Keep the agencies and public of North Dakota informed with respect to GIS activities, technologies, projects, standards, and data.
Meet on a regular schedule, at least once per month.
Meet on a regular schedule with the associate members, at least once per year.
Enhance the likelihood of federal support for mapping and data acquisition in the state through SMAC and its own efforts.
Prioritize and direct the spending of the available GIS budget.
Promote partnerships and collaboration with other levels of government statewide, utilization of other resources - as part of a Strategic GIS strategy.
Look for GIS cost saving opportunities by coordination of software and hardware purchase, data acquisition, training, and support; identifying what other State agencies are doing with GIS, to help eliminate redundancies.
Promote the use of GIS to enhance the utilization of existing data.
Put North Dakota in the forefront of national use of GIS tools, technologies, and geospatial data warehousing.