N.C. Geographic Information Coordinating Council

How We Get It Done

The Council coordinates geographic information by:

  • promoting geographic information system (GIS) technology for the state
  • demonstrating the value of reliable geographic information for decision making
  • working collaboratively on initiatives and projects
  • hearing, examining, and resolving issues
  • sharing ideas and lessons learned
  • building consensus
  • developing standards and recommended practices
  • adopting guidelines, policies, and strategies

Learn About Council Priorities


GICC Members



Phone Number

Alex Rankin

GICC Chair

(704) 786-5404

Tim Johnson

Director, Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (CGIA); Staff to Council

(919) 754-6588

Official Members

Appointed by the Governor, the NC Senate, the NC House, or serve ex officio, by virtue of their office


Government GIS Contacts, a vital part of the GIS community in North Carolina