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Oregon Geographic Information Council
Mission and Overview
The Oregon Geographic Information Council (OGIC) provides leadership for the GIS Community in Oregon. It is the governing body overseeing GIS development across state government.
OGIC was created by Executive Order and is composed of representatives from 22 state agencies, four local governments, and two federal agencies.
Council Membership
The Council debates and approves resources and standards for shared information and tool development, to prevent data duplication and save tax dollars.  In 2010, the Council approved an updated Oregon Strategic Plan for Geographic Information Management.

The links below provide information about the Council´s background, strategy, and activities. The Council meets quarterly in the State Capitol Building. For meeting schedule, please check the GIS Calendar.

  Council Objectives
  • Coordinate Geographic Information Management Statewide
  • Promote the View of Geographic Information as a Critical Information Asset
  • Promote Partnerships and Collaboration to Develop and Use Geographic Information
  • Enable Access to Geographic Data
  • Address Legal and Policy Issues Related to Geographic Data Distribution
  • Improve Geographic Information Framework Management
  • Enable Integration of Non-Framework Geographic Data
  • Improve Data Quality
  • Support Data Sharing
  • Support Provision of Services for Geographic Information Development and Use
  • Promote Broader Use and Benefit of Geographic Information Systems

Documents and Presentations
Authorization for OGIC:
Executive Order No. EO-00-02 (pdf)
OGIC History
GIS Software Standard OAR
Next Meeting: 
December 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00PM
Executive Building, 155 Cottage St NE, Conference Room A
Review Materials 
Previous OGIC Meetings 
For questions regarding statewide GIS coordination/organizational issues, please e-mail:
Statewide GIS Coordinator