Dian Seidel is a Fellow and former Councilor of the American Meteorological Society and has chaired the AMS Committees on Climate Variability and Change and on Environmental Stewardship. She was Senior Scientist for Climate Measurements at NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory in College Park, Maryland, before retiring from federal service in 2016. Her research addresses global and regional climate change from the atmospheric boundary layer to the stratosphere; climate measurements and observing networks; climate engineering; and air quality. Her work has been recognized by the World Meteorological Organization, NOAA, the Department of Commerce, and others. She has contributed to the WMO/UNEP Scientific Assessments of Ozone Depletion and to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. She is a member of the DC Chapter of the AMS and enjoys judging local science fairs. She currently serves as a Director of the American Institute of Physics. Dian is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (BA), San Jose State University (MS), von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (MS) and the University of Maryland, College Park (PhD). She is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM No. 649).