AMS Election Information

Voting for the 2020 AMS President-Elect (President in 2021) and Council is now open. The elected leaders of AMS are charged with advancing AMS’s goals in the areas of weather, water and climate.  We value and appreciate your vote. The deadline to vote is 13 November 2019.

The AMS Nominating Committee welcomes recommendations from the membership of candidates for President-Elect and Council each year, which will be considered as that slate is prepared. Such recommendations will be most helpful if they are sent to the Nominating Committee by the end of December and are in the form of a 1-page letter describing the proposed candidate’s background and qualifications.

 

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2020 President-Elect Candidates

Michael R. Farrar
Michael R. Farrar

As the AMS celebrates our 100th anniversary, we find ourselves in a world with increasing skepticism of science and societal impacts of extreme weather and climate events...

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Michael H. Freilich
Michael H. Freilich

The AMS is uniquely poised to strengthen our profession and help lead the nation by expanding the consideration of scientific input for critical policy decisions...

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Council Candidates

Academic Sector

Harindra Joseph Fernando
Harindra Joseph Fernando

 Over the past century, AMS has surpassed its original focus on conventional weather forecasting to one that embraces holistic weather enterprise, establishing guidance and directives on critical societal issues, for example, climate change and natural disasters...

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Vernon R. Morris
Vernon R. Morris

The AMS must continue to grow in relevance to a more diverse national population while also serving those in greatest need globally...

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Government Sector

Derek Arndt
Derek Arndt

As our Society enters its second century, we face two strategic challenges common across many scientific societies...

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L. Ruby Leung
L. Ruby Leung

The weather and climate challenges that our society faces are expanding at a fast pace...

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Owen Shieh
Owen Shieh

To provide scientific “services for the benefit of society,” we must foster a culture of transdisciplinary research that is defined by a mutual respect and a desire for collaboration among our physical and social scientists...

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Private Sector

D. Matthew Coleman
D. Matthew Coleman

I am very excited to be considered for a position on the AMS Council and use my experience to help address current challenges facing the Society...

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Julie Pullen
Julie Pullen

AMS has already made considerable progress in the holistic representation of weather, water, and climate disciplines and in highlighting the impacts of extreme events...

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Joel Widder
Joel Widder

Service on the AMS Council would allow me to give back to the same community that has provided me many satisfying professional advocacy opportunities...

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