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Following an extensive search over the past few months, the Oregon Walks Board of Directors formally unanimously voted to name Noel Mickelberry as the next Executive Director of the organization this past Monday.


Notes from guest blogger Katie Urey, Oregon Walks GIS Jammer member

In April, Michael Arnold, a Berkeley PhD who works in GIS and Open Source tools, and I attended the U.S. conference for OpenStreetMap (OSM), State of the Map US (SOTM).  It was in Washington D.C. during the last weekend of cherry blossoms.


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