MAPPS has announced the selection of Chris Ogier of Woolpert to a position on the MAPPS Board of Directors. 

The MAPPS board unanimously elected Ogier to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Eric Andelin, CP, GISP, of Surveying and Mapping. 

Chris Ogier will fill a vacancy on the MAPPS Board of Directors. Photo from MAPPS.

Ogier has served as a member of MAPPS Legislative Affairs Committee, which advises the MAPPS board on legislation and public policy issues affecting the profession. He also was instrumental in establishing the Georgia chapter of MAPPS (GA-MAPPS) and has served as the chapter's vice president. He has also been an active volunteer on a number of committees and as a speaker and participant at MAPPS conferences. Ogier was a recipient of a 2012 MAPPS Presidential Award in recognition of his leadership in the formation of the Georgia chapter. He has served as a private sector representative on the State of Georgia Geographic Information System (GIS) Coordinating Committee. 

Ogier serves as practice leader for federal civilian markets for Woolpert and works out of the firm's Atlanta office.

According to the MAPPS bylaws, Ogier was selected by the other members of the MAPPS board to serve as a director until the next business meeting and regular election of the association, to be held at the MAPPS Summer Conference in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, July 27-31, 2014.