Terms of Reference

To recommend to the Commission, in recognition of competence in weathercasting, those applicants for the Seal of Approval of the Society or Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation whose performance and program have met the specific criteria of informational value, explanatory value, technical competence, and communication skill; and to nominate recipients for the Society’s annual Award for Broadcast Meteorology. To consist of 12 members, with four appointed each year, each for a term of three years. Committee on the Station Scientist—comprising 12 members with four appointed each year, each for a term of three years, to promote and equip broadcast meteorologists to cover a broader range of science topics for their station. The commissioner will also serve as a member, and one member of the Board of Broadcast Meteorology will also be appointed as an ex-officio member of this Committee. CBM Exam Review Committee—comprising five members plus a chair, each for a renewable term of three years, to develop policies and procedures to ensure the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of the CBM exam.