San Diego Regional GIS Council

Mission Statement

To serve as a forum for San Diego region public agencies to develop partnerships, and share information, ideas, strategies, and solutions regarding the management of GIS and related technologies in order to provide more efficient and effective service to our agencies and constituents.

Council Charter


Anyone who wishes to participate in the SDRGC is asked to join the council. Members receive meeting announcements, job postings and other information of interest to the San Diego GIS community.

If you would like to become a member, and are an employee of a nonprofit, NGO, or public agency, please use this link Membership Form.


At the November meeting Emily Perkins, GIS Manager, USGS San Diego Management and Monitoring Program presented on how they are using GIS for habitat and species management and monitoring. You can view that presentation here.

At the April meeting Drew Decker from the USGS demoed a new USGS web application that enables the public to create custom topographic maps on demand. The online application is called topoBuilder. Here is a link to the application. You can find more information about the application in the April meeting minutes here.

At the August meeting Jennifer Maria-Benavides, a GIS Analyst from the County of San Diego Assessor's Mapping Division, presented on the topic Assessor Maintained Parcels (AMP) & Assessor’s Index Maps production using GIS. You can view that presentation here.

The SANDAG Regional 3D Basemap is coming soon! Read the Announcement here.

If you would like to view historical meeting minutes, they have been archived here.