The Summit Award
The Summit Award is presented during the annual Washington GIS Conference for highest contributions by an individual to the Washington State GIS Community.
Criteria for the Summit Award:
The Summit Award nomination form is available at the following link:Summit Award Nomination Form
All Summit Award Nominations must be completed by 5 pm Thursday, May 18th , 2023.
See a list of past Summit Award winners.
Government Helping Government GIS Recognition Award
Richard 'Dick' Thomas Memorial Student Presentation Competition & Award
Here is the link to our 2022 DTA Competition Recording:
2022 DTA Competition
The Washington GIS Association (WAGISA) strives to show accomplishments of professionals in the GIS community of Washington State along with working with students who are looking into a career in the GIS field.
Participants must be:
This award was established to honor Washington State GIS pioneer and mentor Richard ‘Dick’ Thomas, who passed away in 2006. The intent of this award is to honor Dick by continuing his work of encouraging students to excel in their studies and to transition successfully into careers in the field of GIS. WAGISA's objective is to inspire students to present their original work related to GIS, geography, or geographic research at the annual Washington GIS Conference.
Winners of the Dick Thomas award receive a generous monetary award along with a one year membership to WAGISA and free registration to the next year's WA GIS Conference.