Please Recognize Outstanding Work and Significant Contributions by Making an Award Nomination!

Do you know an individual, organization or coalition that that has done outstanding work or made significant contributions to the modernization of land records in Wisconsin? Do you know an individual in the first 7 years of their career performing at a high level? Help recognize those accomplishments by making a nomination for a WLIA award by December 17th!

Awards will be presented at the 35th Annual Conference taking place February 23-25th, 2022, at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. There are 5 award categories:

  1. Allen H. Miller Sustained Service Award is given to an individual or organization that demonstrates sustained service to WLIA and the WLIP, through continued exemplary contributions. The Allen H. Miller Sustained Service Award is named after our first President and continuing friend and supporter.
  2. Friend of Land Records Award is given to an individual or organization that is not a WLIA member and has contributed to the success or advancement of land records modernization in Wisconsin.
  3. Government Achievement Award is given to a municipal, town, county, regional planning commission, state, federal, or tribal government or consortium that has demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas: innovative and efficient use of resources (best “bang for the buck”), sustainable development of critical local, regional, or statewide geospatial datasets, implementation of creative cooperative agreements, creation of innovative applications and information services that improve the delivery of government services to citizens.
  4. Outstanding Contribution Award is given to an individual or an organization that is a WLIA member and has made a substantial contribution to WLIA activities or the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP).
  5. Emerging Leader Award is given to an individual in the first 7 years of their Land Information/GIS career who demonstrates exemplary individual technical achievement and/or leadership within the Wisconsin land information community.

Submit your nominations by December 17, 2021 using the online form.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeremiah Erickson, WLIA Past-President and Awards Committee Chair at 608-269-8698 or Ann Barrett, WLIA Executive Services Manager at 800-344-0421.

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