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Bylaw Amendments Open for Public Comment
Bylaw Amendments Open for Public Comment

Bylaws are a legal document protecting the Association in times of conflict. The bylaws of our Association distinguish us from other geospatial/land records conferences and organizations. Our bylaws will be open to review and comment for the next 21 days (through January 10th). Email your... Continue Reading

Postedby Jeremiah Erickson
Date posted12/21/2021


Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight – Dr. Lucas Joppa
Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight – Dr. Lucas Joppa

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Date posted12/17/2021


Legislative News Update
Legislative News Update

It has been a busy year for the legislative committee. Our experienced committee members have been hard at work drafting support letters, monitoring legislation, updating whitepapers, and lobbying on issues important to WLIA. Here is a quick update on some of the committee’s most recent... Continue Reading

Postedby Sandy Disrud
Date posted12/17/2021


Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight – Dr. Jason Stoker
Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight – Dr. Jason Stoker

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Date posted12/16/2021


Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight – Patricia Cummens
Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight – Patricia Cummens

Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Highlight - Patricia Cummins Continue Reading

Date posted12/13/2021


Welcome to the New WLIA Website
Welcome to the New WLIA Website

Welcome to our new website! We have a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. We hope that you'll enjoy it as much as we do. In order to get the most out of your member experience, you will need to create a new login. This is something brand new for... Continue Reading

Date posted12/8/2021


Allen H. Miller, WLIA's First President Passes Away
Allen H. Miller, WLIA's First President Passes Away

A great friend and true pillar of the Wisconsin land records community – Allen H. (Al) Miller passed away on November 11, 2021. He was 83 years old. Al served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1960 until 1968, during which he served 15 months in the Vietnam War. He was the Director of Coastal... Continue Reading

Postedby Bryan Meyer
Date posted11/19/2021


Equity Advocates Announce Future Changes
Equity Advocates Announce Future Changes

Equity Advocates will be going through changes in the next few months. The Minnesota GIS/LIS Equity Advocates Ad Hoc Committee is set to sunset at the end of 2021. The Committee made and surpassed its goals during the two years it was active and has worked with the MN GIS/LIS Board to ensure that... Continue Reading

Postedby Bryan Meyer
Date posted11/10/2021


Introducing Novi AMS
Introducing Novi AMS

The WLIA Board of Directors is happy to announce a new partnership that will bring about some much needed improvements and changes to our organization. We have signed a contract with Novi AMS, “an association membership software built for trade associations and professional... Continue Reading

Postedby Shelley Witte
Date posted11/2/2021


2021 Spring Virtual Meeting Series Recordings Now Available…
2021 Spring Virtual Meeting Series Recordings Now Available…

The 2021 Spring Virtual Meeting Series took place throughout the month of May and if you didn’t get a chance to attend all of the sessions, now is your opportunity to view the amazing content that was offered! Recordings are now available for public viewing on the WLIA YouTube Channel. We... Continue Reading

Date posted11/2/2021


Fall Message from the President
Fall Message from the President

Hello and Happy Fall! Time is flying by and we are now preparing for our Fall Regional Meeting this week — our first in-person event since early 2020. In terms of regional events, our last in-person regional meeting was two whole years ago in fall 2019 in Bayfield. The pandemic altered... Continue Reading

Postedby Carmen Novak
Date posted10/31/2021


Dr. D. David Moyer Passes Away
Dr. D. David Moyer Passes Away

A great friend of the Wisconsin land records community, D. David Moyer passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021. He was 84 years old. David was an economist, researcher, and geographic information specialist for various federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture,... Continue Reading

Postedby Bryan Meyer
Date posted09/30/2021