Marjorie McGuirk, an AMS Member since 1976, is a meteorologist and climate specialist with the U.S. National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina. She works to build collaborative projects with industry, academia, and professional trade associations. Previously she was the Special Advisor to the Director, Tom Karl. In recent years she served as NCDC's Chief of Staff and also as National Partnership Liaison with Regional Climate Centers and the American Association of State Climatologists. As an expert consultant to the World Meteorological Organization, she was a contributing author of the Global Framework for Climate Services Implementation Plan and wrote the User Interface Platform Annex, which underpins international collaboration on climate services. Working in fields such as aviation, agriculture, energy, hydrology, landscaping, and instrumentation, she has supported WMO Commissions and has also worked for NOAA's National Weather Service and Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research. Ms. McGuirk was a contributing author to the USGCRP Strategic Plan for Sustained Assessments. She was instrumental in the development of the Climate Change and Society Master of Liberal Arts degree at the University of North Carolina Asheville. She was a strong contributor to the NEMAC program in structured decision modeling and serves on Appalachian State University's External Advisory Board on Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics. She spearheaded NCDC's contribution to the American Planning Association's handbook, Planning for Our Energy and Climate Future. Ms. McGuirk instigated Gaming the Future, an event in Asheville, which highlighted video games about climate change. She and her husband David sponsored Pillars of Climate, a competition for communicating science through art. She is a Member of Asheville's HUB for economic development. She has published on the topics of climate services, data management, instrumentation, and on climate change impacts on U.S. transportation systems for the U.S. National Research Council.