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Sandra Crutcher

Executive Director

Past President (90-92)
(1989-1992) (ED since 1998)
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1st Inductee - BeSpatial / urisa ontario Hall of Fame. 

Awarded at the 30th anniversary celebration held in May 2017.  BeSpatial / urisa ontario recognized Sandra as a founding member for her over 30 years of contribution, influence and impact on the GIS community in Ontario. 

At the local level, Sandra Crutcher serves as the association's first executive director and in this position continues as an ex-officio member of its board of directors.

She is a charter and honourary member, a past president and has served on all committees. In her executive director role, she is responsible for office and board management support.

Sandra first joined URISA International in 1985.

Sandra was co-Chair for the 1997 URISA International Conference held in Toronto in July 1997 and has served as the Canadian representative on the Chapter Relations Committee. She has won various leadership and service awards at both the international and local level. At the 1996 annual meeting, Sandra was the first recipient of the URISA Ontario's Exemplary Service award and was once again presented with this award for the second time, along with Jury Konga at the 1998 annual meeting . In January 1999, she was appointed the association's executive director. At the May 2008 annual meeting, Sandra was awarded with the prestigious GIS Leadership award for her long-time commitment to supporting and advancing the association's goals.Sandra worked for the City of Toronto for 26 years in various management roles in areas such as planning, building, public health and corporate I&T.


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