OpenStreetMap US

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We are pleased to announce that nominations for the OpenStreetMap US Board are now open.

This means you! OpenStreetMap n00bs, arm-chair mappers, craft mappers, even the old sages of the map are encouraged to run. You’re welcome to nominate yourself or that special someone who exudes love for OpenStreetMap. Please consider running as a leader in the OpenStreetMap US community.


  • Absolutely have a passion for OpenStreetMap and it’s community.
  • Be a current member of OpenStreetMap US Join Here!

What you’ll do:

  • Help plan the 2019 State of the Map US conference
  • Supporting the mapping community through mailing lists and chat rooms
  • Making a difference at the local, national, and international levels

We are looking forward to seeing new faces and hearing new voices on the OpenStreetMap US board! We welcome a new, fresh and respectful election season. Become a member to be part of it.

Got Questions? Join the #elections channel on OSM US Slack, tweet us, or email us anytime.

Nomination Instuctions

Nominations will be open from today, February 13 until Sunday February 24. To nominate yourself, please go to the election wiki page, and add yourself to the list. You can also see more information about the schedule and updated timeline there.

Town Hall Information

We’ll be hosting a town hall for election candidates on Monday, February 25 from 8:00 – 9:00pm EST.

Election Details

The election will start on February 25 and end February 28. This year based on popular request we’re excited to announce that we’ll be using Ranked Choice Voting. To be permitted to vote please make sure your OpenStreetMap US membership is in good standing by February 24. We should be able to announce the new board on March 1.

More info

OpenStreetMap US Board

OpenStreetMap US is governed by a five-seat Board of Directors, elected by our membership.