AMS Election Information

The results for the election of the 2024 AMS President-Elect (President in 2025) and Council are now in. The elected leaders of AMS are shown here.* AMS congratulates those who were elected, and thank all of the candidates who ran for their commitment to AMS and their ongoing service to the weather, water, and climate community.

AMS members elect our President-elect and AMS Council representatives each fall, each for a three-year term. The ballot includes candidates put forward by the AMS Nominating Committee as well as "petition" candidates. Recommendations for the Nominating Committee must be received by 14 February. Explore our webpages to learn more about the election process, or meet AMS leadership and the full Council.

 

2024 President-Elect

David Stensrud
David Stensrud

David J. Stensrud currently serves as Professor of Meteorology in the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at The Pennsylvania State University. He started his career at the NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory where his early work explored the benefits of short-range ensemble forecasting for severe weather prediction. At NSSL he served as research meteorologist, team leader, chief of the...

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2024 Councilors

Academic Sector

Ying-Hwa (Bill) Kuo
Ying-Hwa (Bill) Kuo

Ying-Hwa (Bill) Kuo is the Director of UCAR Community Programs at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. In this capacity, Bill oversees eight community programs that provide real-time data, software analysis tools, internship and fellowship programs, and educational resources to support the Earth system science community. Bill holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Meteorology from the...

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Clifford Mass, Candidate by Petition
Clifford Mass, Candidate by Petition

Cliff Mass is currently a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. As an undergraduate physics major, he worked with Carl Sagan and Stephen Schneider on planetary atmospheres and climate research. He received his Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences from the University of Washington, with a thesis on African Wave disturbances. After three-years at University of Maryland...

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Government Sector

Gina Eosco
Gina Eosco

Dr. Gina Eosco is the Weather Program Office’s (WPO) Division Chief for Science, Technology, and Society overseeing an interdisciplinary set of WPO programs including the Testbed and Vortex Program, Joint Technology Transfer Initiative, and the Social Science Program. For the last 6 years, she led the development and expansive growth of WPO’s Social Science Program (SSP) from inception to...

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Private Sector

Andrew Humphrey
Andrew Humphrey

Andrew Humphrey serves as chief meteorologist at WHBQ FOX13 Memphis. Humphrey’s informative weather forecasts and updates for the Mid-South region, covering portions of four states and the Mississippi River, can be seen weekdays during the 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. Humphrey’s passion for weathercasting and storytelling began as a child in suburban Washington, D.C., where he...

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Cynthia Atherton
Cynthia Atherton

Cynthia Atherton was most recently the director of the Science program at the Heising-Simons Foundation, where she oversaw a portfolio of research in climate change science, physics and astronomy, as well as an initiative to increase the number of women in physics and astronomy in the U.S. research academy. She was previously a science program director at the...

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*The Council selects a "Fifth Councilor" as per Article VII of the AMS Constitution in addition to those elected by the membership.