About GMIS


Publication: 2014-01-14



Name:GMIS International


GMIS International is an association of worldwide government IT leaders dedicated to providing best practice solutions for initiatives by providing its members with enhanced professional development, training, conferences, awards and networking while offering leadership though advocacy, research and shared experiences. GMIS International's primary mission is to leverage the collective knowledge of our members.


  • Government IT Leaders

  • IT ProfessionalsIn 1971, a group of IT professionals, realizing the need to foster the sharing of experiences among all levels of government involved in providing IT services, organized GMIS International. Today, we have members in 36 states. We have 15 State Chapter affiliates and we have 6 International affiliates.

  • GMIS MembersMembership in GMIS is open to public sector agencies at any level of government (federal, state, county, city, etc.) including schools (K-12, community college and university) and special districts. Corporate memberships are also available.

  • Public Sector Agencies

  • Schools

  • Colleges

  • Universities

  • Special Districts

  • Corporations

  • GMIS State ChaptersThere are currently 15 State Chapters affiliated with GMIS International. If a State Chapter exists for your state, you must be a member of the State Chapter to be a member of GMIS International. However, if there is no State Chapter for your state then you can join GMIS International directly.

  • GMIS Alabama ChapterAUM Center for Advanced Technologies, AL Baldwin County, AL City of Auburn, AL City of Daphne CIty of Decatur, AL City of Fairhope City of Gadsden, AL City of Gulf Shores, AL City of Mobile, AL City of Montgomery, AL City of Opelika, AL City of Orange Beach, AL City of Ozark, Al City of Tuscaloosa, AL Colbert County Commission, AL DeKalb County Commission, AL Franklin County Commission, AL Huntsville Airport Authority, AL Limestone County Commission, AL Morgan County, AL Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, AL The University of Alabama, Financial Affairs Info Technology, AL

  • GMIS Connecticut ChapterCity of Bristol, CT City of Meriden, CT City of Middletown, CT City of Milford, CT City of New Britain, CT City of New London, CT Town of Bloomfield, CT Town of Branford, CT Town of Clinton Tech Dept., CT Town of Enfield, CT Town of Fairfield, CT Town of Glastonbury, CT Town of Greenwich, CT Town of Groton, CT Town of Hamden, CT Town of Ledyard, CT Town of Manchester, CT Town of Mansfield, CT Town of Newington, CT Town of Newtown, CT Town of Simsbury, CT Town of South Windsor, CT Town of Stafford Town of Stratford, CT Town of Vernon, CT Town of Wallingford, CT Town of Wilton, CT

  • GMIS Georgia ChapterAugusta-Richmond County, GA Bibb County/Macon, GA Camden County Sheriff's Office, GA Camden County, GA City of Albany, GA City of College Park, GA City of Conyers, GA City of Douglas, GA City of Douglasville, GA City of Gainesville, GA City of Griffin, GA City of Kennesaw, GA City of Lagrange, GA City of Macon, GA City of Marietta, GA City of Monroe, GA City of Newnan, GA City of Riverdale, GA City of Rome, GA City of Savannah, GA City of Smyrna, GA City of St. Marys, GA City of Woodstock, GA Clayton County, GA Cobb County, GA Columbia County, GA Columbus Consolidated Govt. IT, GA County of White, GA Coweta County, GA Crisp County Board of Commissioners, GA Douglas County BOC, GA Douglas County, GA Fayette County Board of Commissioners, GA Fayette County Schools, GA Floyd County, GA Forsyth County, GA Glynn County, GA Gwinnett County, GA Hall County, GA Henry County Water & Sewer Authority, GA Henry County, GA Jackson County Board of Commissioners, GA Liberty County Information Technology, GA Lowndes County, GA Marietta City Schools, GA Paulding County, GA Rockdale County, GA South Georgia RDC, GA Walton County IT Department, GA

  • GMIS Illinois ChapterCity of Batavia, IL City of Highland Park, IL City of Mattoon, IL City of Moline, IL City of Park Ridge, IL City of Quincy, IL City of Rock Island, IL City of Rockford, IL City of St. Charles, IL Kane County, IL Madison County, IL Park Ridge Parks, IL Town of Normal, IL Village of Buffalo Grove, IL Village of Hoffman Estates, IL Village of Lake In The Hills, IL Village of Mount Prospect, IL Village of Mundelein, IL Village of Niles, IL Village of Oak Brook, IL Village of Oak Park, IL Village of Schaumburg, IL Village of Westmont, IL Village of Wilmette, IL

