Chris Markel, analyst for the transportation group at GeoDecisions, was recently elected president of the Pennsylvania Mapping and Geographic Information Consortium (PaMAGIC). Elected to the PaMAGIC board in 2002, Markel will now serve as president of the organization until the next Pennsylvania Geographic Information System (GIS) conference in 2004.GeoDecisions, headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., is a national software-independent information technology company that specializes in advanced geospatial technology. The firm is committed to supporting information technology in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PaMAGIC is a not-for-profit organization. Its mission is to provide leadership, coordination, and guidance to enhance the development, use, and access to spatial information and related services in Pennsylvania.