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TERRA is a student run group of geospatially-minded students, faculty, staff, and researchers housed on the campus of Utah State University in Logan, Utah.  USU is proud of its trail blazing geospatial community and TERRA is an inclusive space where ideas can germinate, information can be shared, and actions will be taken to advance our collective geospatial knowledge and skills. 

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To provide USU students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to network, collaborate, learn, and discuss current topics in geospatial science.  
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First Meeting Recap

First meeting was held on September 21, 2022.


  • Officer Elections (see below)
  • QCNR Camp! Oct 21-23
    • TERRA responsible for a GPS scavenger hunt - we need volunteers! Email Tina
  • Mid Morning Mingle sign-up (link to sign-up)
    • The weekly social event formerly known as Coffee Hour
    • TERRA responsible for Wednesdays in November
    • Great fundraising opportunity for the club
  • Brainstormed guests and topics for upcoming meetings

Sign up for Mid Morning Mingle! 

TERRA is looking for member volunteers to set up the treat table and collect donations for the club coffers.

 ----SIGN UP HERE ----


Upcoming Events

        • QCNR's Camp Out Oct 21-23
        • November 16 is GIS day at USU. Watch for event posters!
        • UGIC's Map on the Hill coming up Feb 14 2023

How to get involved

Membership is open to registered USU graduate and undergraduate students and USU faculty, staff, and researchers.

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Current Officers (2022-2023)


Tina Sullivan
Presides over meetings of the organization, organizes officer meetings, oversees the planning and development of activities and events, assists officers with assignments, and communicate weekly with club faculty advisor. 

Vice President

Justin Berrett
Assists the president with duties. In charge of membership list. Obtains appropriate facilities for organization activities 

Public Relations Specialist/Secretary

Paige Sargeant
Take the minutes on officer meetings and club meetings. Collects and organizes society notes. Organizes calendar of events. 


Eric Hiatt
Organize fundraising, apply for USUSA funds, and keep financial documents in order. Is familiar with university and center accounting procedures and policies; pays organization bills; prepares all budget requests for funds; prepares and submits financial reports to the members; provides faculty advisor with a summary of financial records at the end of the academic year.

Faculty Advisor

Shannon Belmont

Serves as a contact person for any feedback TERRA would like to provide to college and university leadership and/or faculty; ensures that TERRA adheres to all of the standards outlined in its constitution; relays GIS Consortium-related information to TERRA as appropriate.