  • GMIS Kansas ChapterBarton County, KS Butler County, KS City of Colby, KS City of Hays, KS City of Hutchinson, KS City of Lawrence, KS City of Newton, KS City of Olathe, KS City of Salina, KS Cloud County, KS Coffey County, KS County of Osage Government, KS Douglas County, KS Ellis County, KS Ford County Harvey County Johnson County, KS Pottawatomie County, KS Riley County, KS Saline County, KS Sedgwick County, KS Shawnee County, KS

  • GMIS Michigan ChapterAllegan County, MI Barry County, MI Bay County, MI Charter Township of Canton, MI Charter Township of Grand Blanc, MI Charter Township of Independence, MI City of Ann Arbor, MI City of Birmingham, MI City of Burton, MI City of East Lansing, MI City of Farmington Hills, MI City of Howell, MI City of Kalamazoo, MI City of Lansing, MI City of Livonia, MI City of Novi, MI City of Riverview, MI City of Rochester Hills, MI City of Romulus, MI City of Southfield, MI City of Westland, MI City of Wyoming, MI County of Branch, MI County of Clinton, MI County of Eaton, MI County of Hillsdale, MI County of Monroe, MI County of Ottawa, MI County of Saginaw, MI County of St. Joseph, MI Crawford County, MI Emmet County, MI Grand Traverse County, MI Huron County Health Department, MI Ionia County Road Commission, MI Kent County, MI Lenawee County, MI Muskegon County, MI Sanilac County, MI St. Clair County Road Commission, MI Township of Plymouth, MI Van Buren County, MI Van Buren Township, MI

  • GMIS Nevada ChapterCarson City, NV City of Reno, NV City of Sparks, NV Department of Health & Human Services, NV Douglas County, NV NV Information Technology, NV Washoe County, NV

  • GMIS New Jersey ChapterAssociation of Environmental Authorities, NJ Atlantic County Utilities Authority, NJ Bergen County Sheriff's Office, NJ Borough of Lavallete, NJ Borough of Somerville, NJ Branchburg BOE, NJ Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority, NJ Cape May County M.U.A., NJ Cape May County, NJ Chester Board of Education, NJ City of Atlantic City, NJ City of Cape May, NJ City of Clifton, NJ City of East Orange, NJ City of Hackensack, NJ City of Long Branch, NJ City of North Wildwood, NJ City of Ocean City, NJ City of Plainfield, NJ City of Summit, NJ City of Ventnor City, NJ City of Vineland, NJ County of Bergen, NJ County of Burlington, NJ County of Cumberland, NJ County of Mercer, NJ County of Morris, NJ County of Ocean, NJ County of Passaic, NJ County of Salem, NJ County of Sussex, NJ Cresskill Board of Education, NJ Cumberland County Technical Education Center, NJ Delaware River Port Authority IS, NJ Egg Harbor Township, NJ Evesham Township, NJ Franklin Township, NJ Glen Rock Board of Education, NJ Harding Township, NJ Hardyston Township, NJ Hillside Board of Education, NJ Jefferson Township, NJ Lakewood Board of Education, NJ Lakewood Township, NJ Middlesex County, NJ Monmouth County, NJ MTUD, NJ New Providence BoED, NJ NJIT Ctr. Information Age Technology, NJ Ocean County Utilities Authority, NJ Office of Information Technology, State of New Jersey Passaic Valley Sewer Commissioners, NJ Point Pleasant Beach School District, NJ S. Orange Maplewood School District South Amboy Public Schools, NJ Teaneck Board of Education, NJ Town of Harrison, NJ Township of Bloomfield, NJ Township of Branchburg, NJ Township of Clinton, NJ Township of Denville, NJ Township of Montclair, NJ Township of Montville, NJ Township of North Brunswick, NJ Township of Old Bridge, NJ Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ Township of Plainsboro, NJ Township of Princeton, NJ Township of Roxbury, NJ Township of South Brunswick, NJ Township of Wall, NJ Township of Wayne, NJ Township of West Milford, NJ Township of Woodbridge, NJ Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, NJ Voorhees Township School District Wayne Township Board of Education, NJ Woodbridge Township School District, NJ

  • GMIS New Mexico ChapterCity of Alamogordo, Nm City of Albuquerque, NM City of Clovis, NM Dona Ana County, NM Los Alamos County, NM New Mexico Association of Counties, NM State Purchasing, NM Village of Ruidoso, NM

  • North Carolina Local Government Information System AssociationCity of Asheville, NC City of Fayetteville, NC City of Greenville, NC City of Jacksonville, NC City of Lexington, NC City of Reidsville, NC Cumberland County, NC Davidson County, NC Gaston County, NC Guilford County, NC Harnett County, NC Lenoir County, NC Lincoln County, NC Pitt County, NC Town of Kill Devil Hills Town of Nags Head, NC UNC Center for Public Technology, NC

