URISA, The Association for GIS Professionals, announced the election of Carl Anderson of Sarasota, Fla., as the organization’s next president.

Carl Anderson
Carl  Anderson

Jochen Albrecht, Amy Esnard and Ashley Hitt also were elected to the URISA Board of Directors. They will begin their three-year terms at the end of GIS-Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference in Providence, R.I., in September.

Anderson, GISP, a senior consultant with Spatial Focus, Inc., thanked URISA members and fellow candidate Geney Terry in a statement issued in a press release.

The terms for board members Greg Babinski (Immediate Past President), Thomas Conry, Nancy Obermeyer and Christopher Thomas will end at the conclusion of the GIS-Pro 2013.