Tom Bogdan, an active AMS Member, a Fellow of the AMS, and a member of the AMS Council from 2011 to 2014, is President of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. He joined UCAR in 2012 after serving as director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center for five years. Prior to that he was a senior scientist and administrator at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Dr Bogdan's interests span the physical domain, from the solar system and space weather to terrestrial weather and related Earth system sciences. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 papers in solar-terrestrial research. He works closely with the World Meteorological Organization as the United States point of contact for space weather issues. In addition, he has chaired and served on numerous National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and United States National Research Council committees and panels that provide advice to federal agencies and policy makers. Dr. Bogdan has doctoral (1984) and master's (1981) degrees in physics from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree (1979) in mathematics and physics from the State University of New York at Buffalo.