2009 Meetings


Winter Meeting

Topic
: Human Fatalities From Wind-Related Tree Failures in the United States, 1995-2007.

Speaker
: Dr. Tom Schmidlin, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Date/Time
: Saturday, 11 AM, March 14th, 2009

Meeting Location
: 309 McGilvrey Hall, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

Directions
: Downtown Kent is near the intersection of Ohio State Routes 43 and 59 in northern Portage County. McGilvery Hall is at the corner of South Lincoln and East Summit Streets. From the south (and from I-76) take Route 43 north for 4 miles into town. Turn right onto East Summit Street by the CVS. From the north and Route 59, head south on Route 43 (called South Water Street in Kent) and make the first left at the light onto East Summit Street. Once on East Summit, turn left at the first light and park in the parking lot on your right. The parking lot is at the rear of the DuBoise Bookstore and is usually free on the weekend. McGilvery Hall is across the street from the bookstore.On Line Directions.
Spring Meeting

Topic
: Weather Radar: A to dBZ.

Speaker
: Mark Thornton, 2006 graduate of the Penn State University Certificate of Achievement in Weather Forecasting.

Date/Time
: Saturday, May 16th at 10 AM.

Location
: Brunswick Library, Sycamore Meeting Room.

Directions
: Brunswick Community Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick, OH 44212. From I-71 exit west at Route 303. Turn right (north) on Center Road at a traffic light after just a few minutes on Route 303 west. The Sycamore Room is immediately on your right upon entering the library.
Summer Meeting

Topic
: An Inside Look at Weather Operations, Modeling and Corporate Support at First Energy.

Speaker
: Mr Fred Starheim, Mr Pete Manousos, and Mr. Brian Kolts of First Energy.

Date/Time
: Saturday, August 8th, 2009 at 10:30 AM.

Location
: First Energy Building - 76 S. Main Street, Akron. Emergency Operations Center Room.
Fall Meeting

Topic
: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Snow Removal and Winter Operations.

Speaker
: Mr Ed Haoui, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Date/Time
: Friday, November 6, 2009 at 7 PM.

Location
: National Weather Service, 5301 West Hanger Road, Federal Facilities Building, Cleveland Hopkins Airport, Cleveland, Ohio.

Note:
The Federal Facilities Building is locked. Ring the office from the front door to be escorted to the NWS conference room.
Christmas Get Together

Topic
: Social Gathering/Christmas Dinner, no chapter business.

Date/Time
: December 4th at 7 PM.

Location
: Roadhouse/Brown Derby of Medina, 5051 Eastpointe Drive, Medina, OH 44256

Directions
: I-71 to Route 18 West (to Medina). Eastpointe Drive is the first right, immediately after the highway interchange.