CGIA is a non-profit, statewide association formed in 1994 to facilitate coordination, collaboration and advocacy for California’s Geographic Information System (GIS) community. CGIA promotes the creation and maintenance of the best practices in the governance and application of geographic information within the state of California that can become a model for the nation.
Why Join CGIA?
Advocate for California GIS
CGIA helps shape and support GIS standards, best practices, and legislation affecting California and the Nation. CGIA Awards recognize contributions and achievements of California GIS professionals.
Share best practices
CGIA members can access exclusive content including case studies, contract documents, strategy papers, position descriptions, policies, and standards.
Create peer networks
CGIA members connect with other professionals statewide through updates, events, and meetings focused on statewide issues.
Discover training, education, & jobs
CGIA maintains current education programs and training opportunities, and sponsors seminars and conferences. Find internship and job opportunities.
Stay informed with a membership to California's premier association for GIS coordination, collaboration, and advocacy. We encourage you to join today and support CGIA.
|Student: Anyone actively enrolled in an institution of higher learning for at least a half-time curriculum is eligible to join CGIA as a Student member. The Student membership classification is limited to a maximum of six (6) years. To apply as a Student member, you must submit a copy of your current class schedule or a similar document as verification of school enrollment.Student membership dues are $25 per year.|
|Regular: Anyone interested in advancing the objectives of CGIA is eligible to join as a Regular member.Regular membership dues are $50 per year.|
|NonProfit/Education Member: NonProfit / Education membership can apply to either an individual or organization. Nonprofit/Education membership applies to all educational institutions, URISA chapters, and Regional Collaboratives that have a nonprofit status. NonProfit/Education organization members are entitled to 10 individual memberships.Please submit a list of authorized members who can represent the organization, as an attachment to their membership application form, mailed to the address shown on the form. An authorized representative may vote on behalf of the organization and may serve for the fiscal year covered by the applicable dues payment.
NonProfit/Education membership dues are $250 per year.
|Sustaining: Sustaining membership can apply as either an individual or business. Sustaining member organizations are entitled to 10 individual memberships.Please submit a list of authorized members who can represent the organization, as an attachment to their membership application form, mailed to the address shown on the form. An authorized representative may vote on behalf of the organization and may serve for the fiscal year covered by the applicable dues payment.
Sustaining membership dues are $500 per year.
|Membership Form (alternate)Membership categories are Student, Regular, NonProfit/ Education, and Sustaining. Be sure to designate a membership category on your Membership Application Form.||CGIA Membership Form (Fillable)|
All CGIA Members in good standing, whether classified as Regular, Student, NonProfit/Education, or Sustaining have the right to vote on matters put before the general membership, may run for elected office, and may serve on committees.
Thank you for your interest in CGIA. We look forward to serving you.