Reston, Va. – Richard W. "Dick" McDonald, CP, PLS, (T3 Global Technologies, Bridgeville, Pa.), the president of MAPPS, has announced the selection of Brian R. Raber CMS, GISP, GLS, of Merrick & Company, Aurora, Colo. to the position of director on the MAPPS Board of Directors.
elected unanimously by the MAPPS Board to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of Dr. James Page from the James W. Sewall Company, Old Town, Maine, who
became Chancellor of the University
of Maine System.
served as a member of the MAPPS Legislative Affairs Committee which advises the
MAPPS Board on legislative and policy issues affecting the profession. He also
served as a member of the MAPPS Excellence Awards Committee which reviewed the
competition's implementation and has been an advocate for the membership's
participation in the program. He has also been an active volunteer on a number
of committees, and a speaker and participant at MAPPS conferences.
stood out among the exceptional candidates considered by the MAPPS Board to
fill a vacancy," said McDonald. "His commitment as an active
participant in MAPPS and the support of his firm were positive attributes that
led to his selection."
serves as vice president for GeoSpatial Solutions at Merrick & Company
where he has been employed for 21 years. He earned a bachelor degree in
Cartography and Geography at West Virginia
University, and a master degree in the
same discipline at the University
of Idaho. He serves as a
member of the West Virginia University Board of Visitors.
to the MAPPS bylaws, Raber was selected by the other members of the MAPPS Board
to serve as a director until the next business meeting of the association, held
at the MAPPS Summer Conference in Snowmass/Aspen, Colo. on July 10-14, 2012.
Brian Raber Selected to MAPPS Board of Directors
March 13, 2012