  • GMIS Pennsylvania ChapterBradford County, PA County of Allegheny, PA County of Carbon, PA County of Venango, PA Westmoreland County, PA

  • GMIS Rhode Island ChapterCity of East Providence, RI City of Newport, RI City of Providence, RI City of Warwick, RI Middletown, RI RINET, RI State of Rhode Island - Department of Administration, RI Town of Burrillville, RI Town of East Greenwich, RI Town of Lincoln, RI Town of Narragansett, RI Town of Smithfield, RI Town of South Kingstown Town of Westerly, RI URI Public Safety, RI

  • GMIS South Carolina ChapterAiken County, SC Beaufort County IT, SC Berkeley County Government, SC Charleston County Public Library, SC Charleston County School Dist., SC Charleston County, SC City of Columbia, SC City of Easley, SC City of Greenville, SC City of Lancaster, SC City of Newberry, SC City of North Augusta, SC City of North Charleston, SC City of North Myrtle Beach, SC Colleton County, SC County of Greenville, SC County of Lexington, SC Dorchester County, SC Fairfield County, SC Horry County, SC Kershaw County, SC Lander University, SC Legislative Printing, SC Lower Savannah Council of Governments, SC Medical University of SC, SC Municipal Association of SC Oconee County, SC Pickens County, SC Richland County School District One, SC Richland County, SC Santee Cooper, SC SC Budget & Control Board, SC SC Department of Archives & History, SC SC Department of Revenue, SC SC Department of Social Services, SC SC DHEC, SC SC Disabilities and Special Needs, SC SC Division of State IT, SC SC Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, SC SC Public Service Commission, SC SC Retirement Systems, SC SC State Library, SC SC Technical College System, SC SCSOS, SC South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, SC Spartanburg County, SC Sumter County, SC The Citadel, SC University of South Carolina, SC

  • GMIS Utah ChapterCity of Bountiful, UT Layton City, UT Salt Lake City Corporation, UT Salt Lake County, UT Sandy City, UT Washington City, UT

  • GMIS Virginia ChapterCity of Chesapeake, VA City of Martinsville, VA County of Stafford, VA Fairfax County, VA Spotsylvania County, VA

  • GMIS International AffiliatesBy building alliances with international sister organizations, GMIS is providing its members with the opportunity to share with a wider array of government agencies and learn about their approaches to information technology management. Among the many benefits are: * Broadening the effects of local & state information technology in the process of globalization * Learning about money-saving techniques and methods by municipalities working in different countries * Technology transfer -- exposure to different technology systems * Potential for internships providing for mutual benefits of the host and the intern * Unified assessment of issues affecting all organizations' members * Development of templates for technology and innovation deployment * Noting accomplishments and sharing the results * Development of objective performance measurement processes, policies and standards * Participation in sister organization workshops and educational conferences * Promoting cultural exchanges to expose members to the impacts of technology around the world

  • LOLALOLA, the Linked Organisation of Local Authority ICT Societies, is the coordinating group for the international affiliations. The 2009 LOLA International Conference will be held at and during the 2009 SOCITM Conference in Edinburgh, UK, October 11-13. The 2010 LOLA International Conference will be held during the 2010 MISA Conference June 13-16 at the Fallsview Casino resort, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

  • KommITSSweden KommITS Anette Knutsson, Thorbjorn Larsson, Anette Knutsson, Thorbjorn Larsson,

  • SOCITMUnited Kingdom SOCITM Society of Information Technology Management Martin Ferguson,

  • ALGIMNew Zealand ALGIM Association of Local Government Information Management Mike Manson, Info:

  • VIAGNetherlands VIAG de Vereniging van Informatievoorziening en Automatisering in Nederlandse Gemeenten Arend van Beek, Info:

  • MISA/ASIMCanada MISA/ASIM Municipal Information Systems Association of Canada Harry Turnbull,

  • V-ICT-ORBelgium V-ICT-OR Eddy Van der Stock,

  • GMIS Executive BoardElected by Membership in August 2013

  • Janet ClaggettPresident -- Richland County, Columbia, SC

  • Matthew Wainwright1st Vice President -- Town of Middletown, Rhode Island

  • Brian Kelley2nd Vice President -- Portage County, Ravenna, OH

  • Bill Haight3rd Vice President -- Salt Lake City, UT

  • Justin Heyman4th Vice President -- Township of Franklin, Somerset, NJ

  • Lori-Ann FoxMembership Development -- South Kingstown, RI

  • Clark RainerInternational Director -- City of Stockbridge, GA

  • Sherri FlynnTreasurer -- City of Sparks, NV

  • Paul RuthExecutive Director -- Ga Dept of Public Health, Atlanta, GA