Chapter Information


   Welcome to the website for the Northern California Chapter of URISA (NorCal URISA). The counties contained within the chapter's territory are listed above. If you live and/or work in any of these counties, or in the vicinity, you are welcome to join the NorCal URISA Chapter. (PLEASE NOTE: If you live and/or work in the Bay Area, you may wish to check out the BAYGEO website. BAYGEO is the URISA chapter representing the Bay Area Region.)


   It is the goal of the Northern California Chapter of URISA to provide educational opportunities to the local GIS community and to further the goals and objectives of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. We welcome any input regarding desirable chapter activities - please visit our contact page to send us your comments or suggestions. We will use this input to plan upcoming chapter events and/or make improvements to the Chapter.

We thank you for visiting our site and hope that you'll become an active participant in our organization.

2019 Board of Directors

Mission Statement


 The Northern California Chapter of URISA is dedicated to serving its constituent region through professional development activities, objective educational outreach, open networking opportunities, and advocacy for effective uses of geospatial technologies and information. 

Vision Statement


   To become the essential professional organization for urban and regional information systems practitioners in the Northern California region, promoting both the individuals and organizations engaged in the use and integration of geospatial information technologies for the management and improvement of both the environment and our communities. 

Thank you to our sponsors!