Oregon Chapter
American Meteorological Society

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Membership Information

The membership in this society is open to persons who are interested in the active support of the advance professional ideals in the science of meteorology and the development, exchange, and application of meteorological knowledge.

Informational Sheet(pdf)

Membership Application(pdf)

Activities & Offerings

Website Blog and past weather informational posts.

Monthly Business Meetings – These meetings combine technical and social interaction and occur throughout the year, except December and summer. All meetings are free and open to the general public.

Annual Meetings – These meeting include special topics like our “What Will the Winter Be Like” Winter Weather meeting in the fall, our spring chapter election meeting, and our barbeque picnic meeting that ends our year.

Technical Speaker Bureau – Chapter members are available for speaking events at school, colleges and private organizations.

History

The chapter, originally founded in 1947 as a branch of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), began as a meteorological seminar group with Oregon State College, now called Oregon State University.  In 1955, the chapter expanded to a state-wide chapter.  Currently, the chapter with over a 165 members is the largest chapter of the national American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Past Officers of the Oregon Chapter AMS(pdf)

60th Anniversary Paper ~summary of past Presidents - “issue of the day” (pdf)

 

Constitution

Chapter Constitution and Executive Board Duties.

Articles of Constitution and By-laws

Executive Board Duties