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2025-2027 Executive Board Elections

Per the NCAUG By-Laws, the Board of Directors must be led by an Executive Board of Officers, consisting of a President, Vice-President, Secretary & Treasurer.  Each officer of the Executive Board is elected by you the NCAUG members and serves a term of 2 calendar years in their elected role. Officers can be re-elected to the same position after a period of 2 years.

Officer nominees must be current members of the NCAUG Board of Directors and must be in good standing with the NCAUG Board. All nominees for the office of President must have previously served on the Executive Board prior to being nominated for the office of President.

Meet our nominees below and scroll to the bottom to cast your vote!

Voting Open until 9/23/2024 at 11:59 pm EST

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Meet our Nominees



Joseph Sloop, Ph.D, CGCIO, GISP
Geographic Information Officer
MapForsyth - Forsyth County, NC

Bio:  Joseph Sloop has been in local government for fourteen years and has served in varies capacities ranging from Land Records Supervisor to Town Manager. He currently is the Geographic Information Officer for MapForsyth. Sloop earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in geography from Appalachian State University. He earned his PhD in geography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has served as NCAUG Treasure and a board member for the last few years. 


Nancy Ross, GISP

GIS Analyst

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, NC

Bio:  Nancy has been a GIS professional for 32 years, all in local government. She’s a GIS Analyst with Mecklenburg County working in Mapping & Project Services. She has been on the NCAUG board for 5 years as board member, Secretary, and currently serves as the NCAUG Vice President and Conference Chair. When she’s not working, she’s enjoying family time, exercising, reading or taking care of her chickens.


Rick Wallace

Senior Account Manager - Southeast Region

Quantum Spatial - Wilmington, NC

Bio:  Rick has a strong Marketing and Sales management background with more than 30 years of combined experience in the information technology and geospatial industries. Rick currently serves as Senior Account Manager for the Southeast Region with Quantum Spatial.  Rick also has many years of event management and production experience at many different levels of complexity.  Rick would be honored to serve the NCAUG community in this capacity.


Lucy Brady

GIS Analyst

NCDIT Transportation - Raleigh, NC

Bio:  Lucy Brady has served on the NCAUG board since 2018, serving as Social Committee Chair and Nominating Committee Chair in 2020. Professionally, Lucy is part of the Spatial Data Management Team at North Carolina Department of Information Technology - Transportation. In her current role Lucy's tasks can include everything from Project Management to Data QA/QC. In 2018 Lucy authored the North Carolina State and Local Government Guide for Creating and Editing Metadata with ESRI ArcCatalog (good times!) now available on NCOneMap. Having been a part of multiple GIS communities, in Australia, Arizona and now North Carolina, Lucy feels honored to be part of NCAUG


Matt Helms

Geospatial Systems Administrator

City of Charlotte - Charlotte, NC

Bio:  Matt Helms is Geospatial Systems Administrator for the City of Charlotte.  Matt is a lifelong native to North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Geography.  He has been with the City of Charlotte for 17 years and has served on the NCAUG board for the past two years.  He believes the NCAUG is a great organization for the NC GIS community and hopes to see more people active in it.


Patrick House, GISP

GIS Technician

Greenville Utilities - Greenville, NC

Bio:  Mr. Patrick is many things, but above all, he is a data collector, a base map selector, a survey effector, a vector connector, a point inspector, a problem detector, a bad map corrector. Whatever you do . . . take care of your maps.

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To vote, you MUST be a current NCAUG member for 2024.  If you would like to become a member, click the membership link below, then return to this page and cast your vote.

All members may only vote once. 
Voting is open until September 23, 2024 @ 11:59 pm EST 

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