Pravin Mathur has been newly elected as the vice president of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) Chesapeake Chapter. URISA is a nonprofit association that fosters excellence in GIS and engages geospatial professionals throughout their careers. As a multi-disciplinary organization, URISA provides education and training, a vibrant and connected community, advocacy for geospatial challenges and issues, and essential resources for GIS professionals while striving to protect, promote, and grow the GIS profession.
“URISA’s vision is to connect people and resources in the geospatial community. I feel thrilled and honored to have a chance to do just that as VP of the Chesapeake Chapter” Mathur remarked. The Chesapeake Chapter of URISA covers the geospatial user base in Maryland, DC and Virginia.
Pravin leads Clark Nexsen’s Geospatial Information Systems market with over 25 years of experience in both the consulting and public sectors. His career blends the application of geospatial technology to the built environment. Pravin has worked with organizations including the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), the U.S. Census Bureau, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.