Barry Lee Myers, an AMS Member, is Chief Executive Officer of AccuWeather, Inc. in State College, Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming The AccuWeather CEO in 2007, Dr. Myers was the company's Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Since 1990, Dr. Myers has been a member of the Board of Directors of the American Weather and Climate Industry Association, the weather industry's trade association, serving as the industry's chief federal-relations officer. Dr. Myers is recognized as an expert in weather information exchange and public-private relationships in the weather field. He has also served as advisor to the Director of the U.S. National Weather Service at the U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization Meetings in Geneva, Switzerland in 2001 and 2007. Dr. Myers was a member of the Graduate School faculty in Penn State's nationally-recognized Smeal College of Business for 18 years. He has a BS degree in business administration and economics from the Pennsylvania State University and a JD degree from Boston University School of Law.