Foundation/Local Chapters/United States

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This is the official page for administration of the US Local Chapter of the OpenStreetMap Foundation. Some of the US OSM community resources are found on the US OSM Community pages.

How can you participate?

Mission statement

We strive to support the OpenStreetMap project in the United States through fostering awareness, ensuring broad availability of data, continuous quality improvement, and an active community.

Board of Directors

Previous boards

Chapter Board Elections

Chapter meetings

The chapter board holds 30 minute weekly meetings and schedules larger meetings when necessary.

Next weekly meeting

Upcoming Monday 8PM Eastern

We use Google Hangout for our board meetings for now. You need a Google account to join the Hangouts, but the minutes are being made available to everyone.

Previous Meetings

Chapter activities

State of the Map US

To date, the US Chapter has organized three State Of The Map US conferences:

See also dates for the international State of the Map

Getting involved

Get involved by tuning in on meetings of the Technical and Imports Working Group or by simply dropping an email to board@openstreetmap.us for any of the other activities like community outreach, running Virtual Mappy Hours, getting involved in conference planning, planning #editathons, press work or fundraising.

Chapter resources

OpenStreetMap US offers server access to interested parties. Please get in touch with Ian Dees for access. The servers are currently used to host openstreetmap.us and TopOSM. Hosting costs are donated by visi.com and OSU's Open Source Lab.

Server specifications can be seen on the Servers subpage.

Financial reports

Contact OSM.us for financial information

Incorporation Certification

The US Chapter of OpenStreetMap is incorporated as of 19 April 2010.

Bylaws

Chapters agreement

History of US OSM