Members & Groups


Our members’ professions range from students, professors, and researchers to professionals of all kinds and to the retired. Their interests which drive our meetings, publications, and activities range from very specific periods and types of historic maps to the use of remote sensing for modern cartography and GIS. And almost every member has an eclectic cartographic curiosity or two to share with you. Just check out our history to see the full spectrum of our interests.

We have several levels of membership including Student, Retired, Active, and Patron. These members have chosen to become Life Members:

  • Ronald R. Gustafson
  • Kathryn Purwin
  • William N. Harris
  • Philip Hoehn
  • David M. Rumsey
  • Glen McLaughlin
  • Michael S. Turrini
  • Kitty Newman
  • Albert Vogeler
  • Cherie A. Northon
  • Fred DeJarlais
  • Philip R. Simon
  • Leonard Rothman
  • John Fleming
  • Pat Boyce
  • Catherine MacMillan

Here are our Patron Members for 2014:

  • Curt and Marti Griggs
  • Warren Heckrotte
  • James Jeffery
  • Michael Maiuri
  • Christy McAvoy
  • Bill Owens-Smith
  • George & Edith Piness
  • Karen Roekard
  • Thomas Wyman

To join our band, please go to Membership for more details and an application form. Please note that CMS respects your privacy rights and will not disclose your personal information without your approval.


CMS encourages members to form groups with like-minded interests or geographic proximity. The group leadership needs only to submit the nature and purpose of the group to the CMS Board for its approval to receive assistance in establishing the group such as email lists and web site postings. Here are the currently active groups:


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