01.01.2012.04

EXECUTIVE ORDER 01.01.2012.04

One Maryland — One Map: Maryland Integrated Map (Rescinds Executive Order 01.01.2009.20)

A. Established. There is an Executive Committee to implement the Maryland Integrated Map (MD iMap). The Executive Committee is a subcabinet entity and shall advise the Governor on issues relating to MD iMap and geospatial policy.

B. Composition. The Executive Committee consists of the following members:

(1) The Secretary of the Department of Agriculture or a designee;

(2) The Secretary of the Department of Environment or a designee;

(3) The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources or a designee;

(4) The Secretary of the Department of Planning or a designee;

(5) The Secretary of the Department of Transportation or a designee;

(6) The Secretary of the Department of Housing and Community Development or a designee;

(7) The Secretary of the Department of Business and Economic Development or a designee;

(8) The Secretary of the Department of General Services or a designee;

(9) The State Superintendent of Education or a designee;

(10) The Secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or a designee;

(11) The Secretary of the Department of Information Technology;

(12) The Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services or a designee;

(13) The Superintendent of the Maryland State Police or a designee;

(14) The Director of Assessments and Taxation or a designee;

(15) The Secretary of Budget and Management or a designee;

(16) The Adjutant General of the Military Department or a designee;

(17) The Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency or a designee;

(18) The Secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations or a designee;

(19) The Secretary of the Department of Human Resources or a designee;

(20) The Director of the Governor's StateStat Office;

(21) The Governorís Homeland Security Advisor;

(22) The Executive Director of the Governorís Office of Crime Control and Prevention or a designee;

(23) The Executive Director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems or a designee;

(24) The Governor may appoint as members of the Executive Committee five elected officials or employees from local government and/or public utilities who have knowledge and interest in geospatial data, technology, and policy. Such members shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor for up to two consecutive two-year terms.Some initial appointments will be for three years so that subsequent turnover will be staggered. One appointment will represent each of the following geographic regions:

(a) Western (Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties);

(b) Eastern (Eastern Shore including Cecil County);

(c) Southern (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, and St. Maryís counties);

(d) Capital Region (Montgomery and Princes Georgeís counties); and

(e) North/Central (Harford, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, and Howard counties);

(25) The Governor may appoint up to five members from the private, private utility, academic, and/or nonprofit sectors who have knowledge of and interest in geospatial data, technology, or policy.Such members shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor for up to two consecutive two-year terms.Some initial appointments will be for three years so that subsequent turnover will be staggered; and

(26) The Governor shall request a representative from the Federal Geographic Data Committee.

C. Executive Committee Leadership and Status.

(1) The Governor shall provide strategic direction to the Executive Committee.

(2) The Secretary of the Department of Information Technology shall chair the Executive Committee.

(3) The Director of the Governor's StateStat Office shall serve as vice chair of the Executive Committee.

D. Executive Committee Duties.The Executive Committee shall:

(1) Develop and/or approve MD iMap policies, procedures, and guidance;

(2) Respond to matters referred by the Technical Committee;

(3) Identify funding to support the MD iMap program, develop a budget that describes the collective cost of operating and investing in MD iMap, and provide advice to the Governor on budget matters;

(4) Promote the sharing of geospatial data and services among all participants in the MD iMap program while taking into account privacy and security concerns;

(5) Appoint and assign appropriate staff to oversee the development, maintenance, use, and promotion of the MD iMap program;

(6) Provide guidance to the Technical Committee on MD iMap policies, standards, and other deliverables; and

(7) Promote, advertise, and market the applications, capabilities, benefits, and results of the MD iMap program.

E. State Geographic Information Officer.

(1) There is a State Geographic Information Officer (GlO).

(2) The GlO shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of the Department of Information Technology.

(3) The GlO shall:

(a) Ensure that the MD iMap program supports the Governor's Policy Goals;

(b) Facilitate and coordinate the planning, implementation, and maintenance of the MD iMap program (including MD iMap policies and procedures);

(c) Develop, maintain, and operate an enterprise geospatial system, including the central store and catalog of MD iMap data and services available to agencies and the public;

(d) Recruit the Technical Committee membership;

(e) Appoint Technical Committee Chair(s);

(f) Provide oversight for the development of the MD iMap program;

(g) Establish and monitor MD iMap metrics;

(h) Establish and manage a MD iMap communications plan;

(i) Provide MD iMap education;

(j) Maintain a liaison relationship with State, regional, county, and municipal organizations;

(k) Promote, advertise, and market applications, capabilities, benefits, and results of the MD iMap program; and

(l) Assist in the identification and capturing of funding to support the MD iMap program.

F. Technical Committee.

(1) The Technical Committee shall consist of State agency personnel responsible for using and implementing MD iMap, local government, and private and nonprofit representatives in the field of geographical information systems.

(2) The Technical Committee shall:

(a) Facilitate the development of MD iMap contents, policies, and procedures;

(b) Establish and monitor MD iMap metrics;

(c) Provide staff support to workgroups;

(d) Provide MD iMap program status reports to the Executive Committee;

(e) Resolve issues identified by any work groups that have been established;

(f) Ensure consistency in any contents, policies and procedures developed by work groups;

(g) Submit MD iMap resources to the Executive Committee;

(h) Submit recommendations to the Executive Committee for changes, additions, or exceptions to MD iMap system infrastructure or data sets;

(i) Identify matters that need to be referred to the Executive Committee for resolution;

(j) Ensure the quality and timeliness of MD iMap resources;

(k) Review and provide advice on GIS-related projects to the Executive Committee or the GIO;

(l) Provide planning and oversight support for MD iMap GIS projects;

(m) Provide advice on GIS-related issues associated with MD iMap projects;

(n) Review MD iMap GIS projects to ensure that they conform to the MD iMap program policies;

(o) Promote, advertise, and market the applications, capabilities, benefits, and results of MD iMap; and

(p) Research new technologies.

G. Cooperation of State Agencies.All State departments, agencies, commissions, and boards are directed to cooperate with the Executive Committee, the GIO, and the Technical Committee in implementing the provisions of this Executive Order.

Effective date: March 13, 2012