an AMS Member since 1976,
is a meteorologist and consultant in climate arts and sciences in Asheville, North Carolina.
She works to build collaborative projects with industry, academia, and professional trade associations.
As an expert consultant to the
she is a contributing author of the Global Framework for Climate Services
Implementation Plan and principal author of the User Interface Platform Annex,
which underpins international collaboration on climate services.
Formerly with the
United States National Climatic Data Center
Ms McGuirk was Special Advisor to the Director,
In recent years she served as NCDC's Chief of Staff and also as National Partnership
Liaison with the
Regional Climate Centers
American Association of State Climatologists
Working in fields such as aviation, agriculture, energy, hydrology, landscaping, and instrumentation, she supported WMO Commissions and also worked for
National Weather Service
ASOS Project and
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Wind Profiler Project.
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
of North Carolina Asheville
She ia a strong contributor to the NEMAC program in structured decision modeling
and spearheaded NCDC's contribution to the
American Planning Association
handbook, Planning for Our Energy and Climate Future
Ms McGuirk is a member of
Appalachian State University
External Advisory Board on Research Institute for Environment, Energy,
and Economics, the
Blue Ridge Sustainability Institute
AB-Sustainable Communities Initiatives
Asheville's HUB for economic development in climate, and
a Board Member of Asheville Sister Cities.
She has published on the topics of climate services, data managing, instruments, and on climate change impacts on U.S. transportation systems for the U.S.
National Research Council
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The content of this profile was last updated 25 July 2013
This web page was last updated 25 July 2013