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Infrastructure Gets a C from COGO

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Former governor says U.S. spatial data leadership has slipped. The nation’s spatial data infrastructure gets a barely passing grade of “C” indicating it “requires attention,” former Governor Jim Geringer (R-WY) reported on February 23. Speaking at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Geringer said the national spatial data infrastructure (NSDI), a […]

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VAS Hires JMP&A for Association Management

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Reston, VA – The Virginia Association of Surveyors (VAS) has announced the firm of John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. (JMP&A) has been selected to provide association management services for the organization effective January 1, 2015.”We are thrilled to hand the reins over to JMP&A,” said John Sehl, President of the Virginia Association of Surveyors. […]

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Reston Executive Selected for FAA UAS Working Group

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This originally appeared in the Reston Patch. John Palatiello, Executive Director of MAPPS, the association for private sector geospatial firms, and government affairs consultant with JMP&A, has been selected to represent MAPPS as a member of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) working group on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), according to a news release. Here’s more […]

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Maryland Society of Surveyors Selects John M. Palatiello & Associates to Provide Association Management Services

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Monday, April 28, 2014  Annapolis, MD – The Maryland Society of Surveyors (MSS) today announced it has retained the firm of John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. (JMP&A) to provide association management services. “JMP&A’s significant experience in the association management field and expert knowledge of the surveying profession made them an attractive candidate in our […]

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MAPPS, NSPS Testify on 3DEP, Land Inventory Before House Appropriations Subcommittee

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Thursday, April 10, 2014  Washington, DC, – John Palatiello, Executive Director of MAPPS, the association for private sector geospatial firms, and government affairs consultant to the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), testified today before the Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, U.S. House of Representatives advocating for funding for the […]

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John Palatiello Discusses Privatization on Fox News

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Watch the latest video at <a href=”//video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> “We’ve seen things like mapping , audio visual services, food services that were being in-sourced,” said John Palatiello, of the Business Coalition for Fair Competition. “In the Defense Department when Secretary Gates was still in office, he put an end to in-sourcing, because he found that it just wasn’t […]

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Palatiello Appointed to Virginia Geographic Advisory Board by Governor McDonnell

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RESTON, VA – John M. Palatiello, President and Owner of John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc., a public affairs consulting firm based in Reston, VA, has been appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell to the Virginia Geographic Information Network (VGIN) Advisory Board. The VGIN advisory board advises the Virginia Information Technologies Agency on issues related to […]

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John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. to Provide Government Relations Services to the National Society of Professional Surveyors

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RESTON, Virginia – February 19, 2013 – John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. (JMP&A), the premier public affairs consulting firm in the geospatial community, is pleased to announce it has been retained by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), the association of surveyors in the United States, to manage the organization’s government affairs in […]