OpenStreetMap US

Welcome session for Mapping USA (Spring 2021) with Executive Director, Maggie Cawley, and the OSM US Board: Minh Nguyễn, Jubal Harpster, Diane Fritz, Dani Waltersdorfer, & Martijn van Exel.


Maggie Cawley

Maggie is currently the full time Executive Director for OpenStreetMap US, based in Baltimore, Maryland, working to support and grow OpenStreetMap US. She was a board member for two years and is part of the TeachOSM Steering Committee. With TeachOSM, she has developed curriculum around OSM and open source geospatial tools, and is a constant promoter of OSM into educational systems and processes. Her background includes work in urban planning, GIS analysis, project management, and field data collection.

Daniela Waltersdorfer

Daniela is a Transportation Engineer/Planner at Cambridge Systematics and a proud advocate of opensource data and spaces. She is from Lima, Peru, and currently resides in Washington D.C. with her dog, Milou.

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.”

Minh Nguyễn

Minh is a mapper, Wikipedian, and incurable roadgeek. He lives in San José, California.

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