Lynda Wayne, GISP, was elected by the Board of Directors to serve as GISCI president.

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is pleased to announce the following officers of the association. Lynda Wayne, GISP (GeoMaxim, Asheville, N.C.) was elected by the Board of Directors to serve as GISCI president. Nancy Obermeyer, GISP (Indiana State University) will serve as the association's secretary, and Peirce Eichelberger (Chester County, Pa.) will serve as the GISCI treasurer.

The other members of the GISCI Board are: William Huxhold, GISP (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee); Karen Kemp (University of Redlands); Tom Tribble (North Carolina Center for Geographic Information & Analysis); and Lyna Wiggins (Rutgers University).

This announcement comes as the number of Certified GIS Professionals exceeds 400.

Professionals interested in pursuing certification can download application materials at www.gisci.org and begin preparations for submitting their qualifications for recognition as Certified GIS Professionals and earn the designation "GISP".

Source: GISCI, Sept. 22, 2004