OpenStreetMap US

OpenStreetMap US is governed by a five-seat Board of Directors, elected by our membership. Elections are held annually. Board members serve two-year terms.


Board meeting minutes are posted to the OpenStreetMap Wiki.

Incumbent board

Diane Fritz


Diane serves as the geospatial go-to for students and faculty at an academic library in Denver, Colorado. Her avocations can be described as “anything outdoors.”

Brian Sperlongano

Vice President

Brian is a map hobbyist from North Kingstown, Rhode Island. He is an avid runner and hiker and enjoys mapping trails, protected areas, land cover and boundaries. His hobby projects include OpenStreetMap Americana, a public domain American-themed community map style, and StreetFerret, a tool for runners trying to run every street in their city.

Matthew Whilden


Matt is a hobbyist mapper from Redmond, Washington. He is currently obsessed with building tooling and practices to get public domain datasets into OSM. His projects include the GNIS National File and the National Address Database.

Adam Franco


Adam is an active hobbyist mapper from Middlebury, Vermont, who enjoys mapping our highways and byways. Geography-related hobby projects include the Curvature program which analyzes the geometry of highways in the OpenStreetMap dataset to detect curves and rank each segment based on twistiness and contributions to OpenStreetMap Americana.

Priyanka Miller

Member At-Large

Priyanka is the founder of Mil Geospatial, a GIS consulting firm based in Gilbert, Arizona. Passionate about education and equity, she teaches a GIS elective for middle and high school students and works to bridge the digital divide with rural and Native American communities in Arizona. She is also an FAA-licensed remote pilot.

News and talks

See all posts

OpenStreetMap US Board Roundtable

Jan 19, 2024 · Diane Fritz, Matthew Whilden, and Brian Sperlongano

Curious about what it is like to serve on the OSM US board? Hear from current board members and envision yourself in the role!

Nominations for the 2024 Board Elections Open Soon

Jan 17, 2024 · OpenStreetMap US Staff

It’s election season at OpenStreetMap US! Nominations for the OpenStreetMap US Board of Directors will open on Saturday, January 20, 2024, and we hope that you consider running. As a member of...

OpenStreetMap US 2023 Board Election Results

Feb 27, 2023 · Emily Eros

The OpenStreetMap US board elections for 2023 have completed! As a Governance Committee member, I volunteered as this year’s election observer. This involves ensuring that the voting was conducted properly and that...

Nominations for the 2023 Board Elections are now open!

Jan 20, 2023 · OpenStreetMap US Staff

It’s that time of year again! Nominations for the OpenStreetMap US Board are now open and we hope that you consider running. As a member of the OpenStreetMap US board, you have the...

2022 OpenStreetMap US Board Election Results

Feb 14, 2022 · OpenStreetMap US Staff

The 2022 OpenStreetMap US board election results are in! There were 7 nominees running for 5 open positions. Of our 184 members, 106 (or 57%) voted. We faced a few technical and...