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. These meetings are not open to the general public by default, but if you are interested, email board@openstreetmap.us.

Next weekly meeting

Next Tuesday 5PM EDT

We use Google Hangout for our board meetings. 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

OpenStreetMap US organizes the annual US conference on OSM:

TeachOSM

TeachOSM is a chartered project of OpenStreetMap US with the aim of promoting the use of OpenStreetMap to teach geography. Learn more on the wiki page or visit the TeachOSM website.

Working Groups

We currently have one active Working Group, dealing with supporting local groups and activities - the Local Working Group.

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

Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws

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

History of US OSM