division of Natural and Cultural Resources||919-707-9327|
|Raleigh Meyers||Member||N.C. General Assembly||919-715-8340|
Past meeting information: Past GICC events
Bylaws and Work Plans
State government agencies in North Carolina are major users of GIS technology and developers of geospatial data. The SGUC serves as a forum that represents state government GIS users and data producers in the state. The SGUC prepares an annual work plan that directs the work of the committee and documents its accomplishments.
- 2021-22 SGUC Work Plan
- 2019-20 SGUC Work Plan
- 2018-19 SGUC Work Plan
- 2017-18 SGUC Work Plan
- 2016-17 SGUC Work Plan
- 2015-16 SGUC Work Plan
Current Chair: Melanie Williams, 919-707-3703
Staff Support: David Giordano, 919-754-